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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.

$39,012 grants awarded in 2023. $97,792 total grants awarded since 2005. $1M total assets.

View our 2023 Impact Report

Committee Members

Paula Abbas
Sheryl Arends
Korey DeBerg
Krista Dieken
Jeff Frazier
Becky Jansonius
Barb Keninger
Matt McNeal
Jeff Stubbe
Taresa Trueblood

Individuals interested in serving as a volunteer committee member can complete the online interest form here.

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Ackley Grants

The deadline for applying for this grant ended on July 15.

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 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 2023 and 2022.

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

2022 Impact Report
2021 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