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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

Ronda Hughes, Chair
Alice Back
Kristen Burke
Rosalie Christensen
Brooke Cray
Becky Fritcher
Elaine Govern
Ryan Manske
Carla Moser
Kip Powers
Shirley Sovereign
Jim Zajicek

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.


April 21, 2020  Howard County Community Foundation Grant Celebration  View Details


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Annual Reports

Howard County 2018 Impact Report
Howard County 2017 Impact Report
Howard County 2016 Impact Report
Howard County 2015 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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