215 ENDOWMENTS | $16,623,795.87 IN ASSETS | $887,858,83 IN GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED IN 2022
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Established in October 2004, the Keokuk Area Community Foundation (KACF) is a 501 (c) (3) charitable community foundation which receives gifts, grants and contributions from charitable individuals, families, businesses, and corporations. These charitable gifts are used to establish permanent endowments, foster leadership, assist Tri-State Area nonprofit organizations, charities, schools, healthcare institutions, and strengthen communities in Southeast Iowa, West-Central Illinois, and Northeast Missouri.
2024 ENDOW IOWA TAX CREDITS
The Endow Iowa Tax Credit program was created to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of this state through increased philanthropic activity by encouraging new investments to existing community foundations across Iowa. Those who give to a permanently endowed fund at a the Keokuk Area Community Foundation are eligible to receive a 25% state of Iowa tax credit for their gift. Community members who give are also able to take advantage of the tax credits in conjunction with federal tax deductions. 2024 Endow Iowa Tax Credits are already being processed. To ensure you receive an 2024 credit, please consider giving to the Keokuk Area Community Foundation by June 30, 2023.
2023 LEE COUNTY CHARITABLE FUND
In 2023, the Lee County Charitable Fund is offering two grant opportunities in one application. The 2023 Lee County Charitable Fund Grant Opportunities are the up to $25,000 IMPACT Grant and the up to $7,500 Grant for Lee County Programs/Capital Needs. In the application, the nonprofit organization applicant may choose ONE grant opportunity only.
The nonprofit organization applicant CAN NOT submit multiple applications for each grant opportunity. Funding for both grant opportunities is at the discretion of the Lee County Charitable Fund Board. Applying for either grant opportunities does not guarantee full funding. All Lee County Charitable Grant Applications (both IMPACT and up to $7,500) and accompanying materials are due on or before June 2, 2023.