Mission of the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation :

The Cherokee County Legacy Foundation receives, accepts and distributes funds for educational, cultural, civic and charitable purposes for the benefit of the greater community of Cherokee County, Iowa. Our goals are to assist qualified organizations through grant distributions, provide scholarships for post-secondary education and training, encourage individual and corporate involvement through gifts and bequests and to administer and invest funds for the creations of perpetual opportunities and services.

Giving in Cherokee County

The Cherokee County Legacy Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life throughout Cherokee County by investing in area nonprofits through our grant programs and by providing individuals, families and area businesses who love our communities with a way to give back.

Our approaches to giving are personal, simple and flexible. By partnering with us you focus on the joy of supporting the causes you care about in ways that fit your needs, while we ensure the administrative details of giving are taken care of at the highest standard. We offer a variety of charitable giving fund options to match your needs and provide access to unique tax-wise giving opportunities like Endow Iowa, a 25% state tax credit. We are also here to ensure that your charitable legacy continues for generations to come so that the causes and communities you care about today will benefit from your generosity after your lifetime. Whether working with us directly or through your trusted professional advisor, we are here to meet your giving goals and make Cherokee County better together.

View and Give to the Cherokee County Legacy Foundation

Cherokee County Legacy Foundation Grants

Grants are available to 501(c)3 organizations and government entities serving Cherokee County. Grant selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Cherokee County. The local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

Application Due: January 31, 2020

Click here to download the grant application.

Advisory Board Members

Tammy Johnson - Chair
Jason Cook Alayda Ladenthin                                                                               
Jody Holmes Jack Montgomery
Bruce Jones Roger Redig
Duane Kent Dan Winterhof