Catherine Vincent Deardorf Foundation
Mrs. Catherine Deardorf established the Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation, a private 501(c)3 foundation, in February of 1993. Since its inception, the foundation has granted over $6.7 million to Webster County entities. The fine arts, education, libraries, and parks have been the key recipients of funds with non-recurring and broadly inclusive programs preferred. The foundation has a particular interest in linking community members, meaningful projects, and funds for the enrichment of all.

We support and promote art, libraries, nature and heritage through collaboration within Webster County, Iowa.

The Foundation grants funds for purposes that fall within our mission statement, with funds only awarded to 501(c)3 organizations in Webster County, IA. We strive to fund non-recurring programs, events and projects; emphasizing creativity, innovation and education. Funding requests should benefit a broad cross-section of our community. Collaboration with other funding sources is encouraged. Grant applications are reviewed 6 times a year during meetings held the 2nd Monday of the every other Month (Feb-Apr-Jun-Aug-Oct-Dec). Applications must be received before or by the first day of any meeting month to be placed on the agenda. Grant applications must be submitted before the event or project commences