Donors

Donors Work with The Cedar Falls Community Foundation

Residents of Cedar Falls enjoy many wonderful quality of life opportunities due, in part, to the generosity of Cedar Falls residents. Whether it is capital improvement projects or programs for youth, families, or adults, the citizens of Cedar Falls and vicinity enjoy an exceptional quality of life because of the generosity of our residents. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation was established to assist Cedar Falls in remaining a prosperous, growing, and progressive community for all of its citizens by assisting the establishment of endowments, donor advised funds, and other philanthropic giving.

Examples of projects and programs that have benefited from the Cedar Falls Community Foundation include, the Cedar Falls Recreation Center, College Hill Art Festival, the recreational trail system, downtown lighting, Cedar Falls Community Center, James and Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts, Veterans Memorial Park, the McLeod Center, Cedar Falls Woman’s Club, Paw Park, and Skate Park, to name a few. We encourage you to be a donor by endowing a cultural, recreational or civic opportunity for your family, friends and neighbors.

Community foundations serve their local communities. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation is dedicated to Cedar Falls and vicinity. The Trustees are from the community and are dedicated to strengthening the quality of life in Cedar Falls. Donors to the Cedar Falls Community Foundation can be assured of the proper stewardship of their gifts and that funds will directed according to their objectives. This assures you that the legacy you leave will benefit citizens of Cedar Falls into the future.

Foundation News

1/21/2020

Nominations being accepted for the 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.

12/17/2019

Cedar Falls Community Foundation Awards $20,000 in Scholarships

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has awarded four $5,000 scholarships from the Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment to support UNI students studying abroad during the Spring 2020 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