• 803 Funds
    Totaling $140 Million in Assets
  • $8 Million
    Total Grants in 2015
  • 1,250 Grants
    Awarded in 2015

News & Events

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Nearly $2 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1,960,000 in grants to 209 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants from […]

Community Foundation Seeks Director of Grant Programs

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is hiring a Director of Grant Programs to lead the operational and strategic aspects of its grantmaking. This is a […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Winter Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2017 for local charitable […]

Quarterly Investment Update

Tim O’Donnell, Senior Vice President with Fund Evaluation Group, the Community Foundation’s investment consulting firm, will present an overview of our investment strategy and portfolio performance […]

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Recent Grants

    • $14,802.88Website Upgrade
      Kids First Law Center
    • $15,000.00Theatre Education Program Expansion
      Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • $7,000.00Sustaining Youth Development Program
      Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids
    • $30,000.00Sustaining Youth Development Program
      Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids
    • $15,000.00Saturday Evening Meal Program (SEMP) 2016
      First Lutheran Church
    • $20,000.00Removing Roadblocks for Kids
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa
    • $15,000.00Remote training for enhanced service delivery
      Systems Unlimited
    • $18,000.00Ramp It Up!
      Wheelchair Ramp Accessibility Program Coalition
    • $15,000.00Project SEARCH: Moving to Employment Services
      The Arc of East Central Iowa
    • $25,000.00Member Advocate
      Discovery Living
    • $5,000.00King Chapel Clock and Tower Restoration Project
      Cornell College
    • $60,000.00Kids on Course University (funded for 3 years)
      Cedar Rapids Community School District
    • $7,000.00Kids on Course University
      Cedar Rapids Community School District
    • $2,000.00Keeping Teens Safe
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $15,000.00Jane Boyd PATHS 2.0
      Jane Boyd Community House
    • $10,031.00Inspiring Future Innovation and Economic Growth
      Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa
    • $15,000.00Imagination Iowa Summer Camp Scholarships
      Iowa Startup Accelerator
    • $11,000.00ICF Request to GreatAmerica Financial Services2-16
      Iowa College Foundation
    • $5,000.00IARGUS 2016 (Russian Guitar Festival)
      Arts & Culture, International Academy for Russian Music
    • $60,000.00Horizons Meals on Wheels: Help Homebound Seniors (funded for 2 years)
      Horizons - A Family Service Alliance
    • $8,334.00Help The Academy SPS Grow
      Academy for Scholastic & Personal Success
    • $15,000.00Guide to the Future
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $20,000.00GreatAmerica Financial Services Scholarship
      Kirkwood Community College Foundation
    • $15,000.00Grant Wood Exhibit
      Brucemore
    • $5,000.00Family Services
      Heart Connection aka Children's Cancer Connection
    • $5,000.00Expansion/Renovation of Hiawatha Public Library
      Hiawatha Public Library
    • $2,500.00Emerging Opportunity: Limited English Proficiency Community Development Summit
      Youthport
    • $14,500.00Create Life-Changing Friendships
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa
    • $23,350.00Comunidad Latina (Latin Community)
      Young Parents Network
    • $15,000.00CMC Capital Campaign Feasibility Study
      Catherine McAuley Center
    • $36,000.00Arts And Minds: Building on Iowa’s Creative Legacy
      University of Iowa Foundation
    • $10,000.00ArtLOUD!
