Donors Making a Difference

Donors to the Cedar Falls Community Foundation have had a lasting impact on the social, health, economic, safety, and cultural aspects of the community, building a solid foundation of outstanding community organizations. In the past five years donor funds have supported:

  • Cedar Falls Public Library special events, literacy programs for all ages, visiting authors, bus trips, music and craft programs, as well as building renovations and maintenance.
  • Exhibits and art shows at the James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts.
  • Expansion of the honor brick pathway in the Cedar Falls Veterans Park.
  • Building renovations and upkeep of the historic Cedar Falls Womans Club.
  • Student scholarships for higher education.
  • Community Main Street programs.
  • River Hills School playground equipment.
  • Renovations at Sartori Memorial Hospital.
  • Recovery and new exhibits for the Cedar Falls Historical Society's Ice House Museum following the 2008 floods.
  • Operating expenses for the Cedar Bend Humane Society.
  • Expansion of the Cedar Falls Recreation Center.
  • Cedar Falls High School Music Program.
  • North Cedar Neighborhood improvement programs.
  • Cedar Falls Fire Department safety equipment.
  • Expansion of the Falls Aquatic Center.
  • Cedar Falls Community Theater projects.
  • Playground equipment and boat dock for Big Woods Campground and lake.
  • Health initiatives of the Blue Zone Project
  • Cedar Falls Pickleball complex
  • A Place to Play Park
  • Cedar Falls Historical Society Capital Campaign - new building, curatorial space, educational space, exhibition space

What is important to you? How would you like to make a difference?

The Founders Club builds capacity and enables the Cedar Falls Community Foundation to grow in service to Cedar Falls. For information on becoming a member or supporter, please contact CFCF@cfu.net.

First Name Last Name
Bob & Rosemary Beach
Tom & Sandy Benak
Monte & Rebecca Berg
Charles & Lynn Blair-Broeker
Steve & Julee Bernard
Bill & Kathy Calhoun
Susan Card
Scott & Katherine Cessna
Gary & Carolyn Chambers
Bob & Shannon Closson
Jim & Amy Coloff
Russell & Diane Curtis
Janelle & Randy Darst
David & Jan Deaver
Saul & Joan Diamond Estate
Robert & Mary Beth Dieter
Jacques & Kathy DuBois
Bryan Earnest
Dennis & Jenny Eslick
First National Bank
Joe & Melanie Griffith
Judith Harrington
David & Mary Kabel
Jim & Cynthia Kenyon
Ty & Lynn Kimble
Mark  & Barbara Kittrell
Jim & Kathy Krieg
John & Kristie Lehman
Marleta Matheson
Shirley Merner
Liane Nichols
Karen Page
Francis Pardoe
Joanna Latta Reeves
Don & Jean Richardson
Paul & Carole Rider
Miller & Sharon Roskamp
Gregory & LeaAnn Saul
Dave & Lisa Sires
Dick and Linda Smith
Troy & Lynn Smith
Phyllis Steele
Tom & Char Strub
Stanton & Cynthia Sweet
US Bank
First Name Last Name
Daryl & Jan Andersen
Craig & Anita Johnson
Bill & Janet Kahler
Brad & Jen Leeper
Brian & Kim Sanderman

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