2017 – Twenty-nine projects received funding in 2017 for a total of $133,348

  • Adel Oakdale Pride: $2,500
    Oakdale Cemetery Improvements
  • Adel Home Care Services: $2,500
    Food proofer cabinet, upgrade floor
  • Adel Team Run Free: $2,000
    Special needs run cart
  • Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry: $4,233
    Air conditioning, office equipment
  • Adel Public Library: $2,800
    Community room flooring
  • Bouton Veteran’s Memorial: $5,000
    Reconstruct memorial
  • Dallas County Food Bank of Iowa: $7,000
    Dual axle delivery truck
  • Dallas County Habitat for Humanity: $5,000
    Storage trailer
  • Dallas County Brenton Arboretum: $2,000
    Color copier
  • Dallas Center – Spurgeon Manor: $3,000
    Rehab equipment
  • DeSoto AHeinz57: $14,000
    New surgical equipment, bldg.
  • DeSoto Public Library: $1,017
    Laptops
  • Granger Hawks Dug Out Club: $5,600
    Baseball bullpen fencing
  • Granger Parks and Rec: $3,500
    Lighting for Centennial Park
  • Granger Police Department: $1,882
    In-car and body cameras
  • Minburn Comm. Betterment: $2,500
    Parking lot improvements
  • Minburn Fire and Rescue: $800
    Gas detection equipment
  • City of Minburn: $9,000
    City Hall/library roof
  • Perry Historic Preservation: $1,500
    Veteran Mem repairs Violet Hill
  • Perry Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter: $3,630.47
    One room school house Forest Park
  • Dallas Co. Conservation: $20,000
    Raccoon River Valley Bike Trail
  • Perry New Hope Bargain Shoppe: $1,300
    Display racks/ point of sale I pad
  • Perry Performing Arts HS: $2,500
    Theatre equipment
  • Perry Paces Program: $2,500
    Student program equipment
  • Perry Industrial Tech: $5,000
    Mobile welding carts
  • Perry Lutheran Home: $5,585.34
    Intergenerational day care
  • Perry Public Library: $2,000
    Chairs
  • Perry Art on the Prairie: $5,000
    Metal sculpture
  • Waukee Public Library Friends: $10,000
    Children’s Library Updates

2016 – Twenty-one projects received funding in 2016 for a total of $111,085

  • ADM Fine Arts Boosters: $5,000
    Choir robes and professional attire
  • ADM Ag Science Ed:  $949
    6 microscopes
  • Adel Public Library:  $2,580
    Early literacy station
  • HomeCare Services, Inc. of Dallas County:  $8,000
    ADA vehicle/bus
  • Clive Parks and Recreation:  $8,000
    Pickleball courts in Wildwood Park in Clive
  • Dallas Center Parks and Rec:  $18,200
    ADA restrooms by bike trail
    (Recipient of Grow Greene County Grant Funds)
  • The Brenton Arboretum:  $1,673
    Program equipment
  • De Soto Police Department:  $8,027
    Speed trailer to alert drivers
  • De Soto Public Works:  $1,338
    Equipment for food stand at ball park
  • AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport, Inc:  $1,500
    LCD projector and sound system
  • Dallas County Habitat for Humanity:  $4,500
    Repairs to 3 homes in Dallas Center and Redfield
  • Dexter Community House:  $4,000
    Historical Marker at Roundhouse
  • Hawks Dugout Club:  $4,000
    Bleachers and press box
  • Granger Parks and Recreation:  $2,000
    Foul poles and batting cage for little league field
  • Dallas County Conservation Board:  $20,000
    Connecting Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail
  • Perry Community Schools:  $2,000
    Flooring for fitness room
  • City of Perry:  $5,000
    Benches for downtown
  • Perry Public Library:  $3,000
    LED fixtures and lights
  • Art on the Prairie:  $1,000
    Multi-function printer
  • City of Urbandale, Parks and Rec:  $4,000
    Educational prairie and natural areas in Walnut Creek Regional Park
  • Dallas County Foundation:  $6,318
    Marketing and Administration

