Apply for Waterville Community Foundation Grant through September 30

Grant applications can now be submitted to the Waterville Community Foundation’s 2021 grant cycle. The online grant application can be found on the Community Foundation’s website at The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. September 30.

Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) designated organization or government entity serving Waterville in order to be considered for funding. Grants are awarded to projects within the program areas of arts and culture, community betterment, education and youth development, environment and animal welfare, health and human service. Grant recipients will be announced in December.

First-time grant applicants should contact Dotti Thompson, program manager at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, at 319-243-1358 or prior to submitting an application.

In 2020, a total of $2,269 in discretionary grants were awarded to two area nonprofit and government agency projects serving Waterville. Since 2005, the Waterville Community Foundation has awarded $19,886 in grants from all charitable giving funds of the Foundation.
Less than half of Endow Iowa 25% state tax credits remain for 2022, as reported by the Iowa Economic Development Authority recently. As reported in July, approximately $2.7 million in credits remain of the original $6 million available.

The Waterville Community Foundation encourages residents to take advantage of the 25% state tax benefit through the Endow Iowa Tax Credit Program by considering a gift to a local cause that is Endow Iowa eligible through the Foundation. Credits are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. A list of funds that are Endow Iowa eligible can be found at

For more information, contact the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa at 319-287-9106.