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


$152,776 grants awarded in 2023. $1.7M total grants awarded since 2005. $1.1M total assets.

View our 2023 Impact Report


Committee Members

Ryan Cellan
Robin Enerson
Sonya Gjerde
Robert Grems

Jean Hoffman
Megan Janssen Spurgin
Morgan Klingeil
Autumn Larsen

Diane Nelsen
Cory Rezac
James Rosendahl
Tena Sunde
   

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

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Emmet County Grants


This grant is not accepting applications.

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 Emmet County. A local committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

Open: March 1
Application Due: April 15
Awarded in: June

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. Click here to view the March 8th grant workshop recording.
  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

May 18, 2020  Grant Application Now Available for Emmet County COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund  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:
Emmet County Community Foundation
3117 Greenhill Circle
Cedar Falls IA, 50613
P: 319-287-9106
F: 319-287-5015