2015 – Twenty projects received funding for a total of $88,374.25

  • Adel DeSoto Minburn Soccer Club-Adel: $4,070
    8 additional goals
  • Adel Parks and Recreation-Adel: $6,000
    Community archery center
  • Brenton Arboretum: $2,500
    People transporter
  • Dallas County Conservation: $20,000
    Connecting High Trestle Trail to Raccoon River Valley Trail
  • DeSoto Fire and Rescue: $3,200
    New air packs and air bottles
  • DeSoto Public Library: $844.63
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programming materials
  • Friends of Granger Public Library: $820
    Update furniture
  • Minburn Community Betterment: $3,523.47
    Security system for Minburn Depot renovation
  • Minburn Firefighters: $6,400
    New personal protective gear
  • Perry Area Swim Team: $350
    Timing system for swim meets
  • Art on the Prairie; $565
    Portable audio system
  • Perry Community School: $2,000
    Poppy Art Project
  • Perry Community School: $2,500
    Fitness Equipment
  • Perry Community School: $2,850
    Music storage system
  • Waukee Trailhead Public Art: $15,000
    Installation of public art at Waukee trailhead
  • City of West Des Moines: $5,000
    Pedestrian crossing signal at 65th & Ashworth
  • West Des Moines Police Department: $1,000
    Training equipment for rape aggression and defense systems
  • Woodward-Granger Elementary School: $4,250
    Chromebooks for Library
  • Woodward Public Library: $1,405
    5 computer tablets
  • Dallas County Foundation: $6,096.15
    Marketing and Administrative

2014 – Twenty-two projects received funding for a total of $96,944.44

  • Adel Historical Museum: $8,000
    Nile Kinnick, Jr. Addition
  • Adel HomeCare Services: $5,000
    Replace windows and doors of congregate meal center.
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Iowa: $1,000
    Replenish program supplies in 8 Dallas County Schools.
  • Dallas County 4-H Youth Committee: $5,800
    New Bleachers for open sided show ring.
  • Dallas County Environmental Health Dept. $3,400
    Purchase in-door quality monitor.
  • DeSoto Fire & EMS: $3,650
    Update fire equipment.
  • Granger American Legion Post 717: $8,000
    Improvements to post building.
  • Granger Youth Ball: $916
    Build concrete bunker for infield material.
  • Perry-Art on the Prairie: $2,400
    Signage for event.
  • Perry Community School District: $4,851
    Purchase iPads PreK-5th grade students.
  • Perry St. Patrick Catholic School $5,000
    School security upgrades to interior/exterior doors.
  • Perry Volunteer Fire Dept.: $6,000
    Purchase compter controlled fire training equipment.
  • Perry Fullhart/Carnegie Charitable Trust: $3580
    Update its website content.
  • Perry Public Library: $2,500
    Digitization of Perry’s newspaper microfilm.
  • Perry-Rowley Masonic Community: $3,500
    On-site bladder scan unit.
  • Urbandale Parks & Rec.: $5,000,
    Outdoor fitness stations.
  • West Des Moines Parks & Rec.: $3,000
    Huston Ridge Park basketball court and landscaping.
  • West Des Moines EMS: $3,000
    Purchase practice mannequins and AED trainers.
  • Woodward-Envision Woodward!: $3,947.44
    Swimming pool painting.
  • Woodward-Granger Community School District: $2,400
    Purchase acoustic piano.
  • Woodward-Granger Baseball Renovations: $8,000
    Replace Baseball Dugouts.
  • Woodward-Granger Hawk Staduim Project: $8,000
    Stadium Field House

2013 – Twenty-five projects received funding for a total of $91,593.55:

  • Adel DeSoto Arts Boosters Club: $5,000
    Purchase stage boxes and audio equipment for school auditorium
  • ADM Community School District: $8,000
    Update playground equipment
  • Adel Lions Club: $5,000
    Purchase vision screening digital camera for child screening
  • Adel Public Library Foundation: $1,500
    Purchase materials to produce daycare outreach kits for patrons
  • Brenton Arboretum-Dallas Center: $3,200
    Navigational signage for stormwater project
  • Dallas Center Roy R. Estle Memorial Library: $9,000 
    Electronic community activity sign
  • DeSoto Police Department: $1,200
    Purchase new computer
  • DeSoto United Methodist Church: $3,200
    Purchase safety equipment for city emergency shelter
  • DeSoto United Methodist Church-DeSoto: $2,500
    Generator for Community Storm Shelter
  • DeSoto Public Library: $2,000 
    Purchase Computer Systems
  • AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport: $6,700
    DeSoto, Facility improvement
  • Dexter Community Foundation/City Park: $7,500
    Construct new restrooms
  • City of Granger Parks and Recreation Board: $2,500
    Phase 4 of Community Center
  • Grimes Public Library: $1,000
    Purchase I-pads for technology lab
  • Dr. Eugene R. Brady Library – Perry High School: $2,500 
    Update hard-cover book collection 
  • Perry Volunteer Fire Department: $5,383.55
    Purchase equipment for emergency ATV
  • Dallas County Hospital Foundation – Perry: $1,000
    Create in-door walking trail for patients
  • Redfield Lions Club: $9,000
    Electronic message board
  • Waukee Area Christian Free Clinic: $2,500
    Computer and software
  • Waukee Area Arts Council: $1,250 
    Computer and printer equipment
  • WDM Fire Department: $8,000 
    New weather siren in Dallas County
  • WDM Police Department: $1,500
    Funds to purchase a medicine return/drug collection
  • WDM Public Works Dept: $4,160
    Install remote access control equipment at 4 Dallas County speed zone flasher units
  • Woodward Police Department: $500
    New electronic control device

