BV County Community Foundation
Spring 2015 Grant Notification PDF Print E-mail
Written by Justin Yarosevich   
Monday, 02 March 2015 06:20

Storm Lake, Iowa:  The Buena Vista County Community Foundation announces their 2015 Spring Round of Grants.

Applications for the 2015 Spring Round of Grants are available on the Foundation’s web page at or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The deadline for turning in applications in the Spring 2015 round of grants is 5:00PM on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Grants can be mailed to the Foundation at P.O. Box 771, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588 or they can be dropped off at Storm Lake City Hall in Storm Lake, Iowa.  Any grants not received and in hand by 5:00PM on the 2nd of April, 2015 will be returned and not considered in the 2015 Spring round of grants.

The Buena Vista County Community Foundation seeks to provide grant funding to local not-for-profit groups in Buena Vista County whose project will help to make Buena Vista County better in some way.  Grants are given for capital projects but not for operational programing.

To assist groups and potential applicants in the filing of a grant application the Foundation will provide an optional Informational Workshop on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:30PM at Storm Lake City Hall (2nd Floor), 620 Erie Street, Storm Lake, Iowa.

The workshop will review the application and help grant writers understand what the Foundation is looking for in the application; as well as, review the changes for the grant program.  In addition, individuals and groups interested in writing a grant should review our web page and “like” us on Facebook as we will be putting up reminders and tips in both locations.

The Buena Vista County Foundation’s web page at has additional helpful resources for grant writers in the Frequently Asked Questions section of the web page.

Funds granted through the grant program must benefit Buena Vista County residents and/or organizations.  Applicants must be a 501.C.3 organization or a governmental or educational organization such as a City, County, or Community School District or utilize a fiscal agent.

In addition to their grantmaking side the Buena Vista County Community Foundation is a great way for individuals and families to leave a legacy for future generations.  For more information contact the Buena Vista County Community Foundation.


"Like" BV County Community Foundation on Facebook PDF Print E-mail
Written by Justin Yarosevich   
Saturday, 21 February 2015 13:55

Buena Vista County Community Foundation is now on Facebook.  You can find us here:  Take a minute to find us and like us there so that you can get the latest updates from us.  We'll be releasing the Spring 2014 round of grants in the very near future and the announcement will be made on our Facebook account first!  Like us there today to be the first to get the updates!

Welcome to Our Web Page PDF Print E-mail
Written by Justin Yarosevich   
Sunday, 18 April 2010 07:36

Welcome to the Buena Vista County Community Foundation web page.  The foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of the residents and visitors to Buena Vista County through the development and encouragement of philanthropy and gift giving.

Annually the foundation awards grants to local not-for-profit agencies and their partners for projects that will enhance and improve the lives of the citizens and visitors of Buena Vista County Iowa.

Our web page is designed to be a resource for our grantees and to those individuals and groups that desire to leave a legacy through the endowment of funds for the betterment of the Buena Vista County Community.

The organization is operated by a volunteer board that represents the entire county.  The board works together to achieve the goals of the grant programs that are operated by the foundation.

Please check back regularly for updates on the grant programs and how you can leave a legacy for future generations through the Buena Vista County Community Foundation.

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 April 2010 07:44