The Community Foundation of 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 540 grants totaling over $1,360,000 to 123 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!  Any questions should be directed to Julie Hitchins, Executive Director, CFMC at or 641.758.3028.

 2020 CFMC Grant Awards

The 2020 Community Foundation Grant Award Ceremony scheduled for March 24, 2020 had to be cancelled due to COVID-19.  Each day, for forty days, beginning March 24, 2020 we will be featuring a grant award.  Click on our “about us” page & “in the news” to see the 40 grant stories!


The following article is courtesy of the March 25, 2020 Marshalltown Times Republican

CFMC Celebrates 15 Years of Grantmaking









Click this link to see a listing of 15 years of grant awards!   CFMC Grant History 2006 to 2020


CFMC Announces 2020 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.