Project Funds are established by the Community Foundation and supported by donors. These funds provide grants in response to specific challenges or opportunities in the community.
COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund
Disaster Recovery Fund
Donor-Advised Funds allow donors to remain actively involved by making grant recommendations to causes they care about whenever it is convenient.
David L. Cook Endowment Fund
Geri and Joe Schmitt Charitable Fund
Gulick Family Charitable Fund
Jonathan and Mary Landon Charitable Giving Fund
Pamela M. Cook Endowment Fund
This fund type is used by donors to help students achieve their educational goals through scholarships.
Washington High Alumni Scholarship Fund
Agency Funds provide nonprofit organizations with general operating support, stability during cyclical variances in income, and financial support for areas of high importance to the organization.
African American Museum of Iowa Endowment Challenge Fund
Mercy Medical Center Foundation DeWolf Family Innovation Center Friends Fund
National Alliance on Mental Illness Linn County Endowment Fund
National Alliance on Mental Illness Linn County Friends Fund
Shuttleworth Chamber Series Endowment Fund
Designated Funds are established by a donor to provide ongoing support for a specific nonprofit organization or purpose. The organization(s) the donor chooses will receive annual distributions from the fund.
Big Brothers Big Sisters David and Vicki Drown Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Jeff Goedken Family Fund
Gordon and Jann Baustian Trees Forever Fund
Jack Roland Family Fund
John and Mary Ellen Bickel Family Orchestra Iowa Fund
Myron and Esther Wilson Designated Fund IV
TrueNorth Disaster Relief Fund
White Family Hospitality Arts Scholarship Fund
Whitters Family Fund
This fund type allows donors to make contributions to specific areas of interest that have meaning to them. This may include support for multiple areas of interest, such as the environment, education, the arts or community development.
Community Endowment Funds
Donors can address the community’s greatest needs through these unrestricted funds. Created by visionary philanthropists who want to support the community beyond their lifetimes, these funds allow the Community Foundation to address community needs and opportunities as they emerge.