Waterloo — The Waterloo Community Foundation seeks grant proposals from qualified organizations for projects or programs that benefit the community of Waterloo and, in limited situations its vicinity.  Grant proposals must detail how funds will improve and benefit our community and citizens in one of four areas:  health and human services; arts and culture; education or economic development.

In making this announcement, Dr. Wilfred Johnson, Grants Committee chair, says, “Our community is blessed to have a network of agencies and volunteers that provide untold services that contribute to our quality of life.  And, our generous donors have allowed us, at a very early stage in our development, to support and build our community as a great place to live, work and play.  Together, we can do so much!”

A total of five grants will be awarded up to $5,000 each.  Matching funds are not required, but partnerships are encouraged.  Funds must be expended between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.

Completed applications must be postmarked or delivered to Foundation offices by Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:00 pm.  An informational meeting is scheduled Wednesday, September 18 at 1:30 pm at the Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center, 120 Jefferson Street in Waterloo. Grant recipients will be announced the week of November 25.

The Waterloo Community Foundation was organized in June 2015 to serve needs in Waterloo and, in limited situations its vicinity.  During the past three years, $60,000 has been awarded to non-profits serving multiple needs in the community.

For more information, contact Michelle Temeyer at Michelle.Temeyer@wloocommunityfoundation.org or (319) 883-6022.

Grant Instructions (Fall 2019)

Grant Application (Fall 2019)