Go Iowa Fund Grant Program


The Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund was established by Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company through the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB).  The purpose is to provide a structure for our employees and other individuals to request money to support good causes, organizations or philanthropies that they are involved in.

Who Can Benefit?
The Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund can only make grants that benefit Iowa based charities, Iowa activities or to organizations that have a presence in Iowa.  Operational and personnel expenses are not eligible to be funded.  Grants are awarded twice per year.

What Documents Are Required?
The original, plus 7 copies of our application and any supporting documentation, all stapled in the upper left corner, must be at the Iowa 80 Group / CAT Scale office by 4:30 p.m. on the deadline date, or the business day preceding the deadline if the deadline falls on a holiday or weekend.  No late applications will be accepted.

Deadlines are: June 1, 2015 & December 1, 2015

 Acceptable Supporting Documentation:

  1. Organization Mission Statement
  2. Certificate of Existence from Iowa Secretary of State
  3. Letter of designation as a tax exempt organization from the IRS
  4. Conceptual drawings / photographs of project or activity
  5. Detailed project budget

Applications may be mailed or delivered in person to:

Iowa 80 Group / CAT Scale
Go Iowa Fund
515 Sterling Drive
Walcott, IA 52773

How Are Grants Awarded?
Applications are evaluated by the Grant Committee, who may request additional information from applicants by calling or asking a person or organization to appear in person before the committee. The maximum grant consideration is $2,000.00.  The Grant Committee makes the final decision on all grants.  Grant recipients will be notified by mail.  A list of grant awards will also be posted on the Iowa 80 Group and CAT Scale websites.

Click here to download the Iowa 80 Group / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Application form

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