Variety – the Children’s Charity awards over $2.1 million to children’s initiatives throughout Iowa

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa has awarded 63 grants to children’s nonprofit organizations totaling more than $2.1 million. Funding is provided to programs and initiatives on an annual basis that directly impact the well-being of children in our state.


Variety grants provide funding for capital projects, essential medical equipment, shelters, inclusive playgrounds, Variety vans, and more. Organizations that receive Variety grants range in size and focus, but all share the goal of bettering the lives of children in Iowa.


“Variety is committed to positively impacting children throughout Iowa. We are very grateful for the generous support from our individual and corporate donors,” said Sheri McMichael, executive director of Variety – the Children’s Charity. “These grants provide equipment and essential program support to organizations across the state, helping thousands of children reach their full potential.”


The grant-making process is advised by a panel of community board members and volunteers who review applications from each organization. Funding priority is given to programs that serve the greatest needs and help the greatest number of children.


About Variety: Variety – the Children’s Charity is dedicated to improving the lives of children who are at risk, underprivileged, critically ill or living with special needs. Funding is provided to programs and initiatives that directly impact the well-being of children in our community. For more information on how you can be a part of our work, please visit

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