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Uplift Grants

Grants are available to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government entities in the following specific areas:

  • Trees for Waterloo
  • Chamber Music
  • Opera Music

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. Grant selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Black Hawk County.

Uplift Grants
Open: April 5
Application Due: May 1
Awarded in: May
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.