Foundation News

Cedar Falls Community Foundation grants $211,000 to community projects

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation Board of Directors has granted funds totaling $211,000 to community projects. Recreational Opportunities Enhanced The Rownd Trust was established in 1967 under the Will of Ella C. Rownd and serves as a catalyst and change agent within the City of Cedar Falls by discovering and responding to significant capital needs

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Nominations being accepted for Melendy Spirit Award

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the Melendy Spirit Award. The Melendy Spirit Award is open to individuals, families, groups, or organizations who, as Cedar Falls residents have made outstanding community contributions that have enhanced, improved, or positively affected the overall quality of life in Cedar Falls, through philanthropic or other means.

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation Awards $20,000 in Scholarships

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced that four $5,000 scholarships have been awarded from the Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment for Spring 2018 semester. The Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment was established by emeritus UNI Education Media Specialist Robert Eller to foster the educational, professional, and personal growth of undergraduate students at the University

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation will accept applications for grants from the Ella Rownd Trust until the end of December 2017. The Ella C. Rownd Trust was established in 1967 under the Will of Ella C. Rownd as a memorial to herself, her husband C. A. Rownd, and their son Fred. In establishing this Trust,

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New Board Members Announced

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation, a nationally accredited community foundation, held its Annual Meeting on April 27, 2017 and elected three new board members.  Carol Lilly, Ty Kimble, and Mark Ripplinger will join the Foundation Board, replacing retiring board members Robert Dieter, David Mason Jr. and Bruce Verink.  Past Foundation President Miller Roskamp also retired

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Three Scholarship Recipients Will Study Abroad

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced that three scholarships have been awarded from the Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment for Fall 2017 study abroad. The Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment was established by emeritus UNI Education Media Specialist Robert Eller to foster the educational, professional, and personal growth of undergraduate students at the University

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Grants $142,000 to Cedar Falls Public Library 2017 Projects

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has granted $142,000 to the Cedar Falls Public Library for 2017 projects.  Grants were made from three funds established with the Cedar Falls Community Foundation for the benefit of the Cedar Falls Public Library. The Kathryn L. Ray Fund supports programming and collections projects at the Cedar Falls Public Library.

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation Receives National Accreditation

National Standards Accreditation Affirms Cedar Falls Community Foundation Commitment to Excellence The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced that it received accreditation with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® in October 2016. This accreditation, signified by the Seal shown here, indicates that the Cedar Falls Community Foundation meets the highest standards for philanthropic excellence. “This

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Foundation News

2/8/2018

Cedar Falls Community Foundation grants $211,000 to community projects

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation Board of Directors has granted funds totaling $211,000 to community projects. Recreational Opportunities Enhanced The Rownd Trust was established in 1967 under the Will of Ella C. Rownd and serves as a catalyst and change agent within the City of Cedar Falls by discovering and responding to significant capital needs

1/18/2018

Nominations being accepted for Melendy Spirit Award

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the Melendy Spirit Award. The Melendy Spirit Award is open to individuals, families, groups, or organizations who, as Cedar Falls residents have made outstanding community contributions that have enhanced, improved, or positively affected the overall quality of life in Cedar Falls, through philanthropic or other means.