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185 FUNDS TOTALING
$17,790,72.00 IN ASSETS
$1,000,767.00 TOTAL GRANTS
IN AWARDED IN 2021
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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.
2022 GRANT ENDOWMENT FUND GRANTS
The Keokuk Area Community Foundation will accept 2019 Grant Applications from June 6, 2022 to September 7, 2022. The Keokuk Area Community Foundation distributes grants only to Lee County Iowa, Hancock County Illinois, and Clark County Missouri 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organizations. This year, grants are available up to $5,000. Extraordinary amounts may be given if an exceptional need is seen by the Keokuk Area Community Foundation. Only one project per organization will be considered.
2022 LEE COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES, INC. GRANTS
The 2022 Lee County Youth Services, Inc. Grant Application will open on August 1, 2022. Local nonprofit organizations who serve the youth of Lee County Iowa are invited to submit applications for grants of up to $5,000.00. Requirements for funding approval include that the applicant be a tax exempt 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization; in which services, be delivered to individuals under the age of 19 living in Lee County Iowa. Priority funding will be given to programs and/or services which help address social, economic, and educational issues of youth ages 6-19. Grants will be awarded in the Fall of 2022. The deadline for 2022 applications is October 1, 2022.
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 December 1, 2022.