Jones County Community Foundation Grant

Application Available: 
September 1
Application Due: 
October 15
Awards Announced: 

Jones County Community Foundation grants to projects benefitting persons residing in Jones County, Iowa. Our priorities are to improve economic well-being or quality of life, improve educational opportunities, address community capital improvements, maintain and improve the health of Jones County residents, promote Jones County tourism and recreation, maintain Jones County heritage, and/or support conservation efforts.

Each entity is allowed to request funding only once per calendar year and cannot receive funding in consecutive years. Organizations need to have 501(c)3 status or partner with a fiscal sponsor in order to apply. Organizations who are awarded a grant will be required to attend an award reception in early December.

How To Apply: 

New applicants can apply by following the directions below:

  1. View our Grant Guidelines to see if you qualify for this grant.
  2. Gather documentation and complete forms.
    • Tax Status Verification letter for your organization (also called a Tax Determination letter).
    • If your organization is not a tax exempt nonprofit, you must partner with an organization that is. This is called fiscal sponsorship. In this case, you will need:
  3. Create an account in our online grant management system or log into your account if you have already created one. All open CFGD grants are listed in this system.

View 2016-2017 Grant Recipients 

View 2017-2018 Grant Recipients 

View 2018-2019 Grant Recipients

View 2019-2020 Grant Recipients

View 2020-2021 Grant Recipients

For questions about grant applications, please contact Angie Wille at or call 563.588.2700.

CFGD Grant Resources

Grant Reporting

All grant reports are available in the Grant Management System following announcement of award. Please reference the Reporting Tutorial document for instruction. 

Grant Reviewers

If you are serving as a grant reviewer, go to our Grant Reviewer Resources page or log into our Grant Management System.

Grant Applicants

Log in to our grant management system to see all open grants, edit your profile and view your past applications. Create an account if you don't already have one.