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. 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, 2018 and December 31, 2018.

Completed applications are due Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4 PM. An informational meeting is scheduled Tuesday, September 19 at 1:30 PM at the Philanthropy Center, 425 Cedar Street, 3rd floor. Grant recipients will be announced the week of November 6.

For more information or to obtain an application, contact Michelle Temeyer at or (319) 883-6022. To learn more about the Waterloo Community Foundation, visit