Meet Our Foundation Board

The Foundation Board is committed to faithful stewardship of every dollar it receives. The UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation is governed by members from across the GRMC service area communities that meet regularly to provide valuable guidance and leadership for our fund-raising efforts. This group also manages the Foundation's endowment. This group of volunteers comes from all walks of life—they are business owners, corporate executives, attorneys and parents.

Current Foundation Board Members:

  • David Cranston, MD
  • Dennis Day
  • Jessica Dillon, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Dawn Disney-Bruggeman
  • Larry Jansen, Vice Chair
  • Laura Manatt
  • Bill Menner
  • Chad Nath
  • Debby Pohlson, Chair
  • Shannon Reding

About the UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation

The UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation helps area residents and businesses to invest in the future of health care in their own community. Its purpose is to bring the gifts of the community together to strengthen, support and enhance the mission of the medical center. Gifts to the UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation and its affiliated clinics support a broad range of medical services, equipment, and technology, as well as special programs. Projects include:

  • Community wellness and education projects. 

  • The purchase of new equipment for up-to-date diagnostic, medical, surgical and treatment services.

  • Development of new services and patient care programs.

  • Construction and renovation needs.

The Foundation is a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization governed by a volunteer board. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible, as permissible by law.

Everyday, GRMC touches hundreds of people with compassionate care. The medical center is vital to the local community. We make sure essential resources are in place, ensuring the best possible care is always available—right here, close to home. Philanthropic support is pivotal to GRMC's ability to offer world-class care. Your gift joins other gifts that allow us to make a difference in people's lives every day.

There are many ways to ensure high-quality health care for future generations, including opportunities to donate using our secure online pledge form. Gifts are welcome and greatly appreciated. 

Contact the Foundation Board

How can we help? Please contact us by one of the methods below to let us know.

By Mail:

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation
c/o Office of Development
210 4th Avenue
Grinnell, Iowa 50112

By Phone:

(641) 236-2079

By Email: