Clay County Community Foundation: Grants


The Clay County Community Foundation Board of Directors awards grants based on donor wishes, county needs, and a proposing organization's capacity to provide effective service to the people of Clay County. Grants support present and emerging needs in the areas of community betterment, education, health, arts and culture, and human services.

Attention 2020 Grant Applicants - Please fill out the online forms below to apply for the 2020 grant season.  After submitting your online application, one copy of the completed application and all supporting documentation must be physically mailed to:

CCCF Administrative Office
c/o Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309

* NEW THIS YEAR * Both emailed and postmarked Grant Application
copies must be submitted by January 15, 2020.

Current grant recipients must submit and complete the Grant Report Form no later than December 15th.
Current Grantees will not be considered for the next grant cycle if this is not turned in.


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Simple Grant Application
Standard and Impact Grant Application
Grant Guidelines / Instructions
Grant Report Form


Previously Awarded Grant Cycles:

      2017 Calendar
$91,216 Awarded
2016 Calendar
$91,064 Awarded 
2015 Calendar
$100,813 Awarded 
2014 Calendar
$98,865 Awarded 
2013 Calendar
$93,975 Awarded 
2012 Calendar
$94,544 Awarded 
2011 Calendar
$103,978 Awarded 
201 Calendar
$95,052 Awarded 
2009 Calendar
$101,100 Awarded 
2008 Calendar
$60,475 Awarded 
2007 Calendar 
$50, 466 Awarded
2006 Calendar
$46, 746 Awarded
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