About the Community Foundation

The Community Foundation's mission is simply stated: To better our community by connecting people who care with causes that matter. Our vision for the region is that every person is encouraged to create a legacy and anyone can be a philanthropist. Our vision for the Community Foundation is to be a philanthropic pacesetter, providing planned giving for donors and matching community needs to solutions for all generations. Learn more about us

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News and Events

Call for Volunteers to Promote Youth Philanthropy, 7/20/2015

Endow Iowa Update, 7/08/2015

Eight local nonprofits benefit from capacity building grant awards totaling $105,000, 6/10/2015

CFGRB applauds Ascentra Credit Union's corporate philanthropy, new blog post by Kelly Thompson, 6/09/2015

Community Foundation welcomes Marie Ziegler to the Board, 5/28/2015

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Endow Iowa Tax Credits Still Available

This is the most up to date 2015 tax credit information as of September 23, 2015 and is an estimate. 

  • 2015 Credit Remaining (Estimated): $869,225.00
  • Base Appropriation: $6,000,000

In the event that the Endow Iowa Tax Credits have all been exhausted for 2015, the Donor’s gift is “put in line” with other qualifying gifts in the order in which the applications were received. On January 1, 2016, the Tax Credits will once again be issued beginning with qualifying gifts received the previous year. 

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Did You Know?

The Teens for Tomorrow youth philanthropy program has given local students the opportunity to grant more than $70,000 to the community since the program's inception in 2002.
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