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Tama County Community Foundation grant cycle open November 1

The Tama County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, will begin taking grant applications for the 2015 grant cycle on Saturday, November 1, 2014.  Applications may be found online at http://www.tamaccf.org.  The deadline to apply is midnight on January 15, 2015. A training session will be held on November 1, […]

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Tama County Community Foundation now accepting applications

There have been some significant changes in the grant funding cycle and process for 2013 for the Tama County Community Foundation. The application deadline for all 2013 grants will be midnight (CST) on January 31, 2013, with grant awards to be announced in April.  This is a change from previous years.  The grant cycle has been […]

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Garwin house on the edge of town after the Derecho storm - July 2011

Storm Update: Governor Branstad makes commitment to Tama County and request of President Obama to do the same

Three weeks after the storm, Tama County continues to work on finding healthy long-term solutions to the change in the economic and physical landscape brought on by the July 11, 2011 Derecho storm. We appreciate Governor Branstad’s request of President Obama to declare Tama County in addition to Story, Marshall and Benton Counties a federal […]

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Foundation Update: Meet 40 leaders planning on making a $2.3M direct economic impact while serving the greater good

Last night leaders of 40 community organizations/projects across Tama County came together to receive a $90,000 portion of the funds necessary to make a direct economic impact of $2.3 million.  Many of them are still working to raise the money necessary to complete their projects.  Meet the leaders with a wide variety of backgrounds and […]

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Foundation Update: a record high 41 projects to receive grants at awards ceremony, July 6

Over the past week 41 nonprofit, government and educational project leaders received confirmation that the Tama County Community Foundation would like to support them financially in accomplishing their latest short-term goals. In essence $93,000 will be leveraged to accomplish $3 million in local investments in the form of products, services, supplies, and technology to serve the […]

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Housing Update: 2011 Housing Trust Fund Applications now available

In 2010 339 residents from Tama County and partner counties, Hardin, Marshall and Poweshiek benefitted directly from the newly created nonprofit Housing Trust Fund organization to improve the housing stock in of our region. And neighbors benefitted too because the investments raised values or diminished deterioration of our housing stock baseline by targeting more vulnerable […]

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Entrepreneurship Update: Vote early and vote often…Tama County has THREE finalists in the business idea competition

Congratulations to three of our Tama County businesses who have been listed amongst 24 finalists in the Dream Big Grow Here Cedar Valley competition. Starting today until midnight May 1, 2011 you can vote once a day (on every computer you own and all nine of our public libraries’ computers) for who you think should […]

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Housing Update: 72 residents & neighbors benefit from first year of Trust Fund grant cycle. Annual Meeting April 6

During 2010 our new nonprofit Region 6 Housing Trust Fund was launched to help improve affordable housing options and maintain healthy housing stock for Hardin, Marshall, Poweshiek and Tama County neighborhoods. Here is a snapshot of the impact of the regional Housing Trust Fund’s impact on Tama County in 2010: Dollars invested: Tama County: $56,423 […]

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Entrepreneurial Opportunity: Win $5,000 with new Business Idea Competition

Do you have an idea to expand your business in Tama County, Iowa?  Share your idea and compete with businesses in Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw and Grundy Counties to win $5,000 to make this idea a reality in the “Dream Big Grow Here Cedar Valley ” Competition. To enter into the competition you […]

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Foundation Reminder: 2011 Grant Applications due March 15.

The Tama County Community Foundation extends its friendly one week reminder to our Tama County Nonprofits, Schools and Government offices that Community Foundation applications need to be postmarked by March 15, 2011. If your organization is planning on tackling special projects to serve the greater good over the next year, you could use our local […]

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