      The Hook
    • $9,500.002016/17 Masterworks Campaign Sprint
      Orchestra Iowa
    • $5,000.002016 Walk – The End of Alzheimer’s Starts With You
      Alzheimer's Association - East Central Iowa Chapter
    • $10,000.002016 Hope Builders Home
      Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
    • $5,000.002016 Especially for You Race Sponsorship
      Mercy Medical Center
    • $15,000.00Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Project
    • $10,000.00Walker Basketball Court Replacement
    • $24,000.00Trees Forever TreeKeepers: Because Every Tree Needs a Leader
    • $5,350.00Trauma-Informed Yoga for Incarcerated Youth 9-15-15
    • $3,750.00Theatre for Young Audiences Tour of Character Chronicles
    • $15,000.00Technology Efficiency Project
    • $15,000.00Tales from the Writers’ Room Season 9
    • $5,000.00Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Linn County 2015-16
    • $18,000.00Sunday Evening Meals Program (SEMP)
    • $1,350.00Start-Up Expenses: Filing Fee and Attorney Fees
    • $400.00Start-Up Expenses: Filing Fee
    • $7,797.00Sponsorship for 2015-2016 Season and Children’s Academy
    • $10,000.00Senior Dining-Home Delivered Meals 2015/2016
    • $2,500.00Safe Shelter & Housing Stability
    • $2,568.00Resilience-Building: Reaching Clients Through Texting
    • $15,000.00Resilience-Building: Aging Services Develops Electronic Clinical Records
    • $15,000.00Resilience-Building: Developing an Electronic Billing System
    • $15,000.00Resilience-Building of Matthew 25
    • $15,000.00Resilience-Building in Technology Disaster Recovery
    • $15,000.00Resilience-Building Emergency Management (RB-EM) Project
    • $15,000.00Resilience Building-Disaster Mobile Application Project
    • $15,000.00Progress Management
    • $5,000.00Preparing Students in Rural Linn County with the Tools and Skills Needed to Succeed in the 21st Century through Junior Achievement
    • $25,000.00Orchestra Iowa’s 2015/16 Fine Arts Series
    • $20,000.00October 2015-The Leaders, Believers, and Achievers Foundation (LBAF): Raising the Bar on What’s Possible Through Academic & Leadership Skills For All Students
    • $4,000.00Music in Rural Linn County Libraries 2016
    • $15,000.00Museum Audience Engagement Training and Implementation
    • $39,000.00Male Mentor Project
    • $10,000.00Linn County Matches
    • $60,000.00Grow Taylor
    • $7,750.00Glass & Porcelain
    • $20,000.00GCRCF Program Grant-Next to Normal
    • $10,000.00Foster Care Program Support – Linn Co. Non Metro
    • $2,000.00Food Grant October 2015
    • $5,000.00FHF Program Support for Abused and Neglected Children
    • $2,534.00Family Resource Library for the Children’s Autism Project (CAP) Center in Hiawatha (2015)
    • $30,000.00Exhibition Season Sponsor
    • $30,000.00Enhancing Accessibility and Engagement: The NCSML Online Collection Phase II
    • $6,664.35CVHS Digital Application Project – 2015
    • $4,999.00College Community Professional Therapy Dogs 2015-2016
    • $10,000.00Coggon Old Opera House Street Front Renovation
    • $12,000.00Building Iowa Valley RC&D’s Outreach Capacity to Benefit the Linn County Food System
    • $1,000.00Basic Needs Assistance for Survivors of Sexual Assault
    • $15,000.00ASAC Resilience-Building Project
    • $15,000.00Aging Services Develops Electronic Clinical Records
    • $10,000.00Advocates for Children of High-Conflict Divorce Outside the Metro Area
    • $5,000.00Advancing the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre through Board and Staff Development
    • $60,000.00Adult Basic Education: Responding to Growing Community Literacy Needs
    • $10,000.002016 Preventing Youth Substance Abuse in Rural Linn County
    • $10,000.002016 Alburnett Elementary School Wellness and Playground Project
    • $5,000.002015 Palo Partnership Build
    • $7,500.00Volunteer Recruitment & Coordination Project
      Iowa Legal Aid
    • $9,000.00Veterans Emergency Assistance Funds
      Iowa Veterans Welcome Center
    • $25,000.00Variety Star Playground at Noelridge Park
      Variety The Childrens Charity of Iowa
    • $10,000.00The Artisan’s Sanctuary – A Community Resource for the Visual and Performing Arts
      Artisan's Sanctuary
    • $3,500.00Technology for Capacity Building
      Children's Theatre of Cedar Rapids dba Playtime Poppy Children's Theatre
    • $15,000.00T.O.P.S – Training Outreach Program for Sustainability
      Tanager Place
    • $5,000.00Sustaining Westside Out of School Program
      Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids
    • $7,500.00Stimulating Economic Success in Linn County through Junior Achievement Programs
      Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa
    • $15,000.00STEAM Integrated Learning Supports
      Cedar Rapids Community School District
    • $1,500.00Spotlight on Kids
      Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • $15,000.00SMART: Supervised Milieu at a Risky Time
      Four Oaks Family & Children's Services
    • $9,610.00Scholarships for Guardians on Eastern Iowa Honor Flights
      Eastern Iowa Honor Flight
    • $60,000.00Restoring a Wetland Upstream of Cedar Rapids for Reduced Flood Risk and Improved Water Quality (funded for 2 years)
      Nature Conservancy
    • $50,000.00Rejuvenate — The Campaign to Enhance Meth-Wick Community (funded for 5 years)
      Meth-Wick Community
    • $7,250.00Reducing Ethnic Disparity (RED Partnership)
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa, Inc
    • $20,000.00Red Cross Biomedical Vehicle Match
      American National Red Cross - Grant Wood Area Chapter
    • $5,000.00Purchasing a Van – Matching Grant
      Power of Women and Children
    • $15,000.00Program Support for High-Need Sites in Linn County
      Girls on the Run of Johnson County Iowa
    • $10,000.00Play & Learn at Hiawatha Public Library 2015-2016
      Friends of the Hiawatha Public Library
    • $12,000.00Pathways to Prosperity 2015
      Heights Center Inc.
