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Rich Eychaner Charitable Foundation


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Rich Eychaner Charitable Foundation

P.O. Box 1797

Des Moines, IA United States 50305

Telephone: (515) 262-0000


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-11-30)

Assets: $38,964

Total giving: $137,246






Established in IA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation mission is to promote tolerance and non-discrimination by investing in distinguished students through Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program and the Mildred Eychaner Scholarship in De Kalb, Illinois.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to residents of IA and IL to attend selected colleges in those states.

Howard and Mildred Eychaner Minority Scholarship

Scholarships are available for minority students (as to sexual orientation, race, national origin and/or physical challenge) who will attend Northern Illinois University. Deadline Mar. 17.

Matthew Shepard Scholarship

Scholarships are available for IA high school students who are openly gay or lesbian and attending Iowa State University, the University of Iowa or the University of Northern Iowa. Deadline Mar. 31.

Fields of Interest

  • Education

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-11-30

Assets: $38,964 (market value)

Gifts received: $204,468

Expenditures: $243,748

Total giving: $137,246

Qualifying distributions: $196,968

Giving activities include:

$137,246 for 41 grants to individuals (high: $11,755; low: $500)