SUPPORTED GRANT TYPES

  • Community Enrichment/Progress
  • Cultural and Civic Programs
  • Arts
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Social Services
  • Education
 

In general, the foundation will support three types of requests:

  • Projects of service to the general community or pilot projects.
  • Seed money to enable projects to demonstrate their potential or enhance services.
  • Emergency funding for community needs.

mandatory pre-application meeting

December 7, 2017 (6pm-7pm): Location: VFW, 412 Main Street, Dakota City, IA 

 

All applicants must attend this meeting to be eligible to apply for a grant.


2018 GRANT APPLICATION TIMELINE

  • November 1, 2017 - Grant Application Available
  • December 7, 2017 (6pm-7pm): MANDATORY Grant Meeting
    •  Location: VFW, 412 Main Street, Dakota City, IA 
  • January 5, 2018: Grant Application Deadline • Applications must be delivered by 4:00 pm to City Hall in Humboldt (29 5th Street South, Humboldt, IA) or if mailed applications must be postmarked no later than January 5, 2018. 
    • **The Humboldt County Community Foundation reserves the right to alter the Grant Timeline if necessary.
  • September 30, 2018: Grant Evaluations or Extension Requests Are Due
  • March 22, 2018: Grant Awards Ceremony • A representative from all recipient organizations must be present at the awards ceremony. 
  • March 1, 2018: Notice of Grant Awards Mailed to Recipients 
  • February 1, 2018: GDMCF Submission and Final Approval 
  • January 25, 2018: HCCF Board meets to Approve Grants 
  • January 11, 2018: Committee Meets to Review Applications 

Total Amount Awarded Since Inception of HCCF: $1,025,282

2013 - $104,290

2014 - $105,015

2015 - $95,707

2016 - $91,506


Proof of purchase and expenditure of funds applying to grants must be supplied to the community foundation within 3 months or a request for extension must be given by the community foundation. You must also submit a signed, completed Humboldt County Community Foundation Evaluation Form.