The University of Iowa

Philanthropy and Fundraising

Cedar Falls Community Foundation

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation inspires and connects individuals, families, and organizations to enhance our community, support nonprofits, elevate educational opportunities, and build legacies through philanthropy.

Application Deadline 

For information on scholarship eligibility, applications, and other details, see the scholarships section of the website. Applications are accepted in April-May each year.

Three competitive grants are also offered each year. The application period is April 15-June 30. For details, see the Competitive Grant Funds web page.

Moore Family Foundation, Inc.

The board has designated Central College, a 501(c)3 organization in Pella, Iowa, as its only donee. Central College makes application to the foundation for specific programs. Currently the focus is on faculty grants to improve a professor's specific programs.

Application Deadline 

ACT Corporate Giving Program

As an extension of our mission, ACT offers financial and volunteer support to the community through initiatives that support our education and workplace efforts. ACT's Corporate Giving Program provides charitable donations to the communities where ACT team members live or work, and the donations...

Application Deadline 

Funded throughout year (September 1 - August 31).  Goal is to respond within 60 days.

Application Guidelines and Procedures

FNNB Foundation

Giving to charitable, religious, literary, educational or other worthy institutions or organizations within Iowa.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Gary S. Kahn, 100 N Second Avenue West, Newton, IA 50208; Phone: 641-792-3010.

Applications should be submitted in letter form with a explanation of the intended use of requested funds. No telephone solicitations.

Submission deadline: None

3M Foundation

3M strives to maximize our social impact within our communities and support a culture of service among our people. To do this, 3Mgives partners with leading organizations that are aligned to our global footprint and have proven track records for making a difference in our three areas of focus:...

Application Deadline 

Grant cycles, guidelines, and contact information varies with the area where funding is being sought. See http://www.3m.com/about3m/community for details.