• "In order to keep on living a fulfilling life, we must continue to seek ways to give back to others." Major Mike Russel

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation inspires and connects individuals, families, and organizations to enhance our community, support non-profits, elevate educational opportunities, and build legacies through philanthropy.

Give to a fund

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

The CFCF: Children & Families Fund is seeking to raise $50,000 to make a positive impact in 2021.


2021 Focus - Children and Families: Henderson Challenge Gift

John and Maureen Henderson explain why they made a generous "challenge" gift to allow CFCF to double our Children and Families fundraising goal to $50,000.

2021 Melendy Spirit Award-Rosemary Beach

Rosemary Beach embodies the spirit of Peter Melendy in civic pride and willingness to lend a hand to make the community a better place and does so with a smile and a twinkle in her eye.