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Giving in Chickasaw 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 Chickasaw County Community Foundation. Through the funds held with the Chickasaw 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 arts and culture, community betterment, education and youth development, environment and animal welfare, health, and human service.


$136,189 grants awarded in 2022. $1.5M total grants awarded since 2005. $2.4M total assets.

View our 2022 Impact Report


Committee Members

Jeff Berns
Rhonda Dean
Mary Gruenberg
Tara Hackman
Michelle Hoy
Lara Lawrence
Courtney Lechtenberg
Dana Lentz
Bill Meyer

Kristen Nosbisch
Kristi Reicks
Matthew Ysbrand
Nick Winter

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

Chickasaw County Grants


This grant is accepting applications. Please submit them by January 15.

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

Open: November 15
Application Due: January 15
Awarded in: March

Click the year to see organizations and projects funded in 2023 and 2022.

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.

News

April 10, 2019  Chickasaw County Community Foundation Awards $113,636 in Grants to Local Organizations  Read Story

Documents

Most articles are pdf files that require a free download of Adobe® Reader®. Click here to get it.

Annual Reports

2022 Impact Report
2021 Impact Report

Flyers

Click here to find flyers of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. 

Contact Us

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