Urbandale residents and supporters gathered on November 4, 2021 to honor eight community organizations serving Urbandale residents and award $31,600 to in grants.
Those honored were:
*Urbandale Historical Society was awarded $6,000 for derecho repair
*Urbandale Community Theater was awarded $2,000 for the 2022 production of Bye Bye Birdie
*Urbandale Education Foundation was awarded $4,000 for Make-A-Difference grants
*Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines was awarded $5,000 for winter coats
*Urbandale Adult Band was awarded $800 for new music
*Urbandale Lions Club was awarded for $2,800 for new bingo tables
*Waukee Education Foundation was awarded $6,000 for mental health services for Urbandale residents in the Waukee School District
*Urbandale Community Action Network was awarded $5,000 for new technology
Applications are submitted each fall and then the Endow Urbandale board selects the recipients based on need and merit. To date, Endow Urbandale has granted $170,751 to local organizations serving Urbandale residents.