• Ice House Museum supported by The Cedar Falls Community Foundation.

    What will your legacy be?

A Community Foundation Forever Impacting Lives in Cedar Falls

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation inspires and connects individuals, families, and organizations to enhance the community we work and live in. With the kindness and generosity of passionate donors, The Cedar Falls Community Foundation funds and resources help enrich our local community with educational, art, recreational and cultural opportunities. Scholarships for students and nonprofit grants for schools, libraries and other local causes are provided each year by individuals, families and businesses inspired by their planned giving. Our mission and our purpose are focused on building lasting legacies through philanthropy to impact lives now and forever.

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Donate to a Fund

Your interests and your legacy are important. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation offers many opportunities for you to support projects and organizations that align with your interests and legacy.


Create a Fund

Create a Fund

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation will work with you to create a fund designed to meet your needs and support the organizations and issues that you care about.


Leaving a Planned Gift

Leave a Planned Gift

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation will work with you and your trusted advisor to create a legacy that is best suited to meeting your goals.


Spotlight Fund

In 2023, the CFCF fundraising priority will be to raise funds for the Children and Families Fund with the focus on providing support to our local childcare providers.


2023 CFCF Commercial

Check out the new Community Foundation 2023 commercial that is now airing on KWWL in Cedar Falls, Iowa! What will your legacy be?

2022 Melendy Spirit Award Recipient: Mary Taylor

Mary Taylor is well-known in Cedar Falls for her volunteer work and giving spirit! She was involved in many projects around the town including cultivating the award-winning Main Street. We are honored to present Mary Taylor with one of this year's Melendy Spirit Award!