Disaster Preparedness and Response

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has first-hand experience in utilizing philanthropy for disaster