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Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation grant application available


This news story was published on January 16, 2020.
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CEDAR FALLS – Grant applications can now be submitted to the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation’s 2020 grant cycle. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59 p.m. April 1, 2020. Grants are awarded to projects in the following areas: art and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health, historic preservation and human service.

The online grant application can be found on the Community Foundation’s website at www.cerrogordoccf.org. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. April 1, 2020, to be considered for funding. Grant recipients will be announced in June 2020.

First-time grant applicants should contact Dotti Thompson, program manager at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, at (319) 243-1358 or dthompson@cfneia.org prior to submitting an application. Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) designated organization or government entity serving Cerro Gordo County in order to be considered for funding.

In 2019, a total of $117,358.50 in discretionary grants were awarded to 37 area nonprofit and government agency projects serving Cerro Gordo County. Since 2005, the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation has awarded more than $1.4 million in grants benefitting Cerro Gordo County residents and communities.

For more information, please contact the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa at (319) 287-9106.

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    January 16, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    That’s a nice pile of money.