Mitchell and Howard County Opportunity Fund

Grants to Northeast Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for
Environmental Conservation and Education Programs

GrantWatch ID#: 174566
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa


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Grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations and public agencies in Mitchell and Howard Counties to improve educational quality in public and private schools, and to protect and conserve natural resources. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff prior to submitting an application.

More details on the focus areas are as follows:

1) Education - Improving the quality of education through support of both public and private institutions of learning. Providing opportunities for children to learn and experience things they may not ordinarily be able to do. Nonprofit organizations providing an educational component within their programming are also eligible to apply.

2) Environment Education and Protection - Supporting conservation of natural resources, preventing and eliminating pollution, preserving water quality, protecting wildlife, and educating the public about environmental priorities. Providing opportunities for experiencing nature and outdoor recreation.

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$500 - $4,000

Projects must be completed by July 31, 2017.

Applicants must be tax-exempt, nonprofit entities classified by the IRS as 501(c)(3) charitable organizations, or governmental agencies engaging in charitable activities.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Dotti Thompson, Program Manager, to explore the appropriateness of requests and for any further guidance about current funding priorities.

All applicants will be notified of the results of the grant process by December 31.

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

Submit applications online here:

Dotti Thompson, Program Manager
319.287.9106 ext.18

Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
425 Cedar St., Ste. 310
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

Mitchell and Howard Counties

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