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The Van Buren Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Van Buren Foundation, Inc.

714 First St.

Keosauqua, IA United States 52565-0130

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $7,395,868

Total giving: $243,536





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Jon Finney, P.O. Box 475, Keosauqua, Iowa 52565, tel.: (319) 293-3129


Incorporated in 1959 in IA

Purpose and Activities

Grants for local community development and education.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships and student loans limited to graduating seniors of Van Buren Community High School, IA, and Harmony High School, IA. Educational loans to individuals studying in medical- and healthcare-related fields who are residents of Van Buren County, IA.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Hospital care
  • In-patient medical care
  • Public administration

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $7,395,868 (market value)

Gifts received: $274,546

Expenditures: $352,327

Total giving: $243,536

Qualifying distributions: $295,985

Giving activities include:

$212,554 for 34 grants (high: $70,000; low: $189)

$30,982 for 15 grants to individuals (high: $7,554; low: $500)