Storm Lake, Iowa:  The Buena Vista County Community Foundation announces their 2017 Spring Round of Grants.

The application for the 2017 Spring round of Grants is available on the Foundation’s web page at or by email at

The deadline for turning in applications in the Spring 2017 round of grants is 12:00 P.M. (Noon) on Thursday, April 13th, 2017.

Grants can be mailed to the Foundation at P.O. Box 771, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588 or they can be dropped off at the Storm Lake Public Library (609 Cayuga Street) in Storm Lake, Iowa.  Any grants not received and in hand by 12:00 P.M. on the 13th of April, 2017 will be returned and not considered in the 2017 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 programming.

There will not be a grant writers workshop for this round of grants.  Tips and tricks will be posted regularly on the Foundation’s Facebook Page  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 grant making 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 by email at



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