DMACC Foundation

Our Impact

50 years of service by the DMACC Foundation to the students and staff of Des Moines Area Community College.
$2,000,000 record scholarship allocation for the 2022-2023 school year.
22 – the number of Iowa counties served by the DMACC foundation.


Ensuring Educational Excellence through Charitable Giving.

Key Services Provided

The preferred giving channel for all DMACC initiatives, the DMACC Foundation has provided 50 years of support to students by working cooperatively with individual donors, local businesses, and support organizations to ensure funding is available for scholarships, facility and program enhancements, and more.

Key Audiences Served

The DMACC Foundation works collaboratively with donors to create access to higher education through scholarships for DMACC students. In its 50 years of service to the College, the generosity of donors has helped the DMACC Foundation provide millions of dollars in scholarships, aiding tens of thousands of students.

Ways to Give

Board of Directors

Rita Perea, President
Scott Bennett, Vice-President
Tamara Kenworthy, Secretary
Kristi Christensen, Treasurer
Mike Grandgeorge, Past President
Mark Rasmussen, Alumni Committee Representative
Jim Heckman, Boone Committee Representative
Doug Burns, Carroll Committee Representative
Jessica Cole, DMACC Faculty Representative
Carlos Arguello
Natalie Bachman
Rebecca Banzhaf
Kim Butler Hegedus
Chris Costa
Becky Gibson
Roger Hargens
John Irving
Tanner Kinzler
Mary Kramer
Keith Krell
Jeff Lamberti
Martha Lebron-Dykeman
Dr. Mark Menadue
Ahmed Merchant
Patty Scallon
Taufeek Shah
James Spooner
Rob Taylor
Curtis Van Veldhuizen

Emeritus Board Members

Dennis Albaugh
James Fleming
Robert Horner (Deceased)
Mike Kammerer
Don Lamberti

DMACC Foundation Leadership

Tara Connolly, Executive Director
Breck Hunt, Associate Director

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