Community Foundation of Cedar County

A component fund of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the Community Foundation of Cedar County (Iowa) was established in February 2005.  The Community Foundation of Cedar County is a charitable foundation created by and for the citizens of Cedar County, Iowa. We are here to help donors make a positive, local impact by offering a variety of giving tools to help people achieve their charitable giving goals and do good work in our communities that lasts forever.

 

Fall $10,000 Matching Funds Grant Cycle Now Open

All area non-profits are encouraged to apply for one of two $10,000 matching funds grants to be awarded by the Community Foundation of Cedar County (CFCC). The deadline for applications is Sept. 15, 2017.

The grants will be awarded during this special fall grant cycle with funds CFCC has received from the Iowa Economic Development Authority County Endowment Fund program.

The application can be accessed by clicking the “Apply For a Grant” link. Previous Foundation grants must be completed and a final report submitted and accepted for an organization to submit a new grant request.

Applications will only be accepted through the online application system. Applicants are encouraged to register and start the application process well in advance of the Sept. 15 deadline to ensure timely submission. Applicants that have not previously used the online system will need to create an online account before filing an application.

A component fund of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend in the Quad-Cities, the Community Foundation of Cedar County was established in February 2005. Current board members include: Lynn Butterbrodt, Jane Drewelow, Judy Glaser, Jerry Johnson, Jan Olsen, Orville Randolph, Blake Shultice, Dawn Smith, Melinda Stonebraker and Jen VanOort. Aaron Horman serves as Executive Secretary.

 

"We'll be able to do more to preserve historic materials. It's a gift that will help our community for years to come."

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Did You Know?

The Community Foundation made its first grant from the Community Impact Endowment in 1967. That grant, of $2,000, was funded by an estate gift from Bea Conrad.
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