Foundation News

Bequest Received to Fund Scholarships

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

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New Board Member Joins CFCF

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

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Peter Melendy Distinguished Community Builder Awards Made

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.

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Peter Melendy Award Nominations Sought

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.

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Two Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded

Cedar Falls Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced that two scholarships have been awarded from the Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment for Fall 2016 study abroad.

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Grant to Waterloo Schools

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has approved a recommendation from the Bunger Family Foundation, a component fund of the Foundation, to grant $10,000 to the Waterloo Schools Foundation for the purpose of establishing a new fund. The Bunger Endowment Fund with the Waterloo Schools Foundation will honor Sid and Kathy Bunger by providing students and teachers in the Waterloo Community School District much needed financial resources that go beyond what tax dollars provide.

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February 2016 Grants Announced

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation, the leading philanthropic organization in Cedar Falls, Iowa, approved several grants for the benefit of the citizens of Cedar Falls at its February Executive Committee Board meeting. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation uses the resources entrusted to its stewardship to support projects that enhance the community’s quality of life through cultural, scholarly, recreational, literary, and artistic endeavors.

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Cedar Falls Community Foundation Announces Grants

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation, the leading philanthropic organization in Cedar Falls, Iowa, approved grants totaling in excess of $85,000 at its January Board meeting. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation uses the resources entrusted to its stewardship to support projects that enhance the community’s quality of life through cultural, scholarly, recreational, literary, and artistic endeavors.

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Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded Spring 2016

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced that three scholarships will be awarded Spring Semester 2016 from the Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment. 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 an undergraduate student at the University of

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Foundation News

8/15/2019

2019 Competitive Grants to be Awarded September 26

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has announced recipients of its 2019 competitive grant cycle. In making the announcement Cynthia Sweet, executive director, said, “It is inspiring to read grant applications and realize that these are only a small portion of the many meaningful and community-enhancing projects occurring in Cedar Falls. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation

6/23/2019

CFCF Adds New Board Member

Cedar Falls Community Foundation – Governed by Cedar Falls Residents – Serving Cedar Falls The Cedar Falls Community Foundation (CFCF) has impacted 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 Board of Directors of