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
Scott & Katherine Cessna
Gary & Carolyn Chambers
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
Shirley Merner
Liane Nichols
Karen Page
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

5/1/2020

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

3/31/2020

Grant Portal to Open April 15; Donation to local Disaster Response Fund

Applications for Grants accepted thru June 30. The Cedar Falls Community Foundation grant application portal will be open April 15 – June 30. Grant applications will be accepted to the Rownd Trust (capital projects) and the Diamond Arts & History Fund. Applicants must be non-profit organizations and must submit through the CFCF portal at https://www.cf-communityfoundation.org/.