- Des Moines Art Center- Funds will support the free admission program which gives the public year-round access to showcased art and education at no charge.
- Iowa Public Radio - Funding will support the “ Being in Iowa” program which is a multi-part series of in-depth reports on what it’s like being a member of various minority groups in Iowa. The show features people from a range of ethnic, religious, and societal backgrounds, and the daily challenges they face.
- Arts for the City- The grant will support the After School Arts Program (ASAP) which connects artistically gifted third – fifth grade students with challenging and enriching arts classes that are guided by experienced artists. Transportation and material costs are covered for students in need.
About the Principal Financial GroupThe Principal Financial Group ® (The Principal ®) 1 is a global investment management leader offering retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500 ®, the Principal Financial Group has $392.2 billion in assets under management 2 and serves some 18.3 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit www.principal.com. 1 “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group. 2 As of September 30, 2012.