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Giving in Butler County

Charitable, community-minded people who want to do good in their community to support the causes they care about can do so with the Butler County Community Foundation. Through the funds held with the Butler County Community Foundation, the Community Foundation meets our county's needs by increasing connections between people and the organizations that serve them; providing grants in our core program areas of arts and culture, community betterment, education and youth development, environment and animal welfare, health, and human service.

2019 Impacts

$123,201 total grants. $839,592 total assets. 32 discretionary grants awarded.

View our 2019 Impact Report

Committee Members

Jennifer Heeren, Chair
Greg Barnett
Mary Derdzinski
Ursula Hoegsberg
Deb Homer
Jerry Orr
Mindy Pecha
Carly Pollock
Nancy Rieken
Greg Schmitz
Jeff Kolb, Ex-Officio

Butler County Grants

This grant is not accepting applications.

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

Open: November 1
Application Due: December 31
Awarded in: March

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.


March 27, 2020  Butler County Community Foundation Distributes $121,934 to Local Organizations  Read Story


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Annual Reports

Butler County 2019 Impact Report
Butler County 2018 Impact Report
Butler County 2017 Impact Report
Butler County 2016 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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