Henry K. Peterson Foundation

The Henry K. Peterson Foundation annually provides grants to nonprofit organizations who, as part of their stated mission, provide services to the disabled population of Southwest Iowa.

Henry K. Peterson (1884-1966) was born in Council Bluffs Iowa. After graduating from Drake University Law School in 1908, he practiced law, served as the Council Bluffs City Attorney, became a 1936 Congressional candidate, and the first chair of the Council Bluffs City Planning Commission. In 1955, he was appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court where he served for ten years.

How do you submit an application?

Applications can now be submitted electronically. Please click here to learn about the Online Grants Center and how to begin the application process. If your organization has an existing account, please login using the link provided.

The Henry K. Peterson Foundation annually awards approximately $10,000 in total to nonprofit organizations.

When is the deadline?

The Henry K. Peterson Foundation is accepting 2019 grant applications through November 1, 2019.