The deadline to submit grant applications to the Winneshiek County Community Foundation’s 2023 grant cycle is 5 p.m. on Jan. 15.
Technical support will be available to applicants until 5 p.m. on Jan. 13.
The online grant application can be found on the Community Foundation’s website at www.winneshiekccf.org.
Grants are awarded to projects within the program areas of arts and culture, community betterment, education and youth development, environment and animal welfare, health and human service. Grant recipients will be announced in March 2023. Grants are available to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government entities. Tax-exempt organizations classified as other than 501(c)(3) are also eligible, if and only if, the project is deemed charitable; please contact Dotti Thompson at 319-243-1358 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the project’s eligibility prior to submitting a proposal.G
rants selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Winneshiek County. A local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.
The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, the host foundation for the Winneshiek County Community Foundation, also has grant processes open in Black Hawk County and for six other affiliate foundations including the Butler County Community Foundation, Franklin County Community Foundation, Grundy County Community Foundation, Howard County Community Foundation, Kossuth County Community Foundation and Tama County Community Foundation.
The online grant application and grant guidelines for each can be found on the Community Foundation’s website at www.cfneia.org/grantopportunities. In 2022, a total of $139,169.94 in discretionary grants were awarded to 24 area nonprofit and government agency projects serving Winneshiek County. Since 2005, the Winneshiek County Community Foundation has awarded more than $4.2 million in grants from all charitable giving funds of the Foundation.More information about the Winneshiek County Community Foundation can be found at www.winneshiekccf.org.