2012 – Twenty-one projects received funding for a total of $91,300:

  • ADM Community Schools-Adel: $5,000
    Purchase Biomedical Sciences Microscopes and EKG Sensor Devices
  • ADM Fine Arts-Adel: $5,000
    Purchase risers and sound shell
  • American Legion Post 464-Adel: $5,000
    Update restrooms to handicap accessible
  • Dallas County Library Association-Dexter: $5,740
    Digitize Publications and create searchable data
  • Brenton Arboretum-Dallas Center: $2,800
    Purchase portable microphone and lectern
  • Dallas Center Parks and Rec-Dallas Center: $5,000
    Purchase handicap playground equipment
  • Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Benevolent Association Adel : $2,664 
    Purchase laptop and computer software
  • Dallas County Conservation-Perry: $20,000
    Construct 33 mile Raccoon River Valley Trail 3rd and final pledge
  • DeSoto United Methodist Church-DeSoto: $2,500
    Generator for Community Storm Shelter
  • City of Granger Parks and Rec – Granger: $2,000
    Construct cement pads, bleachers, benches at ball park
  • City of Minburn, Public Library-Minburn: $2,040
    Purchase panels and steel shelving
  • Perry Lutheran Home-Perry: $4,500
    Construct outdoor deck
  • St. Patrick’s Catholic School-Perry: $4,000
    Purchase 30 Netbooks and 40 iPads for use by students
  • Van Meter Methodist Church-Van Meter: $4,500
    Purchase trailer and camping equipment
  • City of Waukee, Fire Department-Waukee: $3,650
    Purchase Optical Preemption light for two Abulances
  • City of Waukee Public Librar-Waukee: $2,000
    Purchase biography and memoir selections as replacements
  • City of Woodward, Social Center-Woodward: $2,500 
    Building repairs, front door, furnace, awning
  • Envision Woodward-Woodward: $2,100
    Phase 4, purchase park benches, picnic tables, landscaping

2011 – Twenty-one projects received funding for a total of $91,297:

  • City of DeSoto-Public Library: $1,000
    Family story time materials
  • Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce-Adel: $7,000
    Donor kiosk and brick apron
  • American Legion Post 0717-Granger $2,000
    Building tuck pointing and repair
  • American Legion Post 403-Van Meter: $7,000
    Construct new community center building
  • Bouton Fire Department-Bouton: $4,000
    Purchase 6 oxygen air packs
  • Brenton Arboretum-Dallas Center: $1,800
    Equipment for growing tree seedlings
  • City of Dawson-Dawson: $5,000
    Construct school bus shelter
  • City of Linden: $7,000
    Purchase New Playground Equipment
  • City of Granger-Granger: $1500
    Purchase new stair chair
  • City of Perry Public Library-Perry: $2,000
    Purchase new computer
  • City of Urbandale-Urbandale: $5,000 
    Enhance trail system in Walnut Creek Park
  • City of Waukee-Waukee: $5,000
    Build restroom facility at bike trail head location
  • Dallas County Conservation-Perry: $20,000
    Construct 33 mile Raccoon River Valley Trail, 2nd year
  • Dallas County Fair Association-Adel: $5,000
    Purhcas marqee entrance signage
  • Van Meter Athletic Booster Club-Van Meter: $4,000
    Construct new all weather track
  • Waukee Area Arts Council-Waukee: $2,000
    Purchase portable sounds system and lighting
  • Woodward Legion Post 211-Woodward: $600
    Purchase 6 high quality tents for Boy Scout Troop 141
  • Dallas Coundy Foundation: $6,147
    Marketing and administrative
  • Perry Child Development-Perry: $2,500
    New kitchen appliances
  • Washington Township School: $1,250
    Replace concrete slab

2010 – Sixteen projects received funding for a total of $96,450:

