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COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund

The Fayette 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 Fayette 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.

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2019 Impacts

$203,795 total grants. $1,394,993 total assets. 15 discretionary grants awarded.

View our 2019 Impact Report

Committee Members

Vicki Rowland, Chair
Janell Bradley
Erica Bushaw
Bill Clark
Susan Franzen
Ken Hemesath
Rita Losh
Dr. Rich Patrick
Rick Scheffel
Barb Schoenjahn
Jamie Tafolla

Fayette County Grants

This grant is not accepting applications.

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

Open: September 15
Application Due: December 31
Awarded in: March

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.


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Annual Reports

Fayette County 2019 Impact Report
Fayette County 2018 Impact Report
Fayette County 2017 Impact Report
Fayette County 2016 Impact Report


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Contact Us

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