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Fayette County Community Foundation (FCCF) Grant

Grants to Fayette County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies
for Arts, Education, Health, Environment, and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (CFNEIA) - Fayette County Community Foundation (FCCF)

Deadline Date:

11/30/17 11:59 PM


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Fayette County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for a broad range of activities that promote the overall welfare of local communities. Program areas include arts and culture, education, community betterment, health, environment, human services, and historic preservation.

The Fayette County Community Foundation gives priority to projects that:
-Address important needs in the county
-Encourage additional funding through matching gifts from other donors, and in-kind donations
-Provide realistic plans for continuation funds (if applicable) from other sources
-Yield substantial benefits to the county for the resources invested

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162571

Estimated Size of Grant:

Request Maximum is $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations or government entities.

Charitable projects conducted by tax-exempt organizations classified as other than 501(c)(3) may also be eligible. If an organization is NOT a 501(c)(3) organization, or equivalent, they must partner with an eligible Legal Applicant/Fiscal Sponsor, who must submit the application. Fiscal Sponsors are legally and financially responsible for funds that are approved and granted from FCCF.

Requests for pass through funds and general operating costs, including salaries, do not qualify.

Pre-Application Information:

A minimum at least 25% in matching funds is required for all projects.

It is suggested that applicants, in particular first-time applicants, contact Program Manager Dotti Thompson to explore eligibility, the appropriateness of requests and for any further guidance.

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on November 30, 2017.

Grants from the Fayette County Community Foundation will be approved in March 2018.

All applicants will be notified of the results of the grant process by mid-March 2018.

Grant awards will be presented at a ceremony in April 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Terry Gaumer, Affiliate Development Director

Dotti Thompson. Program Manager

Email Terry:

Email Dotti:

Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
3117 Greenhill Circle
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Fayette County