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IOWA FIRST FOUNDATION
"527" Political Organization
Contributions, Expenses, & Filing Information


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Group NameIOWA FIRST FOUNDATION
Stated PurposeOrganized by citizens of Iowa to help bring about civic betterments and economic development for the common good and general welfare of the people of Iowa.
Email Addressinformation@iowafirstfoundation.org
Established Date08/09/2004
Contact PersonRich Schwarm
Contact Address110 W. Main St.
Lake Mills, IA  50450
Mailing AddressPO BOX 12066
DES MOINES, IA  50309
Contributions Received
(since 08/09/2004)
$1,570,567
Expenditures Made
(since 08/09/2004)
$1,594,594

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IOWA FIRST FOUNDATION
"527" Contribution List

ContributorEmpoyer/Occupation$ Contribution AmountDate
Allied
Des Moines, IA  50391
$5,00011/01/2004
Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs, IA  51501
$10,00004/17/2012
Arnold Honkamp
Dubuque, IA  52004
Honkamp, Krueger & Co./executive $2,50001/18/2005
Arnold Honkamp
Dubuque, IA  52003
Honkamp, Krueger, and Co./President $7,50011/10/2004-
03/22/2009
BD Cooper
Robins, IA  52328
P.E.S., Inc./President $2,50010/28/2004
Bob and Gloria Burnett
Des Moines, IA  50321
retired/retired $10,00008/11/2004
C Richard Stark
Boca Raton, FL  33432
Self-employed/Banker $20,00002/26/2009-
04/06/2012
CRST International
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
$8,00008/29/2009
Dennis Albaugh
Ankeny, IA  50021
Albaugh, Inc./President $5,00010/22/2004
Diane Crookham-Johnson
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
Musco Sports Lighting, LLC/Vice-President $107,00008/11/2004-
08/04/2009
Don DeWaay
West Des Moines, IA  50265
DeWaay Capital Management/President $5,00010/22/2004
Doug Reichardt
West Des Moines, IA  50266
Holmes Murphy/CEO $5,00010/14/2004
Eugene and Carolyn Leman
Dakota Dunes, SD  57049
Tyson Fresh Meats Inc./Sr. Group VP $1,00010/12/2004
First American Bank
Clive, IA  50325
$22210/13/2004-
01/31/2005
First American Bank
Des Moines, IA  50325
$1412/31/2005-
12/15/2006
Frank Brownell III
Montezuma, IA  50171
Brownell's, Inc./President $10,00008/04/2009
Gary Kirke
Des Moines, IA  50309
Kirke Financial Services/CEO $10,00009/10/2004
Governor Branstad 2010 Committee
Urbandale, IA  50322
$10,00009/02/2010
H Rand Petersen
Harlan, IA  51537
retired/retired $1,00009/09/2004
Henry Tippie
Austin, TX  78755
retired/retired $5,00009/13/2004
Internal Revenue Service
Ogden, UT  84201
$3,97002/08/2011
Iowa Select Farms, LP
Iowa Falls, IA  50126
$100,00008/28/2006
James Edward Kasper
Tipton, IA  52772
Self-employed/Potter $2,00010/09/2006
Jamie Myer
West Des Moines, IA  50265
Regency Homes/executive $10,00001/18/2005
Joe Crookham
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
Musco Sports Lighting, LLC/Lighting $12,00003/11/2009-
08/04/2009
John Bloomhall
Marion, IA  52302
Sinclair Elevator $10,00011/10/2004
John Colloton
Coralville, IA  52241
retired/retired $50009/30/2004
John E Tyrell
Manchester, IA  52057
Retired/Retired Dentist $1,00002/10/2009
John Gleeson
Sioux City, IA  51104
WA Klinger/Construction $15,00010/22/2004-
02/10/2009
John Smith
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
CRST International, Inc./Trucking $5,00003/04/2009
Marvin Pomerantz
Des Moines, IA  50312
Mid American Group/CEO $125,00008/11/2004-
01/28/2005
Michael Portzen
Dubuque, IA  52002
$50011/18/2004
Mid American
Des Moines, IA  50309
$10,00010/27/2004
Mid-America Group
West Des Moines, IA  50266
$3,14010/22/2004
Musco Sports Lighting, LLC
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$4,00008/04/2009
National Media, Inc Escrow Account
Alexandria, VA  22314
$16,65912/22/2006
Nix Lauridsen
Des Moines, IA  50309
Proliant, Inc. $10,00011/01/2004
overpayment refund
DES MOINES, IA  50309
$610/08/2004
Regina Roth
Dakota Dunes, SD  57049
$25,00011/29/2004
Republican Governors Association
Washington, DC  20006
$726,25008/18/2006-
08/10/2009
Richard Stark
Fort Dodge, IA  50501
Iowa Commodities/President $100,00009/13/2004
Roger Underwood
Ames, IA  50010
Becker Underwood/Agricultural chemical products $10,00004/21/2009
Ron Holden
Williamsburg, IA  52361
Holden Foundation Seeds/retired $50,00008/18/2004-
11/10/2004
Ruan, Inc
Des Moines, IA  50309
$25,00009/08/2004
Security National Corp
Sioux City, IA  51101
$7,50010/08/2004
Teresa A Wahlert
Waukee, IA  50263
Self-employed/Consulting $2,50002/15/2009
The Commonwealth PAC, Iowa
Boston, MA  02108
$70,80008/07/2006-
11/21/2006
Withheld
DES MOINES, IA  50309
$608/31/2004


