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Support Iowa Students. Build Iowa's Workforce

The world is changing rapidly, and the demands for education and training after high school has never been more important. At the same time, families struggle to find a path to the right career and the right education and career training to get there.

ICAN has been helping students discover their talents, forge plans for their future, and find ways to pay since 1998. With your help, we can bridge the gap between wanting a career or degree, and achieving that dream.

Contribute to ICAN and Make a Difference

"I don't know what I would have done without the help of the Iowa College Access Network. I came for help with the FAFSA and, again when I needed help explaining the award letter to my daughter. The process would have been so confusing. Now my daughter wants to transfer and without your help today I would have been completely lost. Thanks so much for all of your help!"

— Cynthia Mosell, parent

Ways to Give

Online  BIrdies for Charity   By Mail/In Person  Employer Match  Annual Gift  Specific Purpose Gift Partnership  

Every dollar helps.
  • $8 places a full set of printed resource guides in the hands of one student.
  • $50 funds a one-on-one appointment with a student and parent to fill out financial aid forms for college.
  • $150 provides a full set of printed resource guides for a classroom of 22 students.
  • $250 arms a roomful of Iowa families with the facts to help them apply for financial aid.
  • $500 brings a community-based FAFSA completion event for high school seniors to a district.
  • $750 fully supports one student with ICAN services from eighth grade through college graduation.
  • $1,000 supports one high school with college planning and financial aid presentations.
  • $5,000 provides an entire district with classroom-based presentations for all students.
  • $12,000 provides a year of weekly video tips and reminders to about 12,000 college-bound students and their parents.
  • $15,000 provides one year of online tools and support that can be accessed from anywhere in the world for students.

ICAN is a non-profit. Your donation empowers us to continue helping students create a plan for their future. Select the option the best fits your financial plans or contact our development team at or at (515) 402-4200 to discuss your options. Your donation could be tax deductible. Upon making a donation, you will receive a tax receipt from ICAN.

Birdies for Charity

Birdies for Charity is a fundraising program designed to give participants an opportunity to generate contributions based on the number of "birdies" made by Champions Tour players during The Principal Charity Classic®. Since 2007, The Principal Charity Classic has distributed over $7.7 million to local Iowa children. ICAN has joined the list of area children's programs participating in the fundraising efforts of Birdies for Charity. As a participating charity, ICAN will receive 100% of EVERY DONATION collected on our behalf! In addition, 10% of every donation is matched by Birdies for Charity. Click here to learn more about the Principal Charity Classic and Birdies for Charity.

BIrdies for Charity

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By Mail/In Person

To provide a gift by check or cash, simply drop by your local ICAN office, or drop your donation into the mail and send it to:

1770 Boyson Road
Hiawatha, IA 52302

Gift Receipt

To receive this receipt please include the following information with your gift:

Phone Number
Email Address

Employer Match

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your employer practices, check with your Human Resources department. When completing your employer match information, the ICAN contact should be listed as:

Brittania Morey
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
(319) 423-7708

Annual Gift

Annual giving supports daily activities of ICAN and provides many of the resources used to assist students with future planning. Contact us today to setup your annual gift.

Specific-Purpose Gift

You may designate your gift for a special event or project with the ICAN mission, or even support a specific school or district. Contact us today to discuss the details of your gift..

Organization/Corporate Giving/Partnerships

ICAN partnerships are open to any individual or organization who wishes to take an active role in developing a skilled workforce for Iowa communities. Click here to learn more about ICAN partnerships opportunities, or contact Erick Danielson at or (515) 402-4203.

Online Gift Privacy and Security

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. ICAN works with PayPal, a secure online site, which encrypts your private information, including credit card numbers, for your protection. All your information is encrypted so it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. We do not store credit card number information.

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