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

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. The Community Builder Celebration includes a tribute to Dennis A. Downs, 2020 Melendy

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