    • $2,900.00Organizational Development/Safe Place 2015
      Safe Place Foundation
    • $1,500.00Orchestra Iowa’s Music in the Schools
      Orchestra Iowa
    • $5,000.00Orchestra Iowa’s Fifth Grade Fiddles
      Orchestra Iowa
    • $4,500.00Olivet Neighborhood Mission Emergency Food Pantry and Clothing Closet
      Olivet Neighborhood Mission
    • $2,500.00Mobile Feeding
      Salvation Army of Cedar Rapids
    • $8,300.00Marketing and Social Media for the Academy SPS 2015 Plan B
      Academy for Scholastic & Personal Success
    • $5,000.00Leadership Seminars
      National Council on Youth Leadership
    • $30,000.00Landfall Festival of World Music 2015 (funded for 3 years)
      Legion Arts Inc.
    • $1,500.00Iowa College Foundation General Funding Request to Diamond V
      Iowa College Foundation
    • $2,000.00Increasing Access to Basic Education for English Language Learners in Hiawatha
      Catherine McAuley Center Inc.
    • $6,500.00Improving Children’s Outcomes through Adult Literacy Education
      Catherine McAuley Center Inc.
    • $3,000.00Healthcare Services for the Underserved – FY16
      Community Health Free Clinic
    • $4,000.00Healthcare Services for the Underserved – FY16
      Community Health Free Clinic
    • $20,000.00FY2016: Enhancing the Family System for Low-Income Families
      Children and Families, Waypoint Services for Women
    • $4,500.00Family to Family Teacher training and Peer to Peer Mentor training
      National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Des Moines
    • $20,000.00Family Series Sponsor
      Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • $1,000.00Family Connections Library
      Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation
    • $20,000.00Family Connections Library
      Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation
    • $10,000.00Expanded Staffing to Feed Those in Crisis
      Foundation 2 Inc.
    • $30,000.00Endless Possibilities
      African American Museum of Iowa
    • $2,700.00Emerging Opportunity: One Great Line
      Playtime Poppy Children's Theatre
    • $7,500.00Emergency Safe Shelter & Housing Stability
      Cedar Valley Friends of the Family
    • $10,000.00Drake University Summer Research Fellowships 2016
      Drake University
    • $10,000.00Cultivate Hope Urban Farm and School Gardens
      Matthew 25
    • $750.00Cornell College/Mount Vernon Community Cultural Film Series
      Cornell College
    • $15,000.00Community Financial Access (CFA) Microloan Project
      Diversity Focus
    • $15,000.00Collaborative grant: Coordinated Intake Operations to Support Individuals Experiencing a Housing Crisis
      Children and Families, Collaborative Project submitted by Waypoint Services for Women
    • $3,000.00Cedar River Flood Risk Reduction and Water Quality Improvement
      Nature Conservancy
    • $1,500.00Cedar River Flood Risk Reduction and Water Quality Improvemen
      Nature Conservancy
    • $5,000.00Cedar Rapids Ride Share Program
      Riders Club of America
    • $5,000.00Cedar Rapids Fruit TreeKeepers
      Trees Forever
    • $15,000.00Cedar Rapids City Hall Mural Fund
      City of Cedar Rapids
    • $5,000.00Cedar Lake A New Vision, a New Future
      Friends of Cedar Lake Inc
    • $10,000.00Cedar Lake A New Vision, a New Future
      Friends of Cedar Lake Inc
    • $9,000.00Bunk Beds for Willis Dady Emergency Shelter 2015
      Willis Dady Emergency Shelter Inc.
