Grant recipients in 2019:

Eldora Community Garden (food donation garden) $2500

Hardin County Ag Society – CCC/POW (research materials) $1000

La Luz Hispana (laptops) $2500

Mid-Iowa Community Action (food pantry) $2500

Northeast Hamilton Elementary (chicken coop) $2500

Riverbend Middle School (sculpture) $2500

Scenic City Boat Club (ski museum) $5000

Steamboat Rock Public Library (handicap ramp/patio) $2500

Winter Rec Fest (ice skating equipment) $1125

Grant recipients in 2018:

Ackley Public Library (lunch ‘n learn) $300

Alden Elementary School (books & activities) $1550

Alden Public Library (DVD storage system)  $2000

Cub Cadet Childhood Center – Latimer (splash pad) $2500

Iowa Falls Historical Society (TV screen for depot) $700

Mid-Iowa Community Action (food bank) $1000

NE Hamilton Elementary (greenhouse/lab) $2500

Riverbend Child Care (wall repair) $3300

Riverbend Middle School (sculpture park) $2500

Rock Run Elementary (books) $5000

Steamboat Rock Visionary Group (park improvement) $2000

St. Matthew’s By-The-Bridge (organ series) $600

Wings of Refuge (computer and supplies) $1050

Grant recipients in 2017:

South Side Elementary School, Hampton (10 ipads & cart)     $5900

Iowa Falls CSD (Pineview & Rock Run) (updating library books)    $2000

MARS (supporting multiple sclerosis research)     $2000

Barlow Memorial Library (Makerspaces project)     $1000

Hardin Co. Performance Series (performances)     $3500

Pat Clark Summer Art Camp    $1500

Eldora Public Library (Google Expeditions)   $2000

St. Matthew’s Summer Organ Recitals     $800

Alden Public Library (additional programming)  $2500

Hubbard-Radcliffe CSD (performing arts facilities)      $5000


Grant recipients in 2016:

MARS (MS research) $2000

Hardin Co. Performance series $2500

Edgewood Place (web page)  $500

Ackley Public Library (town photos) $ 300

Steamboat Rock Visionary Group (city park) $2500

Franklin Co. Food Pantry (supplies) $1000

Kiwanis Club of Hampton (playground equipment) $2500

New Providence Pride & Progress (children’s park) $2500

Eldora Public Library (Legos) $700

La Luz Hispana of Hampton (family sewing project)   $1000

Alden Public Library (craft space project) $2500

Downtowner’s Circus Crew (IF) (Friday night shows) $3500

Hardin County Food Pantry (supplies)   $1000

Hubbard Historical Society (computer and printer) $1000



These are some of the older projects which have been funded by the Barlow Family Foundation in the past:

Matching Funds Community Challenge

Robert W. Barlow Memorial Library

Iowa Falls-Alden Community Schools

Ellsworth Community College