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Join Us In Making A Difference

Since 1928, The Accel Group has served the needs of Eastern Iowans. We are grateful for our loyal customers and proud of the communities in which we do business. We wanted a unique way to show our appreciation and make a long-lasting impact.

The Accel Foundation is dedicated to providing community support to organizations by offering volunteer and financial assistance, to help improve the quality of life in the areas we serve.

“Be a Pebble. Join the Ripple.”

This phrase is based on the idea that the positive actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects. It is important that the The Accel Foundation be an active, supportive organization for growth and caring. Our hope is to start a positive ripple right here in eastern Iowa.

Nominate an Organization

Do you know an Iowa based organization who would benefit from financial help from The Accel Foundation? Each year, we choose organizations to benefit from our events and Adopt-a-Family Christmas program. Help us find this year’s recipients by telling us the story of your favorite organization. Provide information about their unique situation, their level of financial need and how our support can make a difference.

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Ask for Support

The Accel Foundation supports local nonprofit organizations that promote positive change and growth in eastern Iowa. Turn to us with your requests for funds, volunteers, or material goods.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Accel Foundation coordinates volunteer opportunities for The Accel Group and Accel Wealth Management staff to give back to the communities we live and work in. As our footprint expands, we are able to support causes in more areas of Iowa, such as the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Corridor, the Cedar Valley Region and the Des Moines area. Our volunteer opportunities include both giving of our time and talents as well as financial resources, to make a positive impact on the lives of fellow Iowans.

Contact us if you have volunteer opportunities for us to share with our employees.


Your tax-deductible donations help us promote positive change and growth in eastern Iowa. Giving is quick and easy with our online donation form. Contact us to make a donation.

Hole-In-One Golf Program

Add an attention-drawing incentive to your organization’s next golf tournament with The Accel Foundation’s Hole-In-One Golf Program. You pick a hole on the course and we’ll award $1,000 to a nonprofit of your choice for the first person to hit a hole-in-one on that hole during your event. We’ll provide a sign for you to place at the tee of the designated hole.

How to Participate
  • Print, sign, and submit the Hole-In-One Agreement Form
  • Acknowledge the Accel Group in your outing literature, brochure and/or program
  • Pick up the sign at the Accel Group and return it the day after your event
Download the Agreement Form

United Way East Central Iowa Civic Volunteer Award

We are proud to announce The Accel Foundation received the United Way of East Central Iowa Civic Volunteer Award! We would like to thank everyone involved to make this possible as we show immense gratitude towards the acknowledgement.


Upon request, we will make available a copy of the Foundation Annual Return and our IRS 501 (c)(3) determination letter.