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The Iowa State University Foundation is charged with the rewarding task of fundraising for the university. Together, we work as a team to expertly match our donors’ passions with Iowa State’s needs.
The first gift to Iowa State was made in 1899 by alumnus and former professor Edgar Stanton, who donated the original 10 bells of the Campanile. Without this first gift, and all the generous gifts since then, Iowa State’s campus would be completely different. The foundation honors this tradition today by finding new ways to move Iowa State University forward – whether through scholarship support, funding leading-edge facilities, creating new opportunities, or recruiting the best faculty.
Join us today in the movement to keep Iowa State moving forward.
The Iowa State University Foundation compensation program is designed to attract, retain, and reward high-performing individuals. It ensures that staff members are compensated according to job values and skills which are competitive in the marketplace. The ISU Foundation offers a full range of benefits to meet the needs of a diverse work force. Benefits are available to domestic partners and same-sex partners.
Two medical plans are offered, a PPO and an HMO through Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa. The employee and the ISU Foundation share the cost of the plan.
A comprehensive dental plan is offered through Delta Dental of Iowa. The plan provides four levels of benefits: preventive and diagnostic, basic restorative, major restorative, and orthodontic. The employee and the ISU Foundation share the cost of the plan.
The ISU Foundation's 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan is through TIAA. All employees are enrolled in the plan the first of the month following employment and are 100 percent vested with the first contribution. You contribute five percent of your annual salary on a pre-tax basis. The ISU Foundation contributes 10 percent of annual salary.
The ISU Foundation provides life insurance equal to two times your annual earnings.
Optional additional life insurance is available. The employee pays the full cost of the additional coverage.
Dependent life insurance is available in two package options. The employee pays the full cost of the additional coverage.
Employees are automatically covered following 90 days of employment. The plan covers 60 percent of your monthly compensation, post-tax. The ISU Foundation pays the cost of the disability coverage. Employee pays tax on the premium.
Pre-tax Health Care and Dependent Care spending accounts are available for employees to participate by payroll deduction.
Full-time employees accrue 16 hours of vacation leave and 12 hours of sick leave each month. Part-time employees accrue both vacation and sick leave at a pro-rated rate.
The ISU Foundation observes ten paid holidays per year.
Tuition assistance provides staff members the opportunity to receive reimbursement for tuition up to three times per year for coursework taken at accredited institutions. Reimbursement may be granted for up to three (3) undergraduate/graduate credit hours each semester. Employees are eligible after one year of service.
Employees are offered the opportunity to enroll in vision (hardware/contacts only) insurance through AVESIS. Employees pay the full cost of the coverage.
We will uphold professional, ethical and honest conduct in all our business with you.
Your values are heard, and we work to match your passions with opportunities at Iowa State.
We take your generosity seriously. Our team takes extra care to ensure your gifts are used exactly as they’re intended.
You help move Iowa State University forward through your gift.
Diversity of Thought
There is always an opportunity to support something new at Iowa State, with a steady stream of innovative programs and ideas.
We know the best ways to make your gift work for you and the university.
We value your respect as much as we value the university, and strike a balance between our two passions.
Wondering if you and the foundation are a good fit? Here’s a quick list of our beliefs.
Advancing Iowa State University one gift at a time
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