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

Steve Johnson, Chair
Dianne Ameling
Tami Brincks
Rich Gaard
Gary Hildebrandt
Mark Kuhn
Sally Leibold
Mike Ludeking
Marcia McKelvey
Emily Mineart
Andy Nimrod
Jana Olson
Jon Pankow
Joe Skretta
Nicole Wiltgen

Winneshiek County Grants

This grant will begin accepting applications on November 15.

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

Open: November 15
Application Due: January 10
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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Impact Reports

Winneshiek County 2018 Impact Report
Winneshiek County 2017 Impact Report
Winneshiek County 2016 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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