Iowa Specialty Hospital

Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation – Clarion

Foundation donors are friends of Iowa Specialty Hospital—Clarion who support a wide range of healthcare services, equipment, scholarships, and programs through thoughtful charitable gifts. Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion's giving priorities are aligned with the future goals of Iowa Specialty Hospital, ensuring that the funding donated to Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion is used to support critical medical services, maintain a continued supply of outstanding healthcare professionals, and to have the best diagnostic tools available. Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion's mission is to maintain a high level of healthcare through Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion.

Iowa Specialty Hospital—Clarion has been caring for you, your family and your friends for over 50 years. Financial support is necessary to ensure future availability of quality healthcare in the Wright County area. With your support, we will continue to provide high-quality healthcare services to you and your family for years to come.

Please remember Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion when planning your will. 


We all know someone special that we have admired, respected, and loved. Memorial gifts are given to honor the memory of special loved ones and friends. Memorial gifts provide you, the giver, with a thoughtful means for showing your care.

Your gift provides the family of the departed with a special consolation in knowing that you have created a lasting remembrance, which will benefit others for years to come.

Memorial gifts are truly "Gifts of Life" that live on in service of others, benefiting people in need of critical medical care.  Your gift will help bring comfort, lessen pain, overcome disease, and help bring new life into our world, and for that we are very grateful.


Each year, the Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion and Iowa Specialty Hospital—Clarion award scholarships to seniors in area high schools who are planning to enter higher education for training in the healthcare field.

Four $500 scholarships are offered to seniors in the school systems of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, West Hancock, and Eagle Grove, and one $500 scholarship to a senior of an Iowa Specialty Hospital employee. Interested seniors should contact their high school guidance counselor's office or Jordan Marker with Iowa Specialty Hospital at 515-532-9328 for more information.  See below for the scholarship application form.

The following are the eligibility requirements for the scholarships:

  • Area of study must be a health career.

  • High School grade point average must be 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

  • Applicant must be of good character.

  • Applicant must have participated in high school and extracurricular activities.

  • Applicant must complete a 200 word essay.


Scholarship Application Form


Donations & Memorials

If you would like to make a donation or send a memorial gift to the Clarion Foundation, please mail to:

Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion Foundation
1316 South Main Street
Clarion, IA 50525


Contact Us

If you are interested in making a donation or for more information, please contact Duane Asbe, Planned Giving Officer, at (515) 532-9315.

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