IOWA FIRST FOUNDATION "527" Expenses

Vendor$ Expense AmountPurposeDate
Aerlig Technologies
P.O. Box 11312
Cedar Rapids, IA  52410
$1,760 Web site support07/27/2009-
12/22/2010
Aerlig Technologies
P.O. Box 11312
Cedar Rapids, IA  52410
$640 Web site support.04/01/2010-
09/23/2010
Aerlig Technologies
P.O. Box11312
Cedar Rapids, IA  52410
$160 Wewb site support12/30/2009
Aerlig Technologies
P.O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50468
$160 Web site support.03/13/2012
Aerlig Technologies
P.O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50648
$2,253 Web site support.01/31/2011-
02/18/2012
Aerlog Technologies
P.O. Box 11312
Cedar Rapids, IA  52410
$320 Web site support.08/03/2010
Arelig Technologies
P.O.Box 11312
Cedar Rapids, IA  52410
$160 Web site support06/04/2009
Arrow Quick
121 High Avenue East
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$165 Internet-amount paid to reserve website addresses09/15/2004
Arrowquick
200 High Street
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$75 Renewal of domain names.07/15/2008-
10/06/2008
Arrowquick
200 High Street
Suite 55
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$54 Renewal of domaon names11/30/2006
ArrowQuick
118 First Avenue East
Suite 125
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$32 Rent domain names.08/14/2012
ArrowQuick
200 High Avenue West, Ste. 55
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$15 Rental of Domain Name.02/26/2008
Arrowquick
200 High Avenue West
Suite 55
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$165 Rental of domain names08/20/2007-
09/08/2009
ArrowQuick Solutions
118 First Avenue East
Suite 125
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$80 Rent dolmain names.01/31/2011
ArrowQuick Solutions
118 First Avenue East
Suite 125
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$80 Rent domain names.09/20/2011-
10/14/2011
Arthur J. Finkelstein and Assoc.
16 North Astor St.
Irvington, NY  10533
$26,116 consulting10/12/2004-
11/22/2004
Arthur J. Finkelstein and Assoc.
16 North Astor St.
Irvington, NY  10533
$2,357 travel expenses10/29/2004-
12/06/2004
Arthur J. Finkelstein and Associates
16 North Astor Street
Irvington, NY  10533
$3,000 Consulting09/23/2004
Arthur J. Finklestein and Associates
16 North Astor Street
Irvington, NY  10533
$9,000 Consulting08/12/2004-
08/26/2004
Becky Beach
4020 John Lynde Rd.
Des Moines, IA  50312
$385 reimbursement, fund raising expenses10/25/2004
Brown Winick
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000, Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$945 Legal fees.09/23/2013-
10/09/2014
Brown Winnick
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000 Ruan Center
des Moines, IA  50309
$2,296 Legal expenses10/27/2006
Brown Winnick
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000 Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$2,486 Legal fees11/30/2006-
12/12/2007
Brown Winnick Attorneys at Law
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000, Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$1,823 Legal fees.05/16/2011
Brown Winnick, Attorneys at Law
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000, Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$5,761 Legal Fees07/27/2009-
11/05/2012
Brown Winnick, Attorneys at Law
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000, Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$5,089 Legal fees.05/09/2010-
12/19/2011
Comfort Inn
2401 A Ave. W.
Oskaloosa, IA  52577
$1,293 hotel expenses11/17/2004
Deluxe Check
c/o First American Bank
12333 University
Clive, IA  50325
$16 Check supplies08/17/2004
Discover Network
12333 University
Clive, IA  50325
$25 bank card charge01/04/2005
Douglas Gross
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000 Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$30,228 Repayment of loan11/21/2006
Express Print
2911 Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, IA  50312
$69 printing11/17/2004
First American Bank
12333 University
Clive, IA  50325
$135 bank card charge01/03/2005
Fratello's
1261 8th Street
West Des Moines, IA  50265
$240 Consultant planning meeting09/13/2004
Gross for Governor Committee
666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000 Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA  50309
$34,000 Purchase of lists11/21/2006
Gross Schwarm, LLC
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$12,000 Coordination fees11/22/2009-
11/01/2010
Gross-Schwarm, LLC
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$10,000 Coordinating issues advocacy campaign final fee01/02/2007
Gross-Schwarm, LLC
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$20,000 Coordinating issue advocacy campaign fee10/02/2006-
11/01/2006
Gross-Schwarm, LLC
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$30,000 Development and marketing of lists11/21/2006
Gross-Schwarm, LLC.
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$20,000 Fundraisinf Fee10/02/2006
Gross-Schwarm,LLC
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$20,000 Coordinating issue advocacy campaign fee08/21/2006-
08/30/2006
Hill Research Consultants
P.O. Box 3290
Auburn, AL  36831
$11,126 Focus group08/17/2009-
09/14/2009
Hill Research Consultants
P.O. Box 3290
Auburn, AL  36831
$38,500 Polling08/17/2009
Hill Research Consultants
1095 Evergreen Circle
Suite 200
The Woodlamds, TX  77380
$25,000 Polling Fee08/30/2006
Hill Research Consultants
25511 Budde Road
Suite 103
The Woodlands, TX  77380
$35,000 Polling04/03/2009-
04/30/2009
Hill Research Consultants
1095 Evergreen Circle
Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX  77380
$15,000 Polling Fee10/26/2006
Internal Revenue Service

