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Giving in Cerro Gordo 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 Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation. Through the funds held with the Cerro Gordo 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 art and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health, historic preservation and human service.

Committee Members

Adam Wedmore, Chair
Shaun Arneson
Tim Coffey
John Drury

Julie Kaduce
Marty Ramaekers
Gary Schmit
Margo Underwood

Cerro Gordo County Grants

This grant is accepting applications. Please submit them by April 8.

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

Open: January 1
Application Due: April 8
Awarded in: June
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.


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Annual Reports

Cerro Gordo 2018 Impact Report
Cerro Gordo 2017 Impact Report
Cerro Gordo 2016 Impact Report
Cerro Gordo 2015 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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