Focusing on our Future Through Endowments.
A Component Fund of the Community Foundation Great River Bend


  • The Community Foundation North Lee County (CFNLC) was established in 2005.
  • CFNLC has approximately 85 funds within its family of funds, totaling $8 Million in assets.
  • CFNLC has awarded over $1 Million in grants since 2005.
  • CFNLC awarded $236,000 in 2014 to grants and scholarships.
  • CFNLC's largest donor was Rosie Menke, giving an estimated $2.6 Million.
  • CFNLC is advised by a 13 member Affiliate Advisory Board, all from North Lee County area.
  • CFNLC is a component fund of the Community Foundation Great River Bend (CFGRB), based in Bettendorf, Iowa.
  • Each year the funding available for grants is 4 1/2% of the endowment.
  • CFNLC awards in the areas of Arts/Culture, Comm. Dev., Education, Health/Human Ser., Youth Dev.., Religious, and Scholarships.


How it Works. By setting up a permanent endowment, your charitable gift can do more good than you ever thought possible.

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Did You Know?

Charitable organizations in the Quad Cities that promote youth activities can apply for the Roy E. Murray Foundation Grant for Youth.
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