Post Office Box
Ogden, UT  84201
$7 Federal Income Tax for 2004.03/13/2006
Internal Revenue Service
No street adress
Ogden, UT  84201
$1,005 Federal income taxes03/02/2007
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 9941
Ogden, UT  84201
$3,960 Penalty12/08/2010
Internal Revenue Srevice
No Street address
Ogden, UT  84201
$1,356 Balance of 2006 Federal income tax05/13/2007
Iowa Department of Revenue
Corporate Return Processing
Post Office Box 10468
Des Moines, IA  50306
$6 Iowa income tax for 2004.03/13/2006
Iowa Department of Revenue
Corporate Return Processing
PO Box 10468
Des Moines, IA  50306
$15 Iowa state income tax05/16/2005
Jamestown Assoc
5 Mapleton Road
Suite 300
Princeton, NJ  08540
$10,566 Media08/26/2004-
09/09/2004
Jamestown Associates
5 Mapleton Road, Suite 300
Princeton, NJ  08540
$45,764 media10/12/2004-
12/13/2004
Jamestown Associates
5 Mapleton Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
$20,885 Payment for media work and supplies04/06/2005
Jamestown Associates
5 Mapleton Road
Princetonn, NJ  08540
$5,000 Media work and supplies09/06/2006
Manfacturers Bank and Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$6 Bank charges.11/30/2014
Manufactuers Bank & Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$6 Bank charges11/30/2010
Manufacturer's Bank & Trust Co.
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$9 Bank Charges01/31/2010
Manufacturers Bank & Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$150 Bank charges.01/31/2011-
12/31/2012
Manufacturers Bank & Trust Co.
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50401
$6 Bank charges.08/31/2010
Manufacturers Bank & Trust Co.
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$21 Bank charges.05/31/2010-
07/31/2010
Manufacturers Bank & Trust Company
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$72 Fee for wiring funds09/11/2006-
10/31/2006
Manufacturers Bank @ Trust Company
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$18 Fee for wiring funds10/26/2006
Manufacturers Bank and Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$13 Bank charges04/30/2014
Manufacturers Bank and Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$148 Bank charges.01/31/2013-
12/31/2014
Manufacturers Bank and Trust Company
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$6 Bank charges.08/31/2013
Manufacturers Banks & Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$13 Postage12/31/2010
Manufactures Bank & Trust Co.
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$66 Bank charges07/31/2009-
03/31/2010
Manufactures Bank & Trust Co.
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$9 Bank charges.04/30/2010
Manufactures Bank and Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$6 Bak charges.03/31/2013
Manufactures Bank and Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$24 Bank charges.02/28/2013-
06/30/2013
Marufacturers Bank & Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$6 Bank charges.02/28/2011
Maunfacturers Bank & Trust
106 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$6 Bank chargess.04/30/2011
