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

$193,461 grants awarded in 2023. $2M total grants awarded since 2005. $2M total assets.

View our 2023 Impact Report

Committee Members & Volunteering

Adam Bentley
Dennis Evans
Jeffrey Frank
Lexie Hach
Nicholas Jans
Pamela Jones
Dorothea Olson
Jake Pabst
Kristen Reichert
David Robinson

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

Click here to learn more about Nick Jans.

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

Those interested in applying can watch the recording of our 2024 Grant Cycle Workshop by clicking the button below. You can also view the slides from that presentation here

Watch the grant workshop

Open: November 15
Application Due: January 15
Awarded in: March

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. Click here to watch the recording of our grant workshop and click here for the presentation slides.
  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 24, 2024  Grundy County Community Foundation Awards Over $143,922 in 2024 Grants to 19 County Projects  Read Story


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Annual Reports

2022 Impact Report
2021 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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