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!

 Major Impact Grant Information

CFMC Major Impact Grant guidelines Final

  • The Community Foundation of Marshall County (CFMC) is pleased to announce they will be offering up to a $20,000 major impact grant to an organization’s project that will have a lasting impact on how the residents of Marshall County live, learn, work and play.
  • CFMC will be utilizing a letter of intent process and if selected, applicants will be invited to participate in the application process.
  • Letters of intent must be submitted electronically on or before noon on Monday, September 19, 2019.
  • Please refer to the Major Impact Grant Guidelines document in the link at the top of this page for letter of intent requirements and the grant cycle timeline.
  • Any questions should be directed to Julie Hitchins, Executive Director, CFMC at or 641.758.3028.



2019 Impact Grant Final Report (New Format)

Impact Grant Final Report

Final Report Grant Financials

Any organization that received a 2019 Impact 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.

Past Community Grant Awards

To view past Community Grant Awards, click on the appropriate year.