Mid-America Group
4700 Westown Parkway, Suite 303
West Des Moines, IA  50266
$3,140 transportation10/22/2004
Multi Media Services
915 King St.
Alexandria, VA  22314
$90,600 media12/01/2004-
12/06/2004
Multi Media Services Corp.
915 King St.
Alexandria, VA  22314
$90,600 media11/17/2004-
11/22/2004
Multi-Media Service Corp
915 King Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
$83,160 Media08/12/2004-
09/02/2004
Multi-Media Services
915 King St.
Alexandria, VA  22314
$90,000 media01/27/2005
Multi-Media Services Corp
915 King Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
$69,300 Media09/08/2004-
09/23/2004
National Media , Inc.
815 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA  22314
$15,000 Media Consulting Fee11/01/2006
National Media, Inc.
815 Slatres Lane
Alexandria, VA  22314
$45,000 Media Consulting Fee08/18/2006-
10/02/2006
National Media, Inc. Escrow
815 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA  22314
$50,000 Purchase of media10/31/2006
National Media, Inc. Escrow Media Account
815 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA  22314
$541,664 Purchase of media09/11/2006-
10/26/2006
Noah's Ark
2400 Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, IA  50312
$56 Consultant Meal10/04/2004
Palmer's Deli
4949 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA  50266
$72 Luncheon meeting with Finkelstein and Associates09/14/2004
Patton Boggs LLP.
2550 M Street NW
Washington, DC  20037
$5,765 Legal Fee10/02/2006
Patton Boggs, LLP
2550M Street
Washington, DC  20037
$2,805 Legal fees11/01/2006-
11/30/2006
Policy Management Interests
8230 Hickman Road, Suite 100
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA  50325
$3,000 Administrative09/15/2004-
12/06/2004
Premier Tchnology
P.O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50648
$386 Web site support.09/23/2013
Premier Technolgy
P. O. Box
Jesup, IA  50648
$160 Web site support.12/24/2012
Premier Technology
P. O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50468
$303 Web site support.10/09/2014
Premier Technology
P.O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50648
$150 Web site support04/29/2014
Premier Technology
P.O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50648
$2,445 Web site support.06/07/2012-
11/21/2014
Premiere Technologies
P.O. Box 482
Jesup, IA  50648
$160 Web site support.04/16/2012
Richard G. Schwarm
201 East Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$1,000 Web site operator07/07/2009-
10/10/2009
Richard Grant Schwarm
201 East Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$12,000 Programs manager.04/19/2012-
09/15/2012
Richard Grant Schwarm
201 East Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$2,000 Research.03/29/2012
Schwarm Group
110 West Main Street
Lake Mills, IA  50450
$10,000 Coordination fees05/08/2009
Sigler Companies
PO Box 887
Ames, IA  50010
$8,158 fund raising10/13/2004-
11/15/2004
Sigler Companies
413 Northwestern
PO Box 887
Ames, IA  50010
$6,525 Fundraising services04/06/2005

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