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» Provide Terry Trueblood IPRA Conference Fellowships (named in his honor)
» Provide 1/2 the funding with IPRA funding towards an NRPA Fellowship awarded on a competitive basis
» Provide funding towards a display booth at the Iowa League of Cities Conference, since 2009
» Provide support to the Annual Leadership Institute
» Start-up funding towards the IPRA Public Awareness Campaign, Parks Grow Healthy Communities with ongoing partnerships
» Assistance to IPRA to print the history of IPRA’s First 50 Years
» $2,500 donation to the Ahrens Institute for the National Recreation and Park Association Headquarters
» Award of one annual scholarship from 1997-2007 raising the amount from $600 in the first year to $1,000 in 2008 and 2009
» Led a three-year, $50,000 fundraising initiative towards renovations and $8,000 towards a maintenance fund for a home in Grinnell (gifted by the Ahrens Foundation) to become the headquarters for the Iowa Park and Recreation Association and the Iowa Amateur Softball Association
Annual Foundation Golf Outing and Auction is the primary fundraising event.
(Your generous tax deductible gift will be an investment in the park and recreation profession as well as an investment in the betterment of Iowa communities)
Donations are received by the Treasurer and Registered Agent, Doug Bylund.
Exempt Status - The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and is exempt from federal income tax. All contributions are deductible under Section 170 (c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.