Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa Grants over $394,000 to Local Organizations

posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 in Investor Highlights

It is always heartwarming seeing local organizations give to other organizations in the same community that they call home. On June 26 the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa did that, and a little more when they announced their distribution of $394,350 to 38 nonprofits here in Black Hawk County. 

Full article written by Jake Byers of the Community Foundation of Northeast IowaCommunity Foundation of Northeast Iowa Give Back to Black Hawk County

“The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa is honored to be part of the stories of these incredible nonprofit organizations and the people they serve,” said CFNEIA President and CEO, Kaye Englin. “The projects funded today will improve the quality of life in our communities and make Black Hawk County a better place for all people. We are grateful to the visionary individuals who, through their generosity, make it possible for CFNEIA to truly be here for good in Black Hawk County.”

View the full list of grant recipients 

Grants are awarded through CFNEIA’s competitive grant process. Decisions on grant awards are determined by CFNEIA’s grant distribution committee, which consists of volunteers from Black Hawk County. Grants may be awarded to projects in the program areas of: art and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health, historic preservation and human service. Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) designated organization (or government entity) serving Black Hawk County in order to be considered for funding.