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When Generosity Matches Love for Community

March 12, 2019

Remember where you came from. It's a saying Joe and Kathy Whitinger have referenced throughout their life. To them, it represents both the physical location where they were born and raised and the hard work it took them to get where they are today.Both Joe and Kathy were raised... Read Story

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A Sign of Youth Taking Action for Community

October 25, 2018

Hunter Cummings, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 53 of Elgin, wanted his Eagle Scout project to have an impact on his community. “I wanted to find something everyone could benefit from,” said Hunter.On average, over 3,200 vehicles drive through Clermont every day.... Read Story

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Bill and Barbara Clark's Vision Lives On for Their Community

October 25, 2018

The Clarks established the Barbara and Bill Clark Fund during their lifetime, recommending grants to nonprofits they loved that created a stronger Cedar Valley. The couple, who met in 1951 while Bill was at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and moved back to Bill's home... Read Story


CFNEIA Fulfills $600,000 Grant to Cedar Valley SportsPlex

October 25, 2018

The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa has fulfilled its $600,000 grant commitment to the Cedar Valley SportsPlex. A grant pledge of $500,000, made in 2010 and granted over an eight-year period, was a major lead gift to the capital building project and remains the largest... Read Story


Community Initiatives Set Leadership Priorities for Foundation

October 25, 2018

The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa has announced the launch of four new community initiatives to help address critical needs and enhance the quality of life in Black Hawk County. CFNEIA will focus on four initiative areas: child care, workforce readiness, art and culture, and nonprofit capacity building. The new... Read Story