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Here at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, we are a team that is passionate about doing good in our communities. We love where we live and want to make it better for everyone.

Since 1956, CFNEIA has been a catalyst for positive community change. We do this by supporting nonprofits doing the most good and by helping individuals, families and businesses who want to do good for their community and the causes they are passionate about. Join us in creating more vibrant communities in Iowa!

 Current Opportunities 


Director of Community Impact

The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa is seeking an individual who believes in the power of community and is committed to carrying out the Foundation’s “here for good” philosophy to be our Director of Community Impact. This position will work closely with our Vice President of Community Impact and is vital to strengthening our role as an effective funder and community leader. The person in this role oversees all grantmaking activities of the Foundation and is a key leader in CFNEIA’s impact model in which asset development, grantmaking, and nonprofit relations are integrated to maximize our organization’s impact in our communities. This individual will believe in and strive to achieve our core values of inclusion, service, collaboration, accountability, sustainability, and strategic thinking. The ideal candidate should have a background in nonprofit management, strong attention to detail, and excellent facilitation and communication skills. The Director of Community Impact will place a high priority on collaboration and will engage staff, community leaders, and organizations working to create communities where everyone can thrive. 

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Internship: Teen Trust Student Director

The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa’s Teen Trust program is a model for youth philanthropy. Each year, a diverse group of students from area high schools allocates $15,000 to nonprofit agencies in Black Hawk County. Using a grant application system, site visits, and training seminars, the Trustees work as a team to decide which organizations to assist through financial aid or volunteerism. Teen Trust is led by a student director, a local college student who organizes and guides the students' activities.

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