The Community Foundation of Marshall County awards grants to projects and programs that will have a lasting impact on how the citizen of Marshall County live, learn, work and play.

Over the years we have awarded grants totaling over $1,250,000 to 115 different organizations that serve the citizens of Marshall County.  Those grants have allowed children enjoy playgrounds and little league facilities, provided funding for the Rose Festival and Marshalltown Arts Festival, allowed adults to learn English as a second language, provided fire equipment, a gator to water flower baskets and security cameras to cities and so much more!

 2020 CFMC Grant Information

CFMC 2020 Grant App Final 11.25.19

CFMC 2020 Project Budget 11.25.19

  • The 2020 Community Foundation of Marshall County (CFMC) Grant will provide up to $7,500 in funding to an organization’s project that will have a lasting impact on how the citizens of Marshall County live, work, learn or play.
  • CFMC is implementing a new grant application this year. We highly encourage that grant applicants attend an informational session regarding the new grant application on Friday, December 6th at noon in the Marshalltown Public Library Community Room.   If you are unable to attend the informational session it is recommended that you contact CFMC.
  • Grant applications are due at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020, and must be submitted electronically.
  • Please refer to the Grant Application in the link at the top of this page for more details.
  • Grant application materials include both documents in the link above.
  • Any questions should be directed to Julie Hitchins, Executive Director, CFMC at or 641.758.3028.



2019 Grant Final Report (New Format)

Impact Grant Final Report

Final Report Grant Financials

Any organization that received a 2019 Grant Award must complete a Final Grant Report which includes a narrative, financial report and photos (if applicable).    Please note the final report is a new format.  To be eligible for 2020 Impact Grant awards all 2019 grantees must have expended all grant funds and have electronically submitted  the Final Report on or before December 31, 2019.  If your organization does not anticipate expending their grant award by December 31, 2019 you must complete the report (abbreviated version) and contact Julie Hitchins, Executive Director.


Community Foundation of Marshall County Announces Major Impact Award

The Community Foundation of Marshall County is pleased to announce the Central Iowa Fair Association will be receiving a $20,000 Major Impact Grant for the renovation of their Activity Building. The County Endowment Fund Program provided funding for this grant.





Past Community Grant Awards

The link below provides the history of CFMC Grants from 2006-2019

CFMC Grant Award History