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

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