Change in Leadership The Board of Directors of the Cedar Falls Community Foundation has accepted, with regret, the resignation of Executive Director Cynthia Sweet after almost nine years of leadership. Under Sweet’s leadership, the Cedar Falls Community Foundation achieved national accreditation, established a Main Street office, and dramatically increased its community outreach, establishing a website
CFCF Seeks Executive Director The Cedar Falls Community Foundation seeks Executive Director to manage and promote the Foundation’s work as a champion of philanthropy to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Cedar Falls. Responsibilities include implementing and updating the Foundation’s strategic plans, identifying and engaging prospective donors and non-profits in the community,
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The nationally accredited Cedar Falls Community Foundation (CFCF) has served Cedar Falls since 1977, led by a Board composed of Cedar Falls residents who understand community needs and the benefits of building a philanthropic spirit in the community. One new board member and four returning board members were elected at the April 30, 2021 Annual
Grant Portal Opening in April The Cedar Falls Community Foundation will accept applications to the Ella Rownd Trust and Diamond Arts & History Fund beginning April 15. Applicants must be nonprofit 501-c-3 organizations. Projects must benefit the citizens and community of Cedar Falls. Interested organizations are encouraged to call the CFCF before beginning an application,
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns and best practices protocols, the Cedar Falls Community Foundation pivoted to a virtual Community Builder Celebration in September. The event, filmed by Around the Corner Productions, will be shown on Cedar Falls Cable Channel 15 in October and is available on YouTube. The Community Builder Celebration includes a tribute to
The Cedar Falls Community Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants to five area nonprofits totaling $33,250.00. Applications were accepted April through June to the Rownd Trust and the Diamond Arts and History Fund, through the Community Foundation’s online application portal at www.cf-communityfoundation.org The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra will receive $2,500 from the Diamond Arts
This week the Cedar Falls Community Foundation launched its Annual campaign to raise funds for five specific areas of need. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation was founded in 1977 to serve the needs of Cedar Falls and annually provides approximately $250,000 to Cedar Falls public and private non-profit organizations. Support is sought for these areas
The Cedar Falls Community Foundation (CFCF) has served Cedar Falls for over forty years, guided by community members and donors with vision and passion to establish funds that will benefit Cedar Falls for generations to come. The members of the Board of Directors of this nationally accredited community foundation are Cedar Falls residents who understand
Applications for Grants accepted thru June 30. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation grant application portal will be open April 15 – June 30. Grant applications will be accepted to the Rownd Trust (capital projects) and the Diamond Arts & History Fund. Applicants must be non-profit organizations and must submit through the CFCF portal at https://www.cf-communityfoundation.org/.