Grant Preparation & Management Training 

Join us for a day of Grant Preparation & Management Training
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 9:00am-4:00pm
@ Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, 3117 Greenhill Circle, Cedar Falls, IA 50613.  

Is your organization interested in building capacity to manage state and federal grant funding?  Volunteer Iowa is hosting a one-day training open to staff, board members, volunteers, and national service members of organizations who want to become better skilled at preparing for and managing state and federal grant opportunities.

No Registration fee!    Click here  to make your reservation!
Lunch is not provided; there will be a break to get lunch on your own.

Marketing Meet-Up

Join us on May 7th from 8-9 am for another great Marketing Meet-Up presentation.  This event will take place at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (3117 Greenhill Circle, Cedar Falls). 

Cary Darrah with Grow Cedar Valley will be speaking about their rebranding process and the steps they took to make this change. Breakfast will be provided. 

Please click here to RSVP.
Wine With A Purpose

Come and learn about the fantastic women of Cedar Valley United Way's Women United and all the great things they are doing for our community.

* Enjoy an assortment of wine, hors d'oeuvres and a style show
* A $1000 grant will be awarded to Allen Child Protection Agency, Friends of Iowa CASA or Pathways. Your vote counts! Event attendees will select the winning organization.
* First 50 RSVP's will receive a swag bag

Thursday, May 30 from 5-7pm at Dillards - Crossroads Mall.

Please RSVP at or 319.235.6211.

Are You Interested

The University of Northern Iowa Professional Writing Program is in need of individual and organizational clients for fall 2019 courses who wish to have print and digital publications created.  These publications could include newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. 

If you are interested in being a client, please contact Dr. A. Lamberti  for more information.

 In our first 7 years we have: (continually being updated)
  • 83 member organizations
  • 6 investors
  • 1,996 program registrations
  • 205 hours of programming
  • 207 e-newsletters
  • Grantwriting Power Hour
  • 231 jobs advertised
  • 20+ organizations connected with 50 UNI students 
  • added additional educational training workshops to our members
  • won the "Gift of the Heart Innovation" award in 2013
  • Partners with Idealware
  • Developed a new website 2017
  • Created Seal of Distinction & Premier Internship Program
Check out the other benefits of membership  HERE    If you are interested in joining CVNA, you can access our application form online 

Share your good news with the CVNA and be featured in future e-newsletters.   Have you implemented an innovative idea?  Are you hiring?  Have you created or updated your website?  Are you hosting an event?   Let the CVNA spread the word. 

To submit an item for the next newsletter, click on the  submit news page.  Please note that only member organizations who have submitted membership applications may post items.  The newsletter is published every two weeks.
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