    • $2,000.00Bridging the G.A.P. 2015-16
      Junior League of Cedar Rapids
    • $5,000.00Bridging the G.A.P. 2015-16
      Junior League of Cedar Rapids
    • $25,000.00ASAC’s Helping Families Be Safe Project
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $2,500.00Advocacy for Children of High-Conflict Divorce
      Kids First Law Center
    • $5,000.00Advocacy for Children of High-Conflict Divorce
      Kids First Law Center
    • $1,000.002016 Endless Possibilities Phase 2
      African American Museum of Iowa
    • $4,500.002016 Endless Possibilities Phase 2
      African American Museum of Iowa
    • $60,000.002015-2016 After School Enrichment Program Support
      Eastern Iowa Arts Academy
    • $5,000.002015 CVHFH Women Build
      Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
    • $9,610.00Wellington Heights Resource Person – 2015
      Wellington Heights Neighborhood Association
    • $50,000.00TotalChild
      Four Oaks Family & Children's Services
    • $20,000.00Theatre Education Expansion Grant
      Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • $7,000.00Sustaining Out of School Program
      Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids
    • $7,500.00Summer Season Sponsorship 2015
      Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
    • $850.00Start-Up Expenses: Filing Fee
      Senior Guradian Project
    • $2,000.00Safe Shelter & Housing Stability
      Cedar Valley Friends of the Family
    • $20,000.00Replacement of Mobile tage Used by the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band
      Cedar Rapids Municipal Band
    • $1,500.00Project AWARE (A Watershed Awareness River Expedition)
      Iowa Department of Natural Resources
    • $60,000.00Prevention Education
      Inc, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
    • $15,000.00Overalls All Over: A Grant Wood Experience
      Collaborative- NewBo City Market, Main Street and Convention and Visitor's Bureau
    • $15,000.00Matthew 25 Grow Possibilities Capital Campaign
      Matthew 25
    • $4,400.00Marketing to increase awareness and volunteerism
      His Hands Free Medical Clinic
    • $12,000.00Marion students excel in school and life.
      Inc, Marion Cares
    • $31,500.00Making a Difference for At-Risk Kids: Cognitive, Emotional, Social and Skill Development Through 3-Dimensional Education and Material Manipulation.
      The Ceramics Center
    • $13,000.00IWLC website upgrade which includes responsive design
      IWLC - Iowa Women Lead Change
    • $1,250.00Iowa College Foundation General Funding Request to The Gazette Foundation February 2015
      Iowa College Foundation
    • $10,000.00Iowa College Foundation General Funding Request to GreatAmerica Financial Services February 2015
      Iowa College Foundation
    • $15,000.00Innovation Program Coordination
      Iowa Startup Accelerator
    • $60,000.00iJAG: Supporting Student Success in Graduation and Careers in Cedar Rapids 2015-2018
      Iowa JAG Inc.
    • $2,500.00Horizons Meals On Wheels: More Than Just a Meal
      Horizons - A Family Service Alliance
    • $10,000.00Greene Square Revitalization – Payable in May 2015 & 2016
      Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department
    • $20,000.00GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation Project FINISH Scholarship
      Kirkwood Community College Foundation
    • $11,600.00GreatAmerica Financial Services Employee Volunteers Choose to Inspire Possibilities
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa, Inc
    • $15,000.00Enhancing Technology to Meet Emerging Needs Project
      Young Parents Network
    • $2,500.00Emerging Opportunity: Strategic Planning Needs to Start Now
      Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
    • $2,000.00Emerging Opportunity: Providing Emergency Shelter During Winter
      Safe Place Foundation
    • $5,000.00Direct Patient Care – FY15
      Community Health Free Clinic
    • $1,000.00Direct Patient Care – FY15
      Community Health Free Clinic
    • $25,000.00Creating an Amazing Space
      Indian Creek Nature Center
    • $10,006.00Creating a Well Educated Future Workforce in Linn County through Junior Achievement Programs
      Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa
    • $3,000.00Connection to Cultural Experiences for Foundation 2 Shelter Residents
      Foundation 2 Inc.
