Waterloo Community Foundation

We love our city and are excited about the future of Waterloo. We are dedicated to providing a lean, straightforward, and transparent conduit to those who wish to contribute resources for the betterment of the greater Waterloo community and its citizens.

Who We Are

We exist to focus on the ever-changing needs of our community and invest in its progress. Our commitment is to stay engaged with the work of our local nonprofits and the needs of our neighbors so we can connect donors to causes that matter.

Leave A Legacy

We know how quickly and how deeply this city and its culture become a part of you because it’s part of us too. We want to help you create a legacy that reflects your love of Waterloo!

Apply for a Grant

Providing support to the great nonprofits in our community is a crucial part of how we help build a better Waterloo. We want to hear more about the work you’re doing!


Scholarships provide the next generation of leaders opportunities to pursue their dreams and build the future for Waterloo.

Windows on Waterloo

As a way to keep our community informed and engaged with local organizations, we offer a webinar once per month highlighting a specific organization or cause.

Give Now

Every gift makes a difference. Choose a fund or project and give today!

Upcoming Events


Celebrate Waterloo

Thursday, May 16, 5:30 p.m.

Join us to celebrate nine nonprofit organizations that received grant funding from the Waterloo Community Foundation this year. We are proud of the work being done in our city and look forward to hearing more about it!

(Hawkeye Van G Miller Adult Learning Center – 120 Jefferson St, Waterloo)

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