The Hall-Perrine Foundation

115 3rd Street SE, Suite 803
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401-1222
P. 319.362.9079  F. 319.362.7220
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Grants are confined to 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, to be used for charitable purposes. Grants must be for capital projects for the benefit of the Linn County community.

Potential grantees should first make a preliminary inquiry to determine the Foundation’s interest in their request. This communication should briefly describe the background and purposes of the organization and outline the proposed project and its goals. Grant inquiries may be submitted at any time and should be forwarded to the Foundation's Program Officer.

If the Foundation has an interest in the project, a grant application will be given to the applicant to be completed in order that the proposal may be properly evaluated. Information requested includes:

  • A description of the organization, including its legal name, history, purpose and activities.
  • A list of members of the governing board.
  • A clear and detailed description of the purpose for which the grant is requested and the goals to be achieved.
  • The total cost of the proposed project and the amount requested with a detailed budget for the project.
  • A list of current and potential sources of financial support.
  • A copy of the organization’s most recent audited financial statement or the last IRS Form 990- Income Tax Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax.
  • A copy of the IRS determination letter indicating 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.


Grant applicants should note that no grants are made directly to individuals. The Foundation does not accept applications requesting funds for the following purposes:

  • Endowment funds.
  • Past operating deficits or debt retirement.
  • Continuing operating support.
  • Basic scholarly research within established academic disciplines.
  • Support of churches or their programs.
  • Elementary and secondary schools.
  • Benefits, special events, programs, conferences, etc.    
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