Women's Fund Grant

Grants to Black Hawk County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls

GrantWatch ID#: 175442
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (CFNEIA) - Women's Fund

10/31/16 11:59 PM CST

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Black Hawk County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to improve the lives of girls, women, and their families. Programs may address issues faced by women in the categories of poverty and homelessness, education and literacy, violence and safety, and health and healthcare.

Priority will be given to opportunities that provide a response to critical and urgent needs, initiate bold new ventures, and foster new approaches to ongoing problems.

Up to $10,000

Requests should be for one year only.

The IRS must classify applicants as 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations or government entities.

Charitable projects conducted by tax-exempt organizations classified as other than 501(c)(3) are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


-Public and private schools and school districts may apply, but the Foundation will not fund capital improvements, salaries or technology/equipment requests.

-Operational support requests are allowed, but the preference is not to fund requests for salaries alone. Operational requests from other foundations will not be considered.

-The Foundation will consider requests for capital campaigns, but will not provide multiple grants (in subsequent years) for the same campaign.

The deadline to apply is midnight (CST) on Monday, October 31, 2016.

Grants will be awarded at the Women in Philanthropy reception December 8 at 4:30 PM.

Recipient will be notified of award results prior to reception and is expected to attend.

Recipients must submit a short report by July 31, 2017 on the outcome of the funded project.

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

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Tom Wickersham, Program Director
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Dotti Thompson, Program Manager
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