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Deadline for Matching Gifts to Floyd Co. Community Foundation Approaching

Donations to local non-profit organizations in Floyd County can get an extra boost if those contributions are made by July 15th.

The deadline to participate in Floyd County Community Foundation’s (FCCF) matching gift opportunity benefiting Floyd County permanent endowment, non-profit agency funds is this Wednesday. All donations of $500 or greater to a non-profit agency fund held with the Foundation qualify to receive a 50 percent match. As an example, your donation of $1,000 will receive $500 in matching Community Foundation funds, making your total contribution $1,500.

The Foundation has a total of up to $15,000 in matching funds available on a first-come, first-served basis. Gifts can be made online at 

 14 non-profit agency endowment funds are currently held with the Floyd County Community Foundation including Charles City Area Dollars for Scholars, Floyd County Fair Society, Floyd County Medical Center Foundation Fund, the Spay-Neuter Assistance Fund, TLC Endowment Fund, Charles Theatre Fund and Heart to Home Hospice Endowment among others. 

The match also applies to non-profit organizations interested in starting their own fund, or for donors wishing to create a fund with the Foundation to support a nonprofit they love. A minimum of $10,000 is required to establish a fund with the FCCF.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA

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