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Grant Opportunities & Deadlines

The Community Foundation invests in local nonprofit organizations that contribute to improving the quality of life in our community. We offer a variety of grant programs. Each grant program has its own purpose, eligibility criteria, and award limits. Find the opportunity that works for your organization.

How to Apply

We provide a step-by-step guide to applying for a grant. As always, we’re here to answer any questions you might have.

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Our Commitment to Equity in Our Grantmaking

The Community Foundation is committed to advancing racial equity in Linn County. Our Grantmaking Equity Statement ensures we are helping nonprofit organizations engage in this important work

Submit a Grant Report

We are eager to learn how every grant impacts the community. Grant reports help us improve our processes and share your story with the community.

Recent Grant Awards

Congratulations to the nonprofits, public agencies and religious organizations that were awarded funding from the competitive grant program offered at the Community Foundation. Click on the links below to see the grants awarded in each year.

Questions? Your Grants Team is Here to Help. Contact Us!

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Casey Baustian, MSW
Program Officer


Contact for questions related to Organization Support Grants, Rapid Response Grants, or Disaster Recovery Fund.

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Dylan Cooley, MFA
Content and Information Officer


Contact for questions related to Competitive Donor-Advised Funds or Girls with Goals Fund.

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Bernadette Gladish
Grants and Programs Manager


Contact for questions related to online grant portal access, grant awards, or grant reports.

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Rochelle Naylor, MPP
Senior Program Officer


Contact for questions related to Endowment Challenge Grants.

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Sanjana Raghavan, MHA
Program Officer


Contact for questions related to Program Support Grants or Linn County Grants.

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