Sponsors‌hip and Grant Support‌‌

Keishia with certificate, Adult Literacy Center photoThe Adult Literacy Center is supported by: 

  • United Way

United Way of Central Iowa awarded the Adult Literacy Center a $25,000 grant to support center operations

  • Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo made a $5,000 donation to the Adult Literacy Center. Wells Fargo Vice President, Katherine Murphy stated that they "greatly value [the Center's] efforts to provide services to adults who lack literacy skills as the only program in central Iowa devoted solely to this mission."

  • Bankers Trust
  • Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows granted an award for tutor training and and student scholarships.  

  • Gannett Foundation/Des Moines Register

Prairie Meadows Grant Check Presentation 2013

  • Contributions from local individuals and businesses

Advisory Council

  • Ted Economos
  • Marcia Martin
  • Jean Larson Mineart
  • Craig Morkert
  • Steven Pritchard
  • Kay Runner
  • Renee Sedlacek

Additional References

Education News
September 23, 2014
In an announcement made by Senator Tom Harkin, the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program awarded Drake University a major grant to increase the number of individuals trained in providing all areas of rehabilitation services to people with disabilities.
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