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In 2022 The Legacy Foundation was Honored to Support the Following Local Projects!

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation board of directors at their annual January planning retreat voted and approved the 2022 Budget for community services that supports its mission statement.

$10,000 to Des Moines Metropolitan Park District, Mt Rainier Pool- Accessible Teen Lifeguard Training

$10,000 to Destination Des Moines Waterland Festival- Free Children's Arts Festival and Summer Events for Families

$5,000 to Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market- Capitol Purchase (Market Canopies) and Matching Funds (Food for Low Income Seniors)

$2,000 to Grace Lutheran Church- Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Van- Services for Low Income Seniors

$10,000 to Youth Experiential Training Institute- Outdoor Recreation Activities for Low Income Youth

$9,100 to City of Des Moines- Public Art Purchases including: American Venus by Karsten Boysen, Tail Slap by Pat McVay, and Harpoon by Ben Dye, and Summer Concert by The Beatnicks

$25,000 to City of Des Moines- Play Area Replacement at historic Des Moines Field House Park, TBD

$5,000 to Grace In Action- Build/Repair Residential Accessways for Des Moines Seniors

$10,000 to General Fund- Insurance, Licensing, Storage, Website, Administrative Costs, and $2,000 City Currents/Waterland Blog Marketing.

Please note that the release of funds may require further approval or grant requests prior to distribution.

The directors of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation thank our supporters, partners, and donors for helping to make Des Moines a better community through parks, recreation, senior services, arts, historic preservation, and human services.

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