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Ida County Community Betterment Foundation (ICCBF) Grant

Grants to Ida County, Iowa Nonprofits, Public Agencies
and Schools for Arts, Environment, and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Siouxland Community Foundation (SCF) - Ida County Community Betterment Foundation (ICCBF)

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Grants generally ranging from $250 to $10,000 to Ida County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and public education institutions to address local community needs in the areas of arts and culture, civic, education, environment, health, and human services.

Program Areas:

Arts and Culture - Provide or increase access to theatre, music, arts, dance, museums, historical events.

Civic - Community betterment/beautification, city government, emergency services, citizen participation, parks and recreation.

Education - Early childhood development/daycare, primary, secondary, and continuing education; libraries.

Environment - Pollution control, natural resource conservation, protecting wildlife, botanic/horticultural activities.

Health - Promotion and maintenance of physical, dental and mental health; rehabilitative services, crisis intervention.

Human Services - Housing/shelter, public safety, services for the elderly, youth, families, handicapped, economically disadvantaged, minorities or other special groups.

Priority consideration will be given to projects and programs that:
-Have potential for long-term impact.
-Have been planned in light of overall community needs.
-Do not duplicate existing services.
-Address a need affecting a broad segment of the county’s population or special populations considered at risk.
-Encourage collaboration.
-Demonstrate sound financial planning and the ability to mobilize resources including financial support, in-kind support, and volunteers to sustain the project or program.

Lower priority consideration will be given to one-time events.

Seed grants to implement a new program will only be considered if there is a sound plan for sustainability.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168949

Estimated Size of Grant:

Generally, grant requests ranging in size from $250 to $10,000 will be considered.

Term of Contract:

Multi-year grants will not be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants will be made for charitable purposes to nonprofit organizations, units of local government, and public education institutions that serve Ida County in Iowa and are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Generally Not Funded:
-General operating expenses
-Budget deficits
-Annual fund drives
-Political activities
-Capital campaigns
-Religious activities

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: March 1
Final Determinations: Mid-May

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Rebecca Krohn, Executive Director

Siouxland Community Foundation
505 Fifth Street, Suite 412
Sioux City, IA 51101

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Ida County