Donor Stories

  • Robert Eller

    Robert Eller contacted the Cedar Falls Community Foundation in 1998 with his dream of assisting University of Northern Iowa students to travel abroad. With the help of his attorney and …Read More »
  • Robert & Shirley Berg

    Brothers Anton Berg and John P. Berg established their drug store at two locations in Cedar Falls about 1923. Downtown, 323 Main Street had been the location of previous drugstores …Read More »
  • Kathryn “Kay” Ray

    Kathryn “Kay” Ray and her husband Paul Ray moved to Cedar Falls from Rochester, Minnesota, where they were married in 1950. Paul Ray established his business on Dunkerton Road in …Read More »
  • Saul and Joan Diamond

    Saul and Joan have supported Cedar Falls community projects for over half a century, sharing their time and financially supporting many local organizations. These Cedar Falls organizations have benefited and …Read More »
  • Miller Roskamp

    Now and Always: Supporting Special Needs Populations Longtime Cedar Falls businessman Miller Roskamp has turned his business success into an opportunity to make a difference for local special needs children. …Read More »

Foundation News

9/22/2020

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

8/11/2020

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