2022 - 2023 Donors

Dear Donors,

At the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy, we feel incredibly grateful and humbled by the support of our generous donors and sponsors. It is with heartfelt appreciation that we acknowledge the immense impact of every gift we receive. Each contribution serves as a beacon of hope, shining light on the lives of the children we serve, ensuring that they have the opportunity to experience the beauty of the arts without financial obstacles. We recognize and honor the kindness and compassion behind every donation, as it helps us to continue our mission of enriching the lives of the next generation.

With much thanks,
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Executive Director

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Master Patron of the Arts — $10,000 and above

  • Aegon Transamerica Foundation
  • Tom and Patrice Carroll
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District
  • Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Linn County Economic and Development Fund 
  • Charlie and Kathy Litow
  • Variety--The Children's Charity

 

Star Patron of the Arts — $5,000 - $9,999

  • Giacoletto Foundation
  • David and Kerri Griffin
  • Hills Bank and Trust
  • Middle of the Map Tattoo LLC
  • Steve Sandstrom

 

Performer Patron of the Arts — $500 -$999

  • David Antin
  • Helen Arnold in Memory of Judith Lattner Dows
  • Gordon and Jann Baustian
  • Mary Lynn Bogaard in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Bushman Excavating, Inc.
  • Cabinet Studio, Inc.
  • Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust
  • Chrome Horse Saloon
  • Sharon Dewey
  • Dan Elliott Sr.
  • Terry and Virginia Gaston in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • May G. Gortner Charitable Trust
  • KMRY Radio and iHeart Media 600 WMT
  • Brad Lock
  • May Gortner Charitable Trust
  • George and Janelle McClain Family Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • Dylan and Caitlin Miller
  • Todd and Joy Newhouse
  • Tom Podzimek and Connie Lehman
  • Nelson Electric
  • Neumann Monson
  • Janet Oja
  • Julie Oriano
  • Premier Investments of Iowa
  • Raining Rose
  • Raytheon
  • Rowell Media Resources LLC
  • Shuttlewoth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.
  • Skogman Carlson Insurance
  • Barry and Janet Stump in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Craig and Traci Stump
  • Sweetwater Sound Inc.
  • The Accel Foundation
  • Paul and Kristen Trovas
  • Judy Weber
  • Merry Wenndt
  • Doug and Elizabeth Wheeler

 

Audience Patron of the Arts -- Under $199

  • Jennifer Archibald in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Marsha Bergan in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Miranda Beyer
  • Lee and Cyndie Birchansky
  • C.S. Bristow in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Ralph and Jerilyn Brown in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Cynthia Burger
  • Jan Butterworth
  • Tom and Sharon Cavanaugh in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Yara Conway
  • Gary and Mary Crandall
  • Mark and Janeen Crowley
  • Suzanne Dostal
  • Greg and Aldean Edwards
  • Stephen Ellestad in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Greg Epping and Connie Kokontis in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Craig Erickson
  • E.S. and D. Services, Inc.
  • Jan Exum in Memory of Connie Erickson
  • Michele Francis
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles
  • Jay and Chris Gallagher
  • Patty Griffin
  • Nathan Griffith
  • Angela Haker
  • Dave and Martha Harris in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Alan and Mary Hofland in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Neal and Jane Luker in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Barbarta Hansel in Memory of Rick Novak
  • William Helf
  • Hills Bank and Trust in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Glenn and Marlene Hunt in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Virgil and Mary Jane Krug
  • Dave and LeAnne Leeper
  • Marcella Leppert in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Lion Bridge Brewing Company
  • Kelsey Madsen
  • David and Karen Mathison
  • Kent Mattison
  • Jim McClain
  • Logan McClain
  • Shamus McDonough
  • Linda McNeal
  • Shari Mehlhoff
  • Heather Mescher
  • Todd and Cheryl Miller
  • Carl and Barb Orgren in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Ryals and Molly Parker
  • Shawnacy Perez
  • Matthew and Tamera Preston
  • Megan Robinson in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Louis Ruggio
  • Lindsey Schieffer
  • Ron Schintler in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Robert and Helene Schuiteman in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Dennis and Stacy Schmitz in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Patricia Severson
  • Ron and Debra Shields
  • Shriver Companies, Inc.
  • Dan and Susan Sikkema in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Kent and Mary Sneller in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Craig and Traci Stump in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Joanne Stump in Memory of Nancy Sandstrom
  • Mark and Ginger Thomas in Memory of Nolan Bogaard
  • Paula Thornhill in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Valenta Plumbing
  • Diann Weininger
  • Merry Wenndt
  • Paul and Gail Williams in Memory of Connie Erickson
  • Caitlin Wilson
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Director Patron of the Arts — $1,000 - $4,999

  • Beaton Inc. dba Burger King
  • Bloomhall Family Endowed Donor-Advised Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • Bosch Financial
  • Brian J. Worley Fund for the Performing Arts of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • Cargill
  • Cedar Rapids Area Association of Realtors
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District Foundation
  • Coldwell Banker Hedges
  • Collins Community Credit Union
  • Amy Dudgeon and Thomas Bollinger
  • Theisen's - More for Your Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
  • Daybreak Rotary of Cedar Rapids
  • Sharon Dewey
  • Greg Epping Attorney
  • Equitable Foundation Inc.
  • Rich and Jennifer Head
  • ImOn Communications
  • ITC Midwest, LLC
  • Sheryl Chehak Lamb and Willis Lamb Endowment Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc. Corporate Donor-Advised Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • Linn Area Credit Union
  • Linn County--Witwer Grant
  • George and Janelle McClain
  • New Leader Manufacturing
  • Julie Novak in Memory of Rick Novak
  • Ogden and Adams, Inc.
  • Steve Piper
  • Sharla Schmidt
  • True North Companies
  • Tuesday Noon Optimist Club of Cedar Rapids
  • UFG Insurance
  • Jason Vestweber
  • Western Fraternal Life Association Education and Charitable Foundation
  • Jeff Wilharm MDPC
  • Worley Warehousing

Crew Patron of the Arts — $200 - $499

  • Avantax Planning Partners
  • Todd and Melissa Barker
  • Mary Beth Baugh
  • Bradley & Riley PC
  • Brems Group LLP
  • Carousel Motors
  • CCB Packaging
  • Cedar Rapids Family Dental Center, P.C
  • Aletta Chamberlin
  • Joseph Cira
  • Frey Pet Hospital
  • Juan and Kristina Galvan
  • Vince Geis
  • Christopher and Carrie Gray
  • Kyle and Megan Hach
  • Ron and Julie Hackett
  • John and Victoria Hansen
  • High Property Management
  • Hodge Company
  • Dylan and Claire Huffman
  • Industrial Energy Applications Inc.
  • Jim Brems PC
  • Jack Kenney
  • Monica Kurtz
  • MidwestOne Bank
  • Nations Financial Group
  • Rinderknecht Associates, Inc.
  • SB Capital Management
  • Sharla Schmidt
  • Richard and Sandy Shoemaker
  • David and Lori Stock
  • Tegeler Aviation/Elkader-Oelwein Airports
  • Todd and Sabrina Thalblum
  • Trovas Barker Wealth Management
  • Unzeitig Construction Company
  • US Bank
  • Tom Van Deest
  • Heather Wagner
  • Judy Weber
  • Keith Whipple
  • James Zachar
  • Robert P Zirbel Family Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation