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Allamakee County Community Foundation Grants

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to
Meet the Needs of Residents in Eligible Counties

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Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque - Allamakee County Community Foundation (ACCF)

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Grants of up to $20,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and churches in eligible counties for programs that meet the needs of local residents. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of arts and culture, environment, health, education, human services, neighborhood and community development, and children, youth, and families. Funded projects must serve Allamakee County.

The Foundation welcomes proposals for projects that benefit a broad spectrum of the community or a chronically underserved segment of the population. The Foundation seeks projects that:

  • Address significant community issues
  • Present innovative, creative, and practical proposals which build on community strengths
  • Present clear work plans which show the ability to achieve the project’s goal
  • Focus on strategic innovations that encourage cooperation, create efficiencies and reduce duplication of services
  • Develop the leadership potential of the community
  • Involve the people served in the planning and implementation of the program
  • Demonstrate quality, vision, effectiveness, collaboration and good management;
  • Provide a plan for sustainability beyond the funding period

For details on each funding area, see the Guidelines document:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166197

Estimated Size of Grant:

Nonprofit groups may apply for up to $20,000 for their projects.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:


Nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations, churches, schools or government organizations that provide services within Allamakee County.

Organizations that do not have 501(c)3 status are encouraged to find a qualifying agency to sponsor them.

School districts may apply for each building with sponsorship from the district school board:
- Postville Elementary, Middle & High School (3)
- Eastern Allamakee: Elementary, Middle and High School (3)
- Allamakee: West, East, Jr. High, Sr. High. (4)
- St. Patrick’s School (1)

Not funded:
- Recurring, annual projects or operating support
- Multiple grants to the same organization in one calendar year (this does exclude mini-grants when available)
- Annual and capital campaigns
- Budget deficit
- Individuals
- Religious purposes (this does not exclude grants to religious organizations for non-religious purposes)
- Political, labor, religious, fraternal or service organizations
- Major events sponsored by other businesses

Pre-Application Information:

- Application Available: December 1
- Application Due: February 1
- Awards Announced: Spring 2021

Organizations must provide a letter of cash match intent from their Board of Directors. Matching funds must be raised prior to receiving a check.

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Contact Information:

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

Online application:

Application Guidelines and Qualifications:
Betty Steege
Foundation Coordinator
Allamakee County Community Foundation
Office: 563.586.2046
PO Box 332, Waukon, IA 52172

For Technical Questions:
Katie Foust
Grant Management Assistant
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
Office: 563.588.2700
700 Locust Street, Suite 195, Dubuque, IA 52001

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