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Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation grant application deadline approaching


This news story was published on March 17, 2021.
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MASON CITY – The deadline to submit applications to the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation for its 2021 grant cycle is 11:59 p.m. on April 1, 2021. The online grant application may be found on the Community Foundation’s website at www.cerrogordoccf.org.

Grants are awarded to projects in the following areas: arts and culture, community betterment, education and youth development, environment and animal welfare, health, and human service. Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) designated organization or a government entity serving Cerro Gordo County in order to be considered for funding. First-time grant applicants should contact Dotti Thompson, program manager for the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, at (319) 243-1358 prior to submitting an application. Grant recipients will be announced in June 2021.

In 2020, a total of $124,761.37 in grants were awarded to 40 area nonprofits and government agency projects serving Cerro Gordo County. Since 2005, the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation has awarded more than $1.6 million in grants benefitting Cerro Gordo County residents and communities.

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