Greene County Community Foundation

For a short time, to assist the local Greene County Community Foundation, Iowa State University Extension, Greene County is allowing this site to be used for posting local information.
What is the Greene County Community Foundation?
2014 GCCF Summer Internship Program
Contact Greene County Extension for details, 515-386-2138.
Click here for the Summer Internship Application       PDF version
Click here for the Summer Internship Application       Word version
Click here for the Summer Internship Host Application for those businesses interested in hosing an intern     PDF Version
Click here for the Summer Internship Host Application for those businesses interested in hosing an intern     Word Version
The Greene County Community Foundation recently received a state award which will be used to advance philanthropy and fund charitable projects benefiting the citizens of Greene County. Any organized 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit entity or unit of local government for the benefit of Greene County is invited to pursue this grant. The 2014 Grant Guidelines and Application are available to download in two different formats or are available in hard copy at any Greene County public library or the Greene County Extension Office. Click on the links below to download the format that best suits your needs.The deadline for submitting the completed application is Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:30pm.

2014 Grant Application 
(pdf format)
2014 Grant Application (The Word format allows you to input data directly into the application before printing.
Evaluations for the 2013 Grant Awards are due when the project is completed. 
Click here for an Evaluation Form in fillable Word format. 
Click here for the PDF version.

Click here for a complete list of award recipients
 HSB Donation

Parade Picture
Greene County Community Foundation grant recipients and board members participate in the Bell Tower Parade by carrying a banner, signs, and passing out fortune cookies with the message, "Dreams Come True in Greene County - Greene County Community Foundation." 
Thanks to the marketing committee for making it happen!
Alice Walters and Board members
Alice Walters and Greene County Community Foundation Members accepting Walter's $25,000 Donation 
Planned Giving 2006
Johni Hays presented a "Planned Giving & Ethics Seminar" on October 27, 2006 to over 20 Greene County citizens.  The event was sponsored by the Greene County Community Foundation.

Selected News Releases & Columns

December 10, 2009
News Release Foundation Closing in on Fund Drive Goal

November 9, 2009
News Release Deadline Extended for Endowment Donations

October, 2009
News Release Your Chance to Make a Difference

Workshop to Prepare for 2009 Grants
December 28, 2007
Greene County Community Foundation Offers 2008 Grants

April 9, 2007
Community Foundation Awards 2007 Grants

April 9, 2007
Invite to Donor Recognition/Grant Award Event

December 22, 2006                                                                                                                                 Foundation Received $67,250 State Award; grant cycle announced
October 9, 2006
Planned Giving & Ethics Seminar

April 10, 2006
Community Foundation Awards First Grants

March 30, 2006
News Release Invite to Donor Recognition & Grant Award night.

January 26, 2006
News Release GCCF Grant Applications require a 50/50 match

November 10, 2005
News Release Walters Donation

November 8, 2005
News Release
$63,600 Award
April 19, 2005
News Release

March 22, 2005
News Release

March 17, 2005

Feb 15, 2005
News Release

Fall 2004
Philanthropy Meetings

Initial Philanthropy Meetings


Affiliation with:
Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

Iowa Council of Foundations
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