    • $1,500.00Building Unique Academic and Leadership Skills In Our Students
      LBA Foundation
    • $12,450.00Building a Tomorrow by Managing Information and Data Today
      Gems of Hope
    • $20,000.00Black and Brown Educator Recruitment and Retention (BBERR)
      Diversity Focus
    • $15,000.00ASAC’s Technolgy Improvement Project
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $15,000.00Abbe, Inc. Re-Branding & Website Project
      Abbe, Inc
    • $2,500.002015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – The Brains Behind Saving Yours
      Alzheimer's Association - East Central Iowa Chapter
    • $10,000.002015 GreatAmerica Hope Builders Sponsorship
      Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
    • $15,000.00Strengthening Effectiveness through Technology
      Affordable Housing Network Inc.
    • $15,000.00Increasing Data Efficiency and Quality in the Adult Basic Education Program
      Catherine McAuley Center Inc.
    • $15,000.00The Carl & Mark Koehler History Centers Relocation Marketing Strategy Proposal
      Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
    • $7,750.00Economic Impact Study
      Neighborhood Transportation Service Inc
    • $16,000.00Neighborhood Memory Cafe
      Alzheimer's Association - East Central Iowa Chapter
    • $30,000.00Exhibition and Educational Programming Support
      Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
    • $20,000.00A Chorus Line
      Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • $10,000.00CompuPlace Oct 2014
      Ecumenical Community Center Foundation for CompuPlace
    • $60,000.00CVHFH and AHNI: A Collaborative Neighborhood Reinvestment Plan for Wellington Heights (funded for 2 years)
      Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
    • $2,500.00Cribs for Kids
      Iowa Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    • $25,000.00PATHS Program
      Jane Boyd Community House
    • $15,000.00Reintegration Initiative for Safety and Empowerment (RISE) Program
      Fresh Start Ministries
    • $30,000.00The Growing Economy and Ridership
      Neighborhood Transportation Service Inc
    • $10,000.00Meet Me at the Market, Year 3
      NewBo City Market
    • $60,000.00Trauma-Focused Therapy to Promote Long-Term Health and Healing. (funded for 2 years)
      Riverview Center Inc.
    • $17,825.00Tales from the Writers’ Room: Seasons 8 & 9
      SPT Theatre Company
    • $8,000.00CWH Shelter Safety Improvements
      St. John of the Cross Catholic Worker House
    • $4,705.00Linn County Continuum of Care Emergency/Overflow Beds Project
      St. John of the Cross Catholic Worker House
    • $10,000.00Biofeedback Therapy: A first for Iowa
      Tanager Place
    • $30,000.00Enhancing Accessibility and Engagement: The NCSML Online Collection
      National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
    • $10,000.002014 Preventing Youth Substance Abuse in Rural Linn County
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $8,700.00Linn County Mentoring
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa, Inc
    • $2,500.00Safe Shelter and Housing Assistance 2014-2015
      Cedar Valley Friends of the Family Inc.
    • $10,000.00HVAC system for Central City AmVets Hall 2014
      Central City Mainstreet for Amvets Post #3
    • $10,000.00Senior Dining Equipment & Home Delivery Funding
      City of Central City
    • $2,828.00Center Point Library Book Drop Box
      City of Walker
    • $10,000.00212
      Coggon Area Betterment Association
    • $10,000.00Linn County One Month’s Rent Program
      Ecumenical Community Center Foundation for Helping Hands Ministry
    • $10,000.00Reaching Students & Parents Sooner: Freshman Transition Initiative
      Iowa College Access Network
    • $6,804.00Spreading the Wealth of Knowledge in Rural Linn County through Junior Achievement Programming
      Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa
    • $10,000.00Child Advocates Create Stability for Children of Divorce Outside the Metro Area (2015)
      Kids First Law Center
    • $10,000.00Fire System-City Water Project
      Linn County Fair Association
    • $6,100.00Linn County History Center on the Move: Programming to the Outlying School Districts
      Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
    • $5,200.00Coggon Old Opera House Annex Building Renovation
      Inc, Old Opera House Community Arts Council
    • $4,000.00Music in Rural LInn County Libraries 2015
      Red Cedar Chamber Music
    • $25,000Maestro Hankewich’s 10th Anniversary Library Endowment Campaign
    • $25,000Trees Forever 2014 Endowment Challenge
    • $3,500.00Trauma-Focused Therapy to Promote Long-Term Health and Healing.10.14.14
      Riverview Center Inc.
