Grants & Scholarships

Fund holders

Fund holders may apply for funds at any time by clicking "Apply."  Log in with registered username and password.  Once logged in, provide the organizational code supplied by the Foundation. Contact CFCF@cfu.net  if you have questions.

Competitive Funds – April & May

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation accepts applications for competitive grant funds in April-May annually.  Applicants must create an account in order to submit an application via the on-line grants management portal.  To begin, click "Apply."

Please note that the Foundation supports projects that benefit the citizens and community of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Application deadline is midnight, June 30. Successful grant recipients will be invited to attend the Cedar Falls Community Foundation Community Builder Celebration in September to receive their award

Click Apply to go to the Cedar Falls Community Foundation's Online Portal.

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.