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Giving in Chickasaw 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 Chickasaw County Community Foundation. Through the funds held with the Chickasaw 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.

$107,327 grants awarded in 2021. $2,658,972 total assets. $1.4 million total grants awarded since 2005.

View our 2021 Impact Report

Committee Members

Kelly O'Donnell, Chair
Jeff Berns
John Cuvelier
Rhonda Dean
Mary Gruenberg
Tara Hackman
Michelle Hoy
Lara Lawrence
Courtney Lechtenberg
Dana Lentz

Bill Meyer
Kristen Nosbisch
Kristi Reicks
Matthew Ysbrand

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

Chickasaw County 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 Chickasaw County. A local committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

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

Click the year to see organizations and projects funded in 2022 and 2021.

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.


April 15, 2022  Chickasaw County Community Foundation Distributes Over $127,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations  Read Story


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Annual Reports

2021 Impact Report
2020 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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