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COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund

The Howard 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 Howard 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.

CONTRIBUTE

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

REQUEST SUPPORT

Funds will be released on a rolling basis as fundraising continues throughout the outbreak and recovery phases of this crisis. To request support, contact Howard County Emergency Management's COVID-19 assistance phone line at 563-547-9260.



2019 Impacts

$114,364 total grants. $1,273,176 total assets. 51 discretionary grants awarded.

View our 2019 Impact Report


Committee Members

Ronda Hughes, Chair
Alice Back
Kristen Burke
Rosalie Christensen
Brooke Cray
Becky Fritcher
Elaine Govern
Ryan Manske
Carla Moser
Kip Powers
Shirley Sovereign
Jim Zajicek

Howard County Grants


This grant is accepting applications. Please submit them by January 31.

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

Open: December 1
Application Due: January 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.

News

March 27, 2020  Howard County Community Foundation Distributes $117,448 to Local Organizations  Read Story

Documents

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Annual Reports

Howard County 2019 Impact Report
Howard County 2018 Impact Report
Howard County 2017 Impact Report
Howard County 2016 Impact Report
Howard County 2015 Impact Report

Flyers

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

Contact Us

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