Following is a list of the charitable giving funds administered by the Community Foundation of Marshall County (CFMC).

You have several options when giving to these funds:

  1. Download our donation form and send along with your monetary donation to:
          Community Foundation of Marshall County
          11 North 1st Avenue
          Marshalltown, IA 50158
  2. To donate via credit card, click here for a Secure Online Giving Link.
  3. CFMC accepts non-cash gifts such as stock, real estate or any other asset. Contact us at 641-758-3028 or director@cfmarshallco.org for more information.

CFMC FUND INFORMATION:

Funds listed in green provide a link to the organization’s web site.  

*Denotes Endow Iowa funds which makes the donor eligible for the Endow Iowa Tax Credit.  To learn more click here: Endow Iowa Tax Credit Information

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FUNDS

*Community Foundation of Marshall County Endowment: unrestricted permanent endowment to support CFMC.

Community Foundation of Marshall Operating Fund: unrestricted fund to support CFMC operations

*John Cahill Director’s Fund: established in memory of CFMC’s first Board President – unrestricted permanent endowment to support CFMC.

Marshall County Disaster Recovery Fund:  Donations will be used to quickly move resources to where they are most needed and to adapt to evolving long term needs following a disaster.  This fund provided grants for pandemic and derecho needs and will be activated when the next disaster occurs.

Mildred Wise Johnson Memorial Endowment: annually this fund provides grants to domestic violence organizations serving Marshall, Tama, Poweshiek and Jasper counties with a preference for programs that provide shelter.

Rebuild Marshalltown Fund: the purpose of this fund is to provide funding for the long-term rebuilding efforts and community needs in Marshalltown affected by the devastation from the July 19, 2018 tornado.


ANIMAL ADVOCACY FUNDS

*Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown Endowment


ARTS AND CULTURE FUNDS

Arts & Culture Alliance Fund

*Arts & Culture Alliance – Marshall County – Endow Iowa Fund

*Carl & Barb Giannetto Endowment for the Central Iowa Art Association

*Jamie Christenson for the Performing Arts Fund

*Jean Seberg Endowment 

*Marshalltown Arts & Civic Center Endow Iowa Maintenance Fund

Marshalltown Arts & Civic Center Fund

*Marshalltown Community Theater Endowment

*Marshalltown Men’s Chorus Fund

Zolene Melvin Endowment which benefits Live on Stage Marshalltown


COMMUNITY BETTERMENT FUNDS

*City of Melbourne Endowment

*Mack & Chylena German LeGrand Community Center Endowment

*Marshalltown Area United Way Endowment

*Marshalltown Rotary Foundation Fund

*Melbourne Firemen & First Responders Endowment


EDUCATION AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Beane-Squires Scholarship Fund

*Friends of St. Francis Catholic School Endowment

*Harlietta Helland Memorial Scholarship Endowment – female and male from Marshalltown Community School District

*Harold & Mercedes Cessford Memorial Scholarship Fund

*Marshalltown Christian School Endowment

*Marshalltown Community College Scholarship Endowment

*Marshalltown Education Partnership Endow Iowa Fund

Marshalltown Education Partnership Fund

*Terry Buzbee Scholarship Fund

*Zolene Melvin Music Fund – Scholarship for a Marshalltown Community School District student planning to attend or currently attending a church based college/university full-time with a declared major in a music-related field or by participating in one or more college/university sponsored music activities on a regular basis.


HISTORICAL FUNDS

Historical Society of Marshall County Vision Fund

*Historical Society of Marshall County Vision Fund

Susie F. Sower Trust Fund


LEGACY FUNDS

Donors establish Legacy Funds to receive their assets from a will or trust and personally communicate how their charitable contributions will forever benefit their favorite charities.

Anonymous Legacy Fund #1

Anonymous Legacy Fund #2

Anonymous Legacy Fund #3

George and Mary Jo Baitinger Legacy Fund

Anonymous Legacy Fund #4

Anonymous Legacy Fund #5

Anonymous Legacy Fund #6

Anonymous Legacy Fund #7

Anonymous Legacy Fund #8

Sarah Rosenblum Legacy Fund


HUMAN SERVICES FUNDS

Child Abuse Prevention Services Fund

*Emergency Food Box – Barr Fund

*Hubert A. Adams Memorial Fund – which benefits Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters

Immigrant Allies Helping Fund

Iowa River Hospice Fund

*Iowa River Hospice Legacy Fund

*Marshalltown Youth Foundation – Barr Fund

Meals on Wheels of Marshalltown Fund

*Youth & Shelter Services of Marshall County – Barr Fund


LITERACY FUNDS

*Albion Library and Heritage Center Endowment

*Friends of Marshalltown Public Library Legacy Fund

*Friends of Melbourne Library Fund

Friends of Marshalltown Public Library Fund

*Marshalltown Public Library Directors Discretionary Endowment

*Reach Out & Read Marshall County Endowment Fund


PARKS AND RECREATION FUNDS

*Friends of Marshall County Conservation Fund

*Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Endowment

*The Friends of Three Bridges County Park Fund

TRAILS, Inc. Action Fund

*TRAILS, Inc. Future Fund


RELIGIOUS FUNDS

Elim Lutheran Legacy Fund

*Friends of St. Henry’s Catholic Church Endowment


DONOR ADVISED AND DONOR DESIGNATED FUNDS
Donor Advised Funds allow the donor to make the recommendations on how the funds will be used. These funds offer flexibility and convenience to create a simple and highly personal approach to giving.  Donor designated funds allow a donor to select up to four organizations to support with their fund.

Apgar Family Fund

*Cessford Family Endowment

*Danny & Tina Nelson Family Fund

Dr. Abie & Penni Chadderdon Family Donor Advised Fund

Dr. Dennis & Heidi Drager Family Donor Advised Fund

Elizabeth M. Welsh Fund

Five Paws Charitable Fund

*Glen & Ruth Logue Legacy Fund

Gregoire Fund

*Have a Good One Foundation Fund

*Heggen & Willer Families Fund

*Karn & Paul Gregoire Fund

Kevin & Julie Hitchins Fund

Mark & Betsy Macke Fund

*Paul & Carrie Barr Family Fund

Paul & Heidi Cessford Peglow Fund

Sandy Bennett Fund

*Sue Martin Advised Fund

Timothy J. Knoll 2021 Fund

*Turbiville Family Donor Advised Fund

*Turbiville Family Legacy Fund