Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation Grant

Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $54,000

Next deadline: Dec 1, 2019

Later deadlines: Feb 1, 2020, Apr 1, 2020, Jun 1, 2020, Aug 1, 2020, Oct 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Webster County, Iowa

Location of residency: Webster County, Iowa

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Mrs. Catherine Deardorf established the Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation, a private 501(c)3 foundation, in February of 1993. Since its inception, the foundation has granted over $6.7 million to Webster County entities. The fine arts, education, libraries, and parks have been the key recipients of funds with non-recurring and broadly inclusive programs preferred. The foundation has a particular interest in linking community members, meaningful projects, and funds for the enrichment of all.

Mission Statement

We support and promote art, libraries, nature, and heritage through collaboration within Webster County, Iowa.


We envision vitality and excellence in the arts, libraries, and the parks of the community.


We value Catherine Vincent Deardorf’s vision and philanthropy. We value and encourage leadership, vision, and commitment in our community. We value the general well being of the community. We value partnerships and collaboration in community projects. 

We value innovation and excellence in the performing arts, the visual arts, literature, and education in the arts. We value strong public libraries as sources of lifelong learning. We value inviting parks and natural recreational areas.We value heritage and history of our community.

Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation Grant

The Foundation grants funds for purposes that fall within our mission statement, with funds only awarded to 501(c)3 organizations in Webster County, Iowa. We strive to fund non-recurring programs, events, and projects that emphasize creativity, innovation, and education. Funding requests should benefit a broad cross-section of our community. Collaboration with other funding sources is encouraged. Grant applications must be submitted before the event or project commences.

Foundation funds are granted in support of arts and culture, local history, education, and nature.

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  • Funds only awarded to 501(c)3 organizations in Webster County, Iowa.