    • $25,000Whipple Legacy Challenge
    • $10,000.00Community Building 2014
      St. John Lutheran Church
    • $1,000.00Preventive health services and patient education
      Inc, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
    • $15,000Aging Services, Inc. & Kingston Hill Merger
    • $1,500.00Trauma-Focused Therapy to Promote Long-Term Health and Healing. The Gazette Foundation
      Riverview Center Inc.
    • $7,930New Phone System
    • $10,000.00Mount Mercy Athletic Complex
      Mount Mercy University
    • $10,500Fundraising Technology Acquisition/Implementation – 2014
    • $2,500Strategic Planning
    • $2,000.002015 Gazette Foundation ABWK
      Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
    • $1,000.00The Gazette Foundation – 2014 ASAC’s Youth Residential Facility Conversion Project
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $15,000Grow Our Web 2014
    • $6,500Maximizing Board Effectiveness
    • $1,000.00Iowa College Foundation General Funding Request to World Class Industries October 2014
      Iowa College Foundation
    • $2,500.00Theatre for Young Audiences Tour of CharacterRocks.com
      Inc, Old Creamery Theatre Company
    • $3,000Drug Treatment Court Peer Support Activities
    • $30,000Products of a Creative Mind: African American Inventors and Innovators
    • $1,500.00Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Blastball and Soccer Sponsorship 2015
      City of Hiawatha
    • $30,000ASAC’s Dual Diagnosis Recovery Center
    • $2,500.002015 McGrath Automotive Group ABWK
      Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
    • $2,000.00Seed Bead Money, Gems of Hope “Gifts of Hope” Expansion
      Gems of Hope
    • $7,281.91Direct Patient Care
    • $2,500.00The Teacher Store 2014
      The Teacher Store
    • $1,283.15Direct Patient Care
    • $2,000.00Metro High School Prenatal Project
      Young Parents Network
    • $6,434.94Direct Patient Care
    • $25,000.00The NCSML Old World Christmas Market
      National Czech & Slovak Musuem & Library
    • $29,9282014-2015 Extended Outreach, After School Enrichment and Early Dismissal Programming
    • $12,238Healthy Horizons Hoophouse 2014
    • $2,500.00Expressive Arts Gala
      Tanager Place
    • $2,320.73Connecting the Classroom to Nature – June 2014 (funded for 3 years)
    • $10,000.00Build Here! Iowa Startup Accelerator
      Iowa Startup Accelerator
    • $50,000.00Orchestra Iowa’s 93rd Fine Arts Season
      Orchestra Iowa
    • $57,679.27Connecting the Classroom to Nature – June 2014 (funded for 3 years)
    • $25,000.00Mary Poppins Show Support
      Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • $30,000Funding KCCK-FM’s Jazz Education Programs (funded for 3 years)
    • $15,000.00The Arc Endowment Challenge Campaign
      Arc of East Central Iowa
    • $2,000Mt Zion Missionary Baptist Church Health Awareness and Educational Event
    • $10,000.00Young Artist Program Production Support
      Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
    • $15,0002014 Coordinated Intake Operations to Support Individuals Experiencing a Housing Crisis
    • $6,500.00Theatre for Young Audiences Tour of CharacterRocks.com
      Inc, Old Creamery Theatre Company
    • $50,0002014-Operations Support for the Madge Phillips Center for Homeless Women and Children (funded for 2 years)
    • $5,000Products of a Creative Mind: African American Invention & Innovation
    • $5,000.00Cedar River Restoration and Flood Reduction
      Nature Conservancy
    • $5,000Disaster Relief, Response and Recovery from Single Family Fires
    • $5,000.002015 Especially for You Race Support
      Mercy Medical Center
    • $3,500Project SEARCH
    • $5,000.00GreatAmerica
      Area Substance Abuse Council
    • $4,500.00Emergency Safe Shelter and Housing Assistance 2014-2015
      Cedar Valley Friends of the Family Inc.
