CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR
SPRING 2022 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Name                                Project Name

Amani Community Services                                       I Believe Leadership Academy

Americans for Independent Living                            Furniture for Veterans

BHC 4H & FFA Fair Foundation                                 Fair Intern, General Operating Support

Blairstown Ambulance                                                Cardiac Monitor and IV Pump

Bosnian Cultural Foundation                                      Kulo Dance Festival

Bremer County Historical Society                              Phase I Restoration of East Wall

Buchanan County Animal Shelter                              Well Water Renewal Project

Butler County Conservation Board                            Fishing Handicap Ramp with Kayak/Canoe Access

Cedar Bend Humane Society                                     In-house Spay & Neuter Services

Cedar Valley Bicycle Collective                                  General Operating Support

Cedar Valley Preschool & Childcare Center              Building Bright Futures

City of New Hartford                                                    Packwaukee Park Splash Pad

Eastside Ministerial Alliance                                       Getting Workers Back to Work

Family & Children's Council                                        Take Charge of Your Body

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois       Girl Scout Leadership Experience

Hawkeye Community College                                    We Build Waterloo

Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition                                   Color Me Human Reading Challenge

Iowa Gardening for Good                                            Volunteer-based Gardens for NEIA Food Bank

Iowa Irish Fest                                                               Family Fun & Learning Area, Cultural Workshops

Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates                            Creating Inclusive Career Pathways for Underserved Youth

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa                          Youth Personal Finance and STEM Education

Love INC of the Cedar Valley                                      Work Dynamics 

LaPorte City FFA Historic & Ag Museum                    Web Design & Exhibit Development

Marching Against the Darkness                                  Marching Against the Darkness Weekend

NAMI Black Hawk County                                            Services for People affected by Mental Illness

SuccessLink - Together for Youth                               Adolescent Sexual Health Education, SiHLE, Girls Circle, Young Parents Together

Salvation Army                                                              General Operating Support

Transformations by Cedar Valley Angels                   Love Box and Dare to Dream Program Expansion

Tripoli Community Club                                                Renovation of Tripoli Welcome Center and Trail Bridge

UNI Foundation                                                             Kaleidoscope Series & Black Life Youth Camp

Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley                         General Operating Support

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony                                 Education Program & the Evolution of African American Music

Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa                                      Next Steps Program

All In Mentoring                                                             In-School Adult to Youth Mentoring Program

Cedar Valley Association for Soft Trails                      UTV Campaign

Children's Cancer Connection                                     2022 Summer Camp Scholarships

City of Jesup                                                                  Liberty Volunteer Park Splash Pad

Denver Wrestling Club                                                  Denver Wrestling Room

EMS MD Collaborative of the Cedar Valley                Protocol Mobile Application Development

Grout Museum                                                               Opening New Doors

Janesville Public Library                                               A Community Space for Everyone

Maroon & White                                                            Grundy Center Kids Campus

No Foot too Small                                                         Mental Health Support for Bereaved Parents

Sunrise Exchange Club                                                Sunrise Petting Zoo

Faith Temple American Baptist Church                       Y.E.S. Program

Clermont EMTs                                                              Equipment & Training Needs

Area Ambulance - Elgin Unit                                        Cot & Monitor

Cedar Falls Schools                                                      Rocket Club

St. Timothy Childcare & Preschool                              Playground and Concrete Work

 

FALL 2021 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Name                               Project Name

Benton County Conservation                                  Trailhead Water Source 

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley                  Project Learn

Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens         CVABG Operating Budget

Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers                                 Operating Support

Cedar Valley Gearheads Ministries Inc                  Gearhead Ministries

Cedar Valley Hospice                                              Palliative Care Program/LINK

Cedar Valley United Way                                        Books for Babies

House of Hope                                                         Utilities

Clarksville Voluneer Park Committee                    Clarksville Volunteer Park Addition

Families Helping Families of Iowa                          Providing Shoes for Iowa's Children in Foster Care

Grin & Grow Child Care                                           Child Care Gap Funding for Low Income Families

Grout Museum Inc.                                                   Operating Support - Science Outreach

Hawkeye Community College Foundation            2021-22 Hawkeye Celebrates the Arts! Artist Series

Inclusion Connection                                               Operating Support  

Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity                     Affordable Homeownership and Critical Repairs Program

Leader Valley                                                            Leader in Me (LIM)

Lutheran Services in Iowa                                        Black Hawk County HOPES 

MercyOne Cedar Falls Foundation                         Red Sleigh; Festival of Trees

Metropolitan Chorale                                               2021-2022 Rebuilding Season

North End Cultural Center, Inc                                Summer Hip Hop Literacy Program

North Star Community Services, Inc.                      North Star's Adult Day Care Support Project

Northeast Iowa Food Bank                                      Feeding Communities 

One City United                                                        One City Momentum

Quota of the Cedar Valley, Inc.                               Cops 'n' Kids Literacy Project

RMHC of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois           Ronald McDonald House Support - Fund our Families

Senior Citizens Group, Inc. of Waverly                   Community Outreach Program

The Job Foundation                                                 Financial Stewardship Mentoring Program

The Larrabee Center                                                Employment Support Services: Small Group Supported Services

Wartburg Community Symphony                            “Music Speaks” Black History Celebration Concert 

Wloo Comm Found Koats 4 Kids                            Koats 4 Kids

Waterloo Comm Playhouse                                     2022 season

Waterloo Schools Foundation                                 Camp Invention

Winnebago Council                                                  Eliminating Barriers to Success

Youth Art Team                                                         High Stakes

YWCA Black Hawk County                                      Youth & Family Services

Bremer County Fair Association                              Bremer County Fairgrounds Phase I

Cedar Falls Historical Society                                  A Home for Our History

The Set Me Free Project                                          Northeast Iowa Outreach and Expansion Initiative

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center                       Supporting Character Education in Early Childhood, Middle School, and High School

Waverly Chamber Music Series                              Waverly Chamber Music Series 2021-2022

Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office                        Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit

Bremer County Sheriff's Office K9                          Bremer County Sheriff's Office K9

Independence Police Department                          Independence Police Department K-9 Unit

Waterloo Police Department                                   Waterloo Police K-9 Unit

Cedar Valley United Way                                        General Operating

Waverly-Shell Rock United Way                             General Operating

Hawkeye Comm. College Found.                           Shirley Kreger Memorial Scholarship

UNI Foundation                                                        Theatre Department

Little Knights Learning Center                                General Operating

Cedar Valley Preschool & Childcare                      General Operating

BY THE NUMBERS
Amount Granted in FY2021-2022: $1,780,000
Total amount granted since inception:  $18,341,905