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Category: Iowa

Iowa Voluntary Contributions

Enter any voluntary contribution amounts to the organizations listed below within your Iowa state return. The amount you report will add to your total balance due or reduce the amount of your refund.


Fish and Wildlife Fund

You may contribute any amount of $1 or more to the Iowa Fish and Wildlife Protection Fund. Your contribution through this check off is the primary support for Iowa's Wildlife Diversity Program which monitors, researches and manages the state's nongame species of wildlife. According to the Natural Resource Commission policy, 100% of the money donated to this program goes to the Wildlife Diversity Program.  


Learn more at Iowa DNR Wildlife


Iowa State Fair Foundation

You may contribute any amount of $1 or more this fund. The proceeds from this check off will be added to other sources such as gifts, donations and bequests to be used by the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundations to fund capital projects and improvements to property on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  


Learn more at Blue Ribbon Foundation


Firefighters/Veterans Fund

Firefighters - You may contribute any amount of $1 or more to this fund. This check off will be used to train Iowa's firefighters. The money collected will be used to offset the financial burdens that many fire departments deal with when it comes to ensuring their firefighters are adequately trained in all facets of emergency response.


Learn more at Iowa Fireman's Association


Veterans - You may contribute any amount of $1 or more to the Veterans Trust Fund. This fund assists veterans with job training, expenses related to facility or at-home care, individual or family counseling, and other services.  


Learn more at Veterans Trust Fund


Note: The amounts contributed to the joint Firefighters Preparedness Fund/Veterans Trust Fund check off will be split evenly between these two funds.


Child Abuse Prevention

You may contribute any amount of $1 or more to this fund. Proceeds will go to support the Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Program, which funds crisis and respite child care, parent education, child sexual abuse prevention programs, and young parent support.  


Learn more at Check Off Child Abuse



Married Separate Filers:

Married couples filing separately on a combined return (filing status 3) must enter their combined check off amounts in the appropriate box(es) if both choose to contribute to a specific fund.