Eleanor and Evelyn Schiller Fund

Application Overview

Contact Details

Tam Elerding | Program Director

Phone: 641-373-1379
email: endowhardinco@gmail.com

PO Box 473
Iowa Falls, IA 50126

Important Dates

Application Deadline: January 5, 2024

Grants Approved: January 18, 2024

 

Eligibility to Apply for Funding:

  • Qualified Organizations must be located and provide services within the Iowa Falls and Alden School District Boundaries.
  • 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations.
  • 170(c)(1) component units of government organizations (Fire Dept., Ambulance, Libraries, Parks, etc.)
  • If you are not a 501(c)(3) or a 170(c)(1), you must align yourself with a fiscal sponsor.

The Fund Will Not Fund

  • Existing debt
  • Operating expenses, salaries or labor

Grant Details

Eleanor E. Schiller, 94, of Alden, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Hansen Family Hospital.  Private graveside inurnment will be held at the Alden Cemetery at a later date. Woodley Funeral Home,  LLC of Iowa Falls assisted the family with cremation care.

Eleanor Schiller was born on October 11, 1923 in Alden, Iowa to Edward and Bessie Schiller. She graduated from Alden High School in 1941 and the University of Northern Iowa. Eleanor had worked as a legal secretary.  Eleanor is survived by her sister, Evelyn Schiller of Alden, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her
parents.

Evelyn J. Schiller, 94, of Alden, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at her home. Private graveside inurnment will be held at the Alden Cemetery at a later date. Woodley Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iowa Falls assisted the family with cremation care.

Evelyn Schiller was born January 5, 1926 in Alden, Iowa to Edward and Bessie Schiller. She graduated from Alden High School in 1945. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa and a business college, Evelyn worked for many years as part of the office staff for the Ringsby Truck Lines out of Denver. When her mother Bessie fell ill, Evelyn returned to Alden to help handle the business affairs involving the
family farm.

Evelyn was a special lady private and intelligent with special touches of humor and toughness. In conjunction with her sister Eleanor, Evelyn created the Schiller Trust which has already funded several projects in Alden and Hardin County Evelyn was preceded in death by both her parents and her sister, Eleanor. Also, Evelyn was a descendant of the Irving and Adaline Whitney family that helped settle Alden in the 1860s.

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P.O. Box 473 Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

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