The Community Foundation awards grants to local organizations and students in our community. For information about specific grant funds, use the menu above or download a copy of the Foundation's Directory of Kirby Endowment Funds, Competitive Grant Funds and Donor Information.

For scholarship information visit the Scholarships page or view the Kirby Handbook of Polk County Area Scholarships.

Grant and scholarship applications are available on our applications page.

Our "Dates & Dollars" sheet below provides a quick snapshot of currently available funds. To open the file for printing or saving to your computer, click here.

Please contact our Director of Grants, Noah Wood, by phone or email grants@polkccf.org for more information.

Please note: We are in the process of evaluating our competitive grant application process to better serve our community in light of COVID-19.  Please continue to contact us regarding community needs and your organization’s needs. Previously published application dates and processes listed below are for reference only and may not be applicable in the current cycle. Please contact the Foundation for guidance.