Reynolds Gregg Inaugural Committee Announces $760,000 in Contributions to Charities and Causes

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As previously announced, the Reynolds Gregg Inaugural Committee will contribute net proceeds from the 2019 Inauguration to four charities and causes. Today, the committee is announcing that a total of $760,000 will be donated to these four organizations. Additional details on each charity can be found below.

“These four charities are working each day to make Iowa a stronger state,” said Governor Kim Reynolds. “I was honored to have them so heavily involved in the Inauguration, and am grateful to everyone who made these contributions possible.”

For further details on the 2019 Inauguration, please visit

If you have further questions, please contact Hooff Cooksey, [email protected]

By Degrees
By Degrees (formerly the Des Moines I Have a Dream Foundation) works to ensure more students graduate from high school with the tools they need to be successful. By Degrees immerses students in a culture of college and careers, beginning in kindergarten, placing students on the path to future success.

Folds of Honor
Folds of Honor provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of wounded or fallen service members. The organization honors their sacrifice by educating their legacy.

Iowa State University Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative
Iowa State University Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative is one of the foremost programs for developing agricultural entrepreneurs in the world.  Offering a range of courses and programs that have a foundation in the Land Grant University mission, students and alumni have created startup businesses and farms that positively impact communities and agriculture in many ways.

Wildwood Hills Ranch
Wildwood Hills Ranch is an outcomes-oriented, life transformation program for Iowa’s most vulnerable youth and focuses on three key areas of personal development: spiritual development, leadership development and job skill development.