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Founded in 2014, the Dallas Center-Grimes Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, available for charitable giving. Our organization is capable of providing funding for post-secondary educational opportunities to students of the DCG School District.  



The mission of DCGEF is to support DCG students in the pursuit of higher education through financial scholarships generated in partnership with community philanthropic and fundraising initiatives.



The Dallas Center Grimes Education Foundation promotes and supports excellence in education by:


  • developing supportive relationships between the students and community residents of the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District. 

  • providing support to launch creative education initiatives. 

  • implementing strategies to stimulate optimism and inspiration among educators, parents and students. 

  • encouraging and facilitating lifelong learning initiatives.


Mike Wemhoff

President, Executive Committee

Lori Thomas

Secretary, Executive Committee

Jeanine Cloyd-Voelker

Board Member

Jason Kerndt

Board Member

Mary Tjeerdsma

Board Member

Mandy Willey

Board Member

Tiffany Hamil

Vice President, Executive Committee

Ryan Caddell

Treasurer, Executive Committee

Tyler Eason

Board Member

Kelli McGuire

Board Member

Chris Watkins

Board Member

Open Seat

Board Member


All members reside in the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District.

To view the policies set forth by the DCGEF board, click here.

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