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Jones County Community Foundation (JCCF) Grant

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Institutions for Economy, Education,
Tourism, and Preservation Programs in Jones County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque - Jones County Community Foundation (JCCF)

Deadline Date:

10/15/18 Midnight


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Grants of up to $25,000 to Iowa nonprofits, public institutions, and charitable organizations for projects that improve the quality of life for residents of Jones County. Programs should address one of more of the following priorities: improve economic well-being or quality of life, address community capital improvements, improve educational opportunities, maintain and improve the health of Jones County residents, promote Jones County tourism and recreation, maintain Jones County heritage, and support conservation efforts.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161961

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant request amount that will be considered is $25,000.

Term of Contract:

All projects must be initiated and completed within one year of the grant award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for funding, an organization/program must:
- Provide services within Jones County
- Be a Nonprofit 501(c)3, public institution, and/or charitable organization.For organizations without nonprofit status, partnering with a fiscal sponsor organization will be required
- Operate in a manner that no applicable anti-discrimination laws are violated
Organizations may not be awarded a grant for two consecutive years.

Not funded:
- Organizations with a religious affiliation
- Organization’s recurring operating expenses (i.e. staffing, building rent)
- Multi-year funding requests

Pre-Application Information:

Application Available: September 1
Application Due: October 15, at Midnight
Awards Announced: December

A minimum hard cash match of 25% of the amount requested is required. In-kind matches will not be considered. Example: $1,000 Grant Request, $250 or 25% hard cash match, totaling $1,250 project budget.

Each entity is allowed to request funding only once per calendar year and cannot receive funding in consecutive years.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Katie Decker, Grants Management Coordinator


Jones County Community Foundation
700 Locust Street
Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Jones County