The Dallas County Foundation 2020 grant application materials will be available Dec. 1, 2020.

Visit our website,, for current Grant Instructions, Grant Application and Evaluation forms. If you have received previous grants, an evaluation form, receipts and photos must be submitted prior to a new grant request. Your grant request will not be accepted without the completed project evaluation.

DCF will accept grant requests that improve the lives of Dallas County residents. Areas of emphasis are: health and human services, arts and culture, youth development, education, recreation, environment and community betterment.

Applicants must be a 501(c) 3, 5 or 6 organization or 107(b) unit of government; or be affiliated with another organization that has one of these designations.

DCF grant application deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3. Grants mailed must have a postmark prior to Feb. 3; grants delivered to drop off sites must be received prior to closing times of the banking facilities. Check the website for details.

There will not be a Lunch and Learn Grant Writing Workshop offered. Please read carefully the instructions for submission.

Dallas County Foundation, an affiliate of Greater Des Moines Community Foundation, was established in 2005. Our purpose is to assist non-profit Dallas County, Iowa groups improve their communities and support local projects.

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