A team of employees representing each CWG office location reviews requests for funds. There is no restriction to the size of each request, but only one donation per organization will be granted in a calendar year.

Applicants are asked to submit a formal letter with the following information.

* Organization name, address, phone number and primary contact.
* A brief description of the organization’s history, purpose, accomplishments and goals.
* A brief description of the program or event to be funded (if separate from a general organizational request).
* Group or community which will benefit from the program and how program is measured for success.
* A requested dollar amount.
* A copy of the 501(c)(3) tax exempt status letter.
* A financial statement for the most recently completed fiscal year.
* A list of all officers and board of directors for the organization (local only).

Generally, contributions will not be provided for:
* Organizations that are not tax-exempt under paragraph 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
* Political or fraternal organizations
* School sports leagues or events and other non-educational activities such as band, choir and debate
* Individuals for any purpose
* Religious activities for a particular denomination, except when these groups provide needed services to the communitiy at large

Requests may be forwarded to the appropriate location:

Great Rivers Region/Home Office
Vice-President – Chief Talent Officer
Continental Western Group®
11201 Douglas Avenue
PO Box 1594
Des Moines, IA 50306-1594
Phone: 800-235-2942

Great North Regional Office
Talent Consulting Manager
Continental Western Group®
10 Roundwind Road
Luverne, MN 56156
Phone: 800-325-1622

Great Plains Regional Office
Talent Consulting Manager
Continental Western Group®
3641 Village Drive
Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone: 877-778-7874