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Connecting individuals, families, and nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in Story County. 


Personalized charitable giving solutions to support the causes you care about. 


Providing grantmaking support and essential programs to enhance nonprofit organizations in Story County.

For Good, Forever.

Story County Community Foundation facilitates and promotes private giving through the establishment of endowments, acts as are source for nonprofit endowment building, and awards grants for the betterment of Story County.

News & Releases

News & Releases

April 10, 2023

We are excited to celebrate the successes and impact that was made among our communities in 2020 and in 2021. Story County Community Foundation's 2020-2021 Community Impact Report

February 22, 2022

Story County Community Foundation Awards $159,278 to local organizations Story County Community Foundation Awards $159,278 to local organizations (AMES, NOVEMBER 28, 2022) – The Story County Community Foundation has awarded $159,278 in grants to 19 Story County nonprofit organizations. “Our grantmaking committee reviewed 37 funding requests this year from nonprofit...
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Community Grantmaking

Community Grantmaking

Through its grant making, the Story County Community Foundation (SCCF) allocates resources to significantly improve or affect the lives of people living in Story County communities. SCCF offers three different competitive grant programs - our Major Grant, Community Grants, and Capacity Building Grants. Applicants should speak to our funding guidelines and Community Betterment Objectives. 

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Making Connections that Count

Helping children make essential text to world connections between books and themes through community reading programs with Raising Readers in Story County
Threshold Learning Center is finally at a place where we can sustain ourselves each year.  We are so thankful for our partnership with the Story County Community Foundation and the grant funding that we have received. 
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