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2019 Impacts

$336,007 total grants. $3,283,356 total assets. 24 discretionary grants awarded.

View our 2019 Impact Report

Committee Members

Pete Gaumer, Chair
Tricia Beatty
Brad Bleichner
Donna Boos
Heather Federspiel
Dawn Kress
Denise Lehman
Beth Ownby
Donald Shonka
Ben Stanford
Karen Stephenson
Annie Vander Werff
Kristy Ward

Buchanan County Grants

This grant is accepting applications. Please submit them by April 1.

Grants are available to 501(c)3 organizations and government entities serving Buchanan County. Grants selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Buchanan County. A local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

Open: February 1
Application Due: April 1
Awarded in: June

Click the year to see organizations and projects funded in 2020 and 2019

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

  3. 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.
  4. Grant Management Login

  5. 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.


June 29, 2017  Buchanan County Community Foundation awards $117,075 in grants to local organizations  Read Story


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Annual Reports

Buchanan County 2019 Impact Report
Buchanan County 2018 Impact Report
Buchanan County 2017 Impact Report
Buchanan County 2016 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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