How to Give

How to Give to New and Existing Funds

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation accepts donations in a number of ways. Contributions to the Cedar Falls Community Foundation are fully tax deductible. Gifts may include monies or other properties, both real and personal, in trust or otherwise, as may be acquired by will, gift or otherwise. Gifts may be directed or undirected. Donors are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisor, accountant, or attorney before making donations.

Some examples of gifting methods:

  • Assets of a family or private foundation
  • Appreciated stock
  • Bonds
  • Cash
  • Charitable Remainder Trust and other planned gifts
  • Closely held stock
  • IRAs or other retirement funds
  • Life insurance
  • Mutual fund shares
  • Real estate or personal property
  • Wills and bequests

Consult with your personal tax advisor, accountant, or attorney.

Contact the Cedar Falls Community Foundation to learn more about the foundation and options for giving.

 

Questions? Please contact the Cedar Falls Community Foundation at cfcf@cfu.net.

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