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Giving in Ackley

Charitable, community-minded people who want to do good in their community to support the causes they care about can do so with the Ackley Community Foundation. Through the funds held with the Ackley Community Foundation, the Community Foundation can help meet our community's needs by increasing connections between people and the nonprofit organizations that serve them. As a community partner, you too can help through your financial support as we work to build the Ackley Community Impact Fund. Make a gift to the Ackley Community Impact Fund.

$7,385 grants awarded in 2020. $468,753 total assets. $28,820 total grants awarded since 2005.

View our 2020 Impact Report

Committee Members

Doug Lindaman, Chair
Paula Abbas
Sheryl Arends
Jason Gabel
Owen Heetland
Barry Hofmeister
Becky Jansonius
Darren Janssen
Matt McNeal
Taresa Trueblood
Lowell Young

Ackley Grants

This grant is not accepting applications.

Grants are available to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government entities. Tax-exempt organizations classified as other than 501(c)(3) are also eligible, if and only if, the project is deemed charitable; please contact our office to discuss the project’s eligibility prior to submitting a proposal. Grants selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Ackley. A local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

Ackley Grants
Open: May 15
Application Due: July 15
Awarded in: September

Click the year to see organizations and projects funded in 2021.

How to Apply

1. Review our Grant Guidelines to see if you qualify for this grant. 

Grant Guidelines

2. Log in to our online grant management system (or register if you don't already have an account). All open CFNEIA grants are listed in this system.

Grant Management

3. Find the grant you wish to apply for in the list to start your application. You can save your progress at any point and complete the application at a later date.

For Support

If you have questions about the online grant application, how to use the online grant site, or other grant writing questions, please visit our Grantseeker's Resources.


October 25, 2021  Ackley Community Foundation Distributes $5,835 to Local Nonprofit Organizations  Read Story


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Annual Reports

2020 Impact Report


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Contact Us

Our Administrative Office:
Ackley Community Foundation
3117 Greenhill Circle
Cedar Falls IA, 50613
P: 319-287-9106
F: 319-287-5015