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Community Foundation of Carroll County (CFCC) Grants

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Government Agencies
to Address Community Needs in Carroll County

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Foundation / Corporation

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Community Foundation of Carroll County (CFCC)

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Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations and qualified governmental entities that provide programming that addresses priority community needs within Carroll County. Special consideration will be given to proposals that include major infrastructure components that will improve the quality of life for local residents.

To date, the funds have been used for educational, cultural and aesthetic purposes, mental and physical health benefits, public safety, housing, recreation, and most any other benefit that the citizens of Carroll County can envision. Grants have been given to fund handicapped accessibility, basketball courts, bike trails, community kitchens, mental health assistance, housing, animal shelters, equipment purchases for fire, police, and emergency personnel, libraries, children’s programs, toys, school necessities, public pools, pre-school programs, health screening, CPR training, and local beautification programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 135930

Term of Contract:

Multi-year grants will rarely receive awards.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Projects eligible to receive grants must directly benefit the citizens of Carroll County. Those projects that do not directly benefit the citizens of Carroll County will not be considered. Per the Iowa Code, projects that include significant vertical infrastructure components designed to enhance local quality of life will receive special consideration.

To be eligible for a grant, the organization must be a “Charitable organization" as described under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that is exempt from taxation under Section 501(a) of the code or an organization established for a charitable purpose. As described in the Iowa Code, charitable purposes include those described under IRC 501(c)(3), or those for benevolent, educational, philanthropic, humane, scientific, patriotic, social welfare or advocacy, public health, environmental conservation, civic, or other eleemosynary (charitable or relating to charity) objectives.

The CFCC generally makes grants to 501(c)(3) organizations and qualified governmental entities. Grants will not be awarded for annual fund raising, organizational endowment funds, deficit financing, to individuals, or for sectarian purposes.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications for the County Endowment Fund grants and the Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation grants are accepted for 2018-19 grant cycle until November 30th. The Community Foundation of Carroll County (“CFCC”) will make grant recipient determinations after the first of the year.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications are to be made online at the URL for Full Text link below, with supporting information either uploaded or emailed to

Ann Menzel at Iowa Savings Bank, Administrator of the CFCC

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Carroll County