• Holmes Murphy Foundation Announces Inaugural Grant Recipients

    More than $100,000 in grants awarded across insurance brokerage’s footprint.

    Holmes Murphy is excited to announce its more than $100,000 donation to 18 different non-profit organizations through the Holmes Murphy Foundation Grant Program.

    The Holmes Murphy Foundation Grant Program builds upon the organization’s aspirations of Leaving Good Footprints and Sharing Abundantly. Grants are awarded to carefully selected 501(c)(3) or non-profit organizations that align with the Holmes Murphy Foundation giving pillars of Youth Education (At-Risk), Health & Human Services, and Arts & Culture.

    “Our Grant Program was created to make a positive impact in our communities, and this year’s recipients truly make our communities better places to live,” said Dan Keough, Chairman and CEO of Holmes Murphy. “We look forward to working with all 18 organizations to build a better tomorrow.”

    The inaugural recipients of the Holmes Murphy Foundation Grant Program are:

    Cedar Rapids:

    • Young Parents Network (YPN)
    • Kids First Law Center


    • Cristo Rey Dallas
    • Austin Street Center
    • Children’s Medical Center of Dallas
    • Community Partners of Dallas


    • Construction Workforce Foundation
    • Bal Swan Children’s Foundation

    Kansas City:

    • Veronica’s Voice


    • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


    • Completely KIDS
    • YMCA of Greater Omaha
    • The Bryan Foundation

    Sioux Falls

    • Sanford Health System Foundation


    • By Degrees of Foundation
    • Above & Beyond Cancer
    • Joppa
    • Vision to Learn (United Way & Variety – The Children’s Charity)

    Outside of the new Grant Program, Holmes Murphy has contributed more than $1.3 million in charitable donations and logged more than 10,000 volunteer hours annually throughout its markets. The company looks forward to continuing to partner with area non-profits through the Holmes Murphy Foundation Grant Program.

    “The money awarded to each organization gives them the tools they need to make a difference in the community,” said Craig Hansen, Sr. Vice President at Holmes Murphy. “In the future, we are excited to expand and build upon the great organizations we are able to work with through this Grant Program.”

    The 2020 Holmes Murphy Foundation Grant Program application window will open April 1, 2020.