Grant Details

Foundation for the Future of Delaware County^

Amanda Diers
  • Youth Development, Youth Programs
  • Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
  • Education
  • Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification
  • Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition
  • Health
  • Employment, Economic Development, Job Related and Business Grants
  • Housing, Shelter
  • Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
  • Community Improvement, Capacity Building
  • Iowa
  • Delaware
Maximum Grant Amount
March 15, 2024

The Foundation for the Future of Delaware County (FFDC) is accepting grant applications.

Giving is for organizations in Delaware County.

Funding Priorities
  • Health & Human Services- Encompasses social service projects that benefit the underserved segments of our community. For example, issues of homelessness, health care, hunger, poverty, and the elderly.
  • Education- Encompass community education projects that serve all age groups and segments of our population.
  • Neighborhoods and Community Development- Programs that address community and neighborhood development, both social and economic.
  • Our Environment- Programs that address our natural resources and environment.
  • Children, Youth & Families- Programs that enhance the quality of life for children and youth through opportunities to enhance their intellectual, emotional, physical, and social development.
  • Arts and Culture- Programs that increase access to and awareness of arts and culture.

Information Sessions
In-Person hours available:
  • Manchester Public Library – Tuesday, February 20th 4-6pm
  • Edgewood – Woods Edge Golf Course– Wednesday, February 21st 4-6pm
  • Ryan – Ryan City Council Chambers – Tuesday, February 27th 4-6pm
  • Hopkinton Library – Thursday, February 29th 4-6pm 

Eligible applicants must be 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or governmental bodies. Other nonprofits with charitable projects may also qualify but must partner with a qualified nonprofit or government body who will serve as a sponsor. Faith-based organizations may apply, but grants are generally not made for religious purposes.

Prior grants have included city park picnic tables, park mulch replacement, school to work initiatives, adult day services, backpacks, and a Boy Scout trailer.

Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 2/21/2024

Application Link
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