1211 E 18th St., PO Box 887, Carroll, Iowa 51401

Charitable Giving Options

Fundraising dollars play a very important part in providing high quality services to persons with disabilities. The New Hope Foundation was established in 1987 as the fund-raising arm of New Hope. It is governed by a Board of Trustees who oversees development operations.

While minimum levels of operational needs and most services at New Hope are covered by government funding programs, there is often not enough to cover equipment, furnishings, and other capital improvements that meet New Hope’s standards for high quality service. For more information on the Foundation and charitable giving options, take a look at the Foundation Fund Brochure.

Contribute to Special Funds

Several special funds are available through the New Hope Foundation to help provide donors a better choice for contributions:

Memorial Gifts

Honor the life of a family member or friend by making a memorial donation to New Hope in his or her name. Please include the individual’s family contact name and address. New Hope will then let them know you have made a donation in memory of their loved one, only sharing your name and address, no donation amounts will be announced.

Your honoree’s family or spouse will receive notification of your thoughtful gift within 2-3 weeks of your donation.

Please be sure to provide the name of the person in remembrance!

Make a donation to the Memorial Fund

Annual Fund

The Annual Support Program pays for recurring needs, such as adaptive equipment, vocational supplies and programming, and capital expenditures at New Hope and its off-campus sites.

Make a donation to the Annual Fund

Building and Equipment Fund

This Fund helps pay for new buildings, renovations, repair and replacement of equipment, dept retirement, grounds improvement and other major expenditures at New Hope and its off-campus sites.

Make a donation to the Building & Equipment Fund

Endowment Fund

This Fund was established to provide a supplemental source of income to help pay for recurring and special needs. It provides the donor the opportunity to make a gift that will keep on giving and will help New Hope save for the future.

Funds received from planned gifts such as bequeaths, life insurance, retirement funds, and memorial gifts go 100% to the Endowment Fund unless otherwise designated.

Make a donation to the Endowment Fund

Clients’ Special Needs Fund

A Clients’ Special Needs Fund was established to provide for personal needs of our clients when there are no other funds available.

Make a donation to the Client Special Needs Fund

Frank H. Hermsen Staff Development Fund

New Hope employees apply to this fund for grants to be used to enhance their knowledge, skills and abilities by enabling them to attend supplemental training and educational opportunities to augment their ability to perform their current or future job responsibilities. They can also attend specialized regional and national in-services and training sessions. Issues such as funding sources and technology are constantly changing in our field, and there is a crucial need for our staff to receive the necessary specialized training in these areas. This fund allows a greater number of New Hope’s current and future leaders the opportunity to advance their knowledge, skills and abilities.

Make a donation to the Frank H. Hermsen Staff Development Fund

Other Donation Options

If you prefer to mail in your donation, please make your check out to “New Hope Foundation” and mail it to New Hope, PO Box 887, Carroll, IA 51401-0887.

You can set up monthly giving as well, through a checking or savings account. Complete this form and mail the information to us or drop it off in person if you prefer.

In addition, gifts of cash and many other gifts are always needed and welcome to assist New Hope in continuing the excellence in services due to the people we serve. A Foundation representative is available to visit with families of persons served at New Hope to discuss questions or concerns about future financial security for their loved ones, as well as with those who are looking to make a long term gift to New Hope to help sustain its mission well into the future.

Some of the gifts that have been given include:

  • Gifts of Cash
  • Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds
  • Real Estate
  • Paid-Up Life Insurance

You may find additional information in our brochures:

We invite you to join us!

New Hope is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization, so your gift may qualify for tax deduction. Visit www.guidestar.org to view our nonprofit status.

2022 New Hope Recognition Book

It is with generous thanks that we offer our past fiscal year’s booklet and information!

How You Can Help


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