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Charitable, community-minded people who want to do good in their community to support the causes they care about can do so with the Palo Alto County Community Foundation. The Palo Alto County Community Foundation connects people who love Palo Alto County to the organizations serving its residents and improves the quality of life in the communities they care about through the creation of charitable funds.

If you are interested in starting a fund that helps you support Palo Alo County, contact Terry Gaumer, Affiliate Development Director, by email or by phone at 319-243-1354.

2021 Impacts

$4,491 grants awarded in 2021. $590,593 total assets. $9,492 total grants awarded since 2015.

View Our 2021 Impact Report

Committee Members

Don Miller, Chair
Nancy Bleuer
J.R. Brown
Stacy Brugman
Rosemary Clouse
Kathy Gunderson
Cindy Magee
Anne Nelson

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


September 12, 2022  Funds Established to Support Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County  Read Story


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Impact Reports

2021 Impact Report
2020 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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