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

Dawn Fairbanks, Chair
Chris Back
Jeff Burnikel
Brooke Cray
Shirley Ferguson
Elaine Govern
Wayne Kerian
Mark Meirick
Carla Moser
Kip Powers
Brad Shatek
Dave Sovereign

Howard County Grants

The deadline for applying for this grant ended on January 31.

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

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

 Howard County 2016 Annual Report
 Howard County 2015 Annual Report
Howard County 2014 Annual Report


 Ways to Give
 Types of Funds
 Gift of Grain

Contact Us

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