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
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
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.
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
The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has granted $50,000 from the Cedar Falls Community Foundation Ella Rownd Trust to the Cedar Falls Historical Society. The Cedar Falls Historical Society received the multi-year pledge of $50,000 toward their capital project to create a facility that will serve as both an educational center for hands-on learning and a
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cedar Falls Community Foundation Receives Substantial Bequest for Scholarships The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has received a bequest of $904,311.00 from the estate of Robert Eller to support study abroad scholarships. Robert Eller was born in Janesville, Wisconsin and grew up in southern Wisconsin where his father worked for the railroad. After
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Board Member for Cedar Falls Community Foundation The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced that Ryan Cose has joined the Board of Directors. Ryan Cose is the Farmers State Bank Branch Manager at its downtown Cedar Falls location. He is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College and the University
The Cedar Falls Community Foundation will accept applications for grants from the Ella Rownd
Trust and the Saul & Joan Diamond Community Enhancement Fund until the end of December 2016.
The Cedar Falls Community Foundation Board of Directors has voted to award this year’s Peter Melendy Distinguished Community Builder Award to two deserving recipients. This award is presented to individuals or couples who have made outstanding voluntary community contributions that have enhanced, improved, or positively affected the overall quality of life in Cedar Falls.
The Cedar Falls Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 6th annual Peter Melendy Distinguished Community Builder Award. This award recognizes individuals or couples who have made outstanding contributions to the City of Cedar Falls through selfless dedication of time, energy, knowledge, skills, and support. Organizations are not eligible to be nominated.