About Us



The Endow Urbandale Community Fund (Endow Urbandale) is a tax-qualified community foundation managed by Urbandale citizens to facilitate charitable giving in Urbandale. Endow Urbandale supports the charitable, cultural and civic needs of our community now and for generations to come. Endow Urbandale also provides a resource for other community organizations and individuals who wish to create their own charitable endowment funds.

Established in 2001, Endow Urbandale and its affiliated funds, as of June 202020, have in excess of $1.3 million in managed assets. Gifts to the Endow Urbandale Community Fund are not immediately spent, but are left to accumulate and grow through prudent investment. Endow Urbandale presently limits its annual spending to no more than 5% of the fund balance.  Grants from the fund are used to enhance Urbandale’s quality of life by targeting:

  • Education
  • Youth development
  • Community betterment
  • Cultural amenities
  • The Arts
  • Health and Human Services needs

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Donations made be mailed to:
Endow Urbandale
PO Box 42201
Urbandale, Iowa 50322