Inspiring Moments

Learn more about current fundraising campaigns to help preserve Brucemore’s historic buildings and landscape.

  • Brucemore Receives Grant Award from International Paper for Landscape Restoration

    The International Paper Foundation has awarded a $4,000 grant to Brucemore to help the Landscape Restoration Project. This grant is just one example of International Paper’s commitment to the company’s…

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  • New Statewide Campaign Highlights Iowa Arts, History, Culture, and the Creative Economy

    Brucemore is partnering with the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs during National Arts and Humanities month to encourage all Iowans to re-imagine, re-engage and reconnect with Iowa arts and culture…

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  • Brucemore Releases 2021 Annual Report

    Brucemore released the organization’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2021 in early September, recognizing the challenges and successes for the most recently completed fiscal year of April 1, 2020 to…

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  • Project Updates

    Using the estate for community programs, cultural events, and tours requires on-going preservation of the landscape, buildings, and infrastructure. The structures across site are complex puzzles of aging stone, wood,…

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  • Brucemore Receives Cultural Leadership Partnership Grant

    Brucemore is pleased to have been awarded a Cultural Leadership Partnership Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Grant funds will support…

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  • Neighbors Create Opportunity to Double Donations

    “This place is our city’s backyard and it’s here for everyone – as a place for a walk, for learning, for cultural experiences. It is part of the soul of…

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  • Matching Gift Goal Met

    In September, over 200 donors responded to matching gift opportunities contributing $45,000 in support of preservation and landscape recovery at Brucemore. The challenge was initiated by David Maier and Matthew…

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  • Brucemore Receives Two Grants

    Funding Supports Derecho and COVID Recovery Using the 26-acre Brucemore estate for community programs, cultural events, and tours requires ongoing preservation of the landscape, buildings, and infrastructure. The worldwide pandemic…

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  • Brucemore Reaches Capital Campaign Goal

    In December, Brucemore exceeded the $5 million Pride and Preservation campaign goal by raising $5.19 million. The capital campaign was launched in 2018 to allow investment in three primary areas:…

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