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James W. and Ella B. Forster Charitable TrustContact:  
% Frontier Bank
301 1st Avenue
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
Phone: (712) 472-2537


The James W. and Ella B. Forster Charitable Trust has a mission of supporting community improvement, primarily in Rock Rapids. It is a private foundation, established in 1988, providing gifts, grants and loans to qualifying projects. It has a grant application deadline of September 30.

The Forster Trust was established by Mrs. Ella Forster at her death in 1987. Mr. James (Frosty) Forster died in 1975. Their bequest totaled about $1.4 million to be used for "charitable, religious, scientific, literary or educational" purposes.