  • Dallas County Conservation: $20,000
    33 Mile Raccoon Valley Trail
  • De Soto Fire & Rescue: $7,000
    Purchase Fire Gear Washer & Building Siding
  • Dallas Center Celebrations, Inc.: $4,000
    Purchase Equipment & Entertainment Leases
  • Dallas County Hospital: $5,000
    Phase II of Walking Trail and Green Space
  • Dexter Community Foundation: $2,000
    Truman Plowing Historical Marker
  • Dexter Community Foundation: $2,000
    Museum Displays and Lighting
  • Dexter Community Foundation: $2,000
    Purchase Summer Library Books
  • City of Granger, Parks Department: $6,000
    Purchase New Equipment, Tables & Chairs)
  • Home Care Services, Inc., Adel: $7,500
    Purchase New Transportation Bus
  • Boy Scouts of America – Hispanic Soccer Program – Perry: $7,000
    Purchase Uniforms and Equipment
  • Hawk Stadium Project – Woodward: $8,000
    New Football Field and Track
  • Perry Economic Development, Inc.: $7,500
    DMAAC Career Technical Facility Academy Building in Perry
  • Redfield Public Library: $1,325
    Purchase 2 New Computers and Monitors
  • Envision Woodward: $7,675
    Create Trail Head as Gateway to Des Moines River Bridge
  • Spurgeon Manor – Dallas Center: $3,000
    Purchase e-stim and Ultrasound Machine
  • Dallas County Foundation: $6,450
    Marketing & Administrative

2009 – Twenty projects received funding for a total of $101,365:

  • Adel Public Library: $3,800
    Computer Software – Library Manager – web based
  • City of Adel – Police Department: $4,200
    Purchase 3 Automated External Defibrillators
  • Adel Historical Museum: $4,800
    Install new Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Adel Concerned Citizens: $600
    Improve European appearance to the Court House Square
  • American Legion Post 0261 – Redfield: $9,000
    Construct new Legion Hall/Community Building
  • Public Arts Commission – Clive: $9,000
    Install Public Arts Piece to Honor History of Shuler Mines
  • Children and Families of Iowa – Des Moines: $2,100
    Purchase New Laptop Computer
  • Parks and Recreation – Dallas Center: $7,500
    Purchase New Playground Equipment
  • De Soto Public Library: $3,200
    Computer Software – Library Manager
  • Dexter Public Library: $5,575
    Purchase Computers and Book Shelving
  • Dexter Community Foundation : $4,000 
    Purchase Historical Marker WHO National Plowing Match 1948
  • Woodward Public Library Foundation: $5,000
    Purchase New Computers
  • Parks and Recreation Department – Granger: $3,300
    Landscape – install turf and native grasses
  • Home Care Services – Adel: $7,525
    Purchase New Transportation Bus
  • Hospice of Central Iowa – Perry: $1,500
    Software for Electronic Clinical Records
  • City of Perry: $4,200
    Purchase Four Unit Bike Lockers on Bike Trail
  • City of Perry: $4,000
    Landscaping Project for the Union Pacific Depot
  • Minburn Public Library: $5,500
    Purchase New Computers and Printers
  • Minburn Community Betterment Group: $5,200
    Restoration of Historic Railroad Depot)
  • Dallas County Foundation: $11,365
    Marketing & Administrative

2008 – Fifteen projects received funding for a total of $58,854:

  • City of DeSoto Parks Department: $5,000
    Fund Ball Field Grounds Improvements
  • Dallas County Hospital Foundation: $5,000
    Construct Hospice Serenity Suites
  • City of Granger-Police Department: $1,500 
    Purchase Automated External Defibrillator
  • City of Perry: $4,000
    Construct Bus Shelters
  • Woodward-Granger HS Booster Club: $5,000
    Baseball Field Lights
  • City of Perry Economic Development: $5,000
    Restore Historic Union Pacific Depot
  • City of Perry Volunteer Fire Department.: $3,000 
    Remodel Fire Underwater Rescue Van
  • Perry Child Development Center: $5,000
    Renovate Building to meet Accreditation Criteria
  • Washington Township School: $4,000
    Restoration of the Heating & Cooling System
  • Speak the Word Church: $2,500
    Purchase & Distribute Complimentary Back Packs to Students in the ADM Schools
  • Perry Com. Schools-Perry’s Band of Brothers: $3,000
    Purchase Bricks & Granite Materials for Memory Gardens
  • Dallas County Supervisors-Dallas County Fair Grounds:$5,000 
    Construct New ADA Bath & Shower Facilities
  • Adel Partners-Adel: $3,500 Sponsorship Book Fair Speakers)
    Dallas County Public Health Nursing: $3,500 Purchase Passports to be used in Outdoor Curriculum
  • Dallas County Foundation: $3,854 
    Marketing & Administrative