Alumnus Honored with Outstanding Corporate Award

December 6, 2017

Kurt Rasmussen, a 1988 Grand View alumnus, his wife Lynette, and The Rasmussen Group accepted the Outstanding Corporate Award: Large Business at the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Central Iowa Chapter’s 2017 Philanthropy Day held on November 17 at the Des Moines Downtown Marriott.

The Rasmussen family has been a loyal supporter of Grand View beginning with Kurt’s parents, Jim (‘57) and Sandra (‘57).  Their gifts have supported students as well as the Rasmussen Center, and most recently the Student Center. They have also supported the Grand View Fund, Nielsen Concert Series, and Memorial Garden.

The Rasmussen Foundation and Endowment was created to extend both their family's and their company's reach to worthy charitable causes in Central Iowa. They have a strong history of philanthropy and giving throughout the Greater Des Moines community.  Video.