    • $5,000ASAC’s Youth Residential Facility Conversion Project
    • $2,000.00Start-Up Expenses: Office Supplies, Advertising, Furniture, Utilities
      Iowa Veterans Welcome Center
    • $6,500BBBS Graduate Success
    • $2,000.00Start-Up Expenses
      Friends of Cedar Lake (seeking 501c3 status)
    • $10,000Restoration of the Skinner Organ Phase I
    • $5,000Exhibition Support for Shadows of History
    • $5,000.00Emergency Expense: Urgent Phone System Replacement
      Linn County Historical Society dba Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
    • $8,000Family Connections Library Collaborative
    • $2,500.00Community/Sector Learning: ‘Workplace (R)evolution 6/12/14’
      Diversity Focus
    • $5,000Orchestra Iowa’s Fifth Grade Fiddles 2014/15
    • $2,000.00Emergency Expenses: Difficult Winter – Snow Removal Costs Impacting Lawn Mowing Budget
      Aging Services, Inc
    • $4,000Direct Patient Care – FY2015
    • $3,000.00Community/Sector Learning: ’25th Anniversary Celebration 6/20-22/14 Collected Stories
      Academy for Scholastic & Personal Success
    • $25,000Theatre Cedar Rapids Family Series Support
    • $2,500.00Emerging Opportunity: Consultant Costs
      Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
    • $6,000Drake University 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
    • $1,500.00Community Development: Scholastic Youth Group Retreat for Youth in the Community
      Word of Faith Pentecostal Church of God in Christ
    • $3,000Extended Outreach Program – Summer of 2015
    • $2,000.00Emergency Expenses: Forced Move and Forced Equipment Replacement
      Community Corrections Improvement Association
    • $5,000.00Emergency Expenses: Bridge Funding for Continuity of Direct Services
      Community Hands
    • $10,000Blue Project, Cedar Rapids
    • $2,000.00Emergency Expenses: Difficult Winter/Spring – Extra Feed Required
      Miracles in Motion Therapeutic Equestrian Center
    • $5,0002014 New Construction CVHFH Women Build
    • $1,250Iowa College Foundation General Funding
    • $1,500.00Emergency Expenditure: Plumbing & Boiler Repair
      Coggon Area Betterment Association
    • $6,000Junior Achievement Programming for Kindergarten through 12th Grade Students in Linn County
    • $3,910.00Emerging Opportunity: ‘Safe from the Start: On My Own & OK’
      Iowa 4 H Foundation on behalf of Linn Council for Prevention of Child Abuse
    • $850.00Start-Up Expenses: Filing Fee
      Horizons for Friends of Linn County Family Treatment Court
    • $5,000Advocacy for Children of High-Conflict Divorce
    • $4,000Wish Granting in Cedar Rapids Area
    • $50,000Grow Possibilities: The Campaign to Support Matthew 25’s Vision (funded for 5 years)
    • $8,400Matthew 25 School Gardens and Urban Farm
    • $24,000Mount Mercy Athletic Complex (funded for 4 years)
    • $3,000Cedar River Restoration and Flood Reduction
    • $4,500Olivet Mission Emergency Food Pantry and Clothing Closet
    • $5,000Senior Ride Share Program
    • $9,000Expanding Therapy Options
    • $5,000Cedar Rapids Fruit TreeKeepers
    • $10,000Therapy Bikes- Linn County
    • $6,000Summer 2014 Connecting Today’s Students to Tomorrow’s Careers
    • $2,500ASAC’s Youth Residential Facility Conversion Project
    • $2,400Historic Landscape Maintenance Plan
    • $3,900BBBS Graduate Success
    • $5,000Exhibition Support for Shadows of History
    • $1,000Young Artist Program School Outreach Production of “Billy Goats Gruff”, January 2015
    • $3,000Family Connections Library Collaborative