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COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund

Grants are not currently available. The process will reopen as more funds become available.

The Emmet County COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund provides support to organizations assisting in the response and recovery efforts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The intent of the fund is to be responsive to nonprofits serving Emmet County that are providing basic needs services and organizations working with individuals and families who have been disproportionately impacted by the public health and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.


This fund has been established to support local response efforts. Online donations can be made or fundholders can grant from their charitable fund.

Donate to the Fund


Grant funds are not available at this time. All funds have currently been expended. As additional funding becomes available, this process will reopen. Please continue to check this page. Our goal is to continue to support our nonprofit partners serving those impacted by this pandemic. 

2019 Impacts

$124,803 total grants. $828,261 total assets. 27 discretionary grants awarded.

View our 2019 Impact Report

Committee Members

Tena Hanson, Chair
Robin Enerson
Jean Hoffman
Laura Hoffman
Autumn Larsen
Craig Madsen
Mary Moorman
Diane Nelsen
Dr. Cory Rezac
Jim Rosendahl

Emmet County Grants

This grant is accepting applications. Please submit them by March 1.

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

Open: January 1
Application Due: March 1
Awarded in: June

Click the year to see organizations and projects funded in 2020 and 2019.

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.


June 16, 2020  Emmet County Community Foundation Distributes $102,275 to Local Organizations  Read Story


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Annual Reports

Emmet County 2019 Impact Report
Emmet County 2018 Impact Report
Emmet County 2017 Impact Report
Emmet County 2016 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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