$250,000: Des Moines - Blank Park Zoo for exhibits, programming and equipment.
Compared to Earthpork, maybe that's a bargain...
$250,000: Des Moines - Des Moines Area Community College, for training dislocated workers, and for career exploration and preparation for high school and community college students.
$250,000? That won't pay a single jobs training executive for one year!
$200,000: Cedar Falls - University of Northern Iowa to expand the National Institute of Technology for Inclusive Education We Build Communication Access Through Technology (WeBCATT) program
The acronym WeBCATT is worth $200,000 by itself!
$100,000: Des Moines - Community Kollel, for K-12 education programs
Who says pork can't be kosher??
$80,000:Cedar Rapids - National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library for upgrade of permanent collection.