Nonprofits

Farmers Market

Maquoketa Farmers Market Organizational and Policy Study

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the Master of Public Affairs program developed a list of organizational and policy recommendations to strengthen the Maquoketa Farmers Market and to increase regional collaboration and access to local foods.  

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Webster City - Finding Grants for All Cultures Equal

Students in the course Non-Profit Organizational Effectiveness worked with representatives of All Cultures Equal to find external grants that could meet the organization's funding priorities. 

All Cultures Equal (ACE) is a Webster City based non-profit organization focused on bringing together and empowering diverse cultures in the community.  ACE provides a wide range of services, such as ESL programming, Immigration assistance, community meetings and events, translation services, and more.

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Keokuk Library Foundation - Grant Search to support Library Park

Students in the course Non-Profit Organizational Effectiveness worked with representatives of the Keokuk Library Foundation to find external grants that could meet the organization's funding priorities.

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DeWitt Referral Center

DeWitt Referral Center Retail Management Recommendations

Through a graduate assistantship from the Tippie College of Business, an MBA student worked alongside IISC staff to develop recommendations for retail inventory management policies and procedures for the DeWitt Referral Center, a non-profit organization that serves a resource for local families experiencing hardship or crisis. 

 

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Development of a Nonprofit Group for Winneshiek County Conservation Board

Students created a marketing plan that presents research conducted on the blufflands than Winneshiek County aims to protect. This marketing plan details not only the research but also provides recommendations for developing and promoting a new friends group for protecting these lands.