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

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/.

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.