Foundation News

Cedar Falls Community Foundation Announces Grants Made to Local Organizations

August 2021 Cedar Falls Community Foundation Grants Made to Local Organizations The Cedar Falls Community Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants to six area nonprofits totaling $77,227.00. Applications were accepted April through June, 2021, to the Rownd Trust, the Diamond Arts and History Fund, and the Cedar Falls Enhancement Fund, through the Community Foundation’s

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CFCF Announce Change in Leadership

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

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CFCF Seeks Executive Director

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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Monthly e-newsletter Archive

Monthly e-newsletter The Cedar Falls Community Foundation shares news of interest through a monthly e-newsletter. Sign up below or read the archived newsletters.

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation elects Board Members

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

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Grant Portal to Open April 15; Award Nominations due April 10

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,

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2020 CFCF Virtual Community Builder Celebration

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

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation Grants Made to Local Organizations

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

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation Annual Campaign

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

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation elects new Board Members

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

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