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Howard County Community Foundation (HCCF) Grant

Grants to Howard County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies
to Improve the Quality of Life of Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (CFNEIA) - Howard County Community Foundation (HCCF)

Deadline Date:

01/31/18 11:59 PM CST


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Grants starting at $250 to Howard County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs in the areas of health, historic preservation, community betterment, arts and culture, human services, education, and the environment. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for residents of the County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178752

Estimated Size of Grant:

The minimum grant request is $250.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applying organizations must be tax-exempt, non-profit entities classified by the IRS as 501(c) (3) organizations or government entities. If an organization is NOT classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable 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 granted by the HCCF. If you have questions about eligibility or your classification, please contact the administrative office.

Eligible applicants may include: churches (for community services/activities), economic development organizations (for marketing & education), schools, and civic organizations (for charitable projects).

Ineligible Applicants include:
- Individuals
- Businesses/For-Profit Companies
- Churches for purpose of advancing one religion/evangelism
- Economic Development for activities directly benefiting businesses

If the organization has received past funding from the HCCF, all grant reporting must be up to date and in good standing or they will be considered ineligible to apply for new funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Decisions and Award Dates:

- The grant application deadline is 11:59 PM on January 31, 2018.
- All applicants will be notified of the results of the grant process in mid-March 2018.
- Grant awards will be presented during a ceremony in April 2018

One application may be submitted per organization (exceptions may be made for government entities or Fiscal Sponsor organizations).

Grantseekers' Resources:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Dotti Thompson, Program Manager

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Howard County