Group Passion Project

Develop Our Project Request

Group Passion Projects are for independent groups of more than 2 people. If you are planning a project that will involve two or less people, we encourage you to fill out the Personal Passion Project form. If you are representing a company, business, or organization we encourage to fill out the Company Passion Project form.
Please carefully and thoroughly respond to all the questions below. Once you have answered all the questions, please submit your request for feedback and approval. Once an Able Up Iowa staff member has approved your request, you will receive instructions on how you can further develop your project. If you have any questions, please contact us directly at (515) 292-2972 or email us at

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You Create the Vision

If you have less than 3 people organizing this project, please switch to the Personal Project Form.

Please enter the information for 3 main points of contact for this project. These points of contact can change at any time. For all additional group members, please enter their first and last names.

Primary Contact 1
Primary Contact 2
Primary Contact 3
If applicable, please include the name of the city.

We Provide the Support

Your Passion Transforms Our Communities

To learn more about Able Up Iowa, please visit our Mission and History page.
There is no maximum or minimum number of goals, but please make sure each goal you list is specific, measurable, and attainable.
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Tropical Smoothie is Giving Back With Each Purchase

Tropical Smoothie decided to make a difference in their community by donating a portion of every purchase made to Able Up Iowa! We are grateful for Tropical Smoothie’s generosity and willingness to use their resources to support Iowans in need.

ISU Students Host a Doggy Day to Spread Awareness About the AUI Service Animals Loans

This incredible group of ISU students envisioned, organized, and hosted a Doggy Day event to spread awareness about Able Up Iowa’s service animal loan. What an amazing project! These students went above and beyond to be advocates in their community.

Audrey and Ciera Send Letters of Cheer to AUI Staff & Partners!

Audrey and Ciera often spread cheer and joy by creating cards, letters, and small presents for Able Up Iowa staff, volunteers, interns, and partners. Each time we receive their gifts, our days are brightened. Thank you, Audrey and Ciera, for using your passion and creativity to make a difference!

Boys Youth Group Volunteer Their Time To Help Make Signs

A boys youth group in Ames decided to spend their Wednesday evening helping Able Up Iowa staff create signs for our Run event. What would have taken one person a whole day was accomplished in a couple short hours! Thank you to each of these amazing helpers!


We believe every Iowan deserves the opportunity to to live independently.

Here are three ways you can help.

Nothing caught your eye? Create your own project full of your own passion!

Please note we have recently changed our name from Iowa Able Foundation to Able Up Iowa.