Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) 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, Joe Vich, 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 four 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, 2019 and December 31, 2019.

Completed applications must be postmarked or delivered to Foundation offices by Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm.  An informational meeting is scheduled Monday, September 17 at 1:30 pm at the Philanthropy Center, 425 Cedar Street, 3rd floor. Grant recipients will be announced the week of November 5.

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

The Waterloo Community Foundation was organized in June 2015 to serve needs in Waterloo and, in limited situations its vicinity.  During the past two years, $42,000 has been awarded to non-profits serving multiple needs in the community.  Visit our website for a full listing of funded agencies.

Grantmaking Instructions Fall 2018

Waterloo Community Foundation Grant Application (Fall 2018)

To learn more about the Waterloo Community Foundation, visit www.wloocommunityfoundation.org.