10-Year Flood Anniversary: We Remember

The flood of 2008 was a devastating experience for the Cedar Rapids community. To learn about the flood magnitude and the impact of private philanthropy on rebuilding our community, click here.

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation partnered with thousands of donors to provide flood recovery funding. Over $5.7 million was donated by 2,200 donors from 43 states and four countries around the world. For a complete list of donors, click here.

As we celebrate 10 years post-flood, we continue to learn and build upon how to best respond to and recover from disaster events. For more about our community leadership efforts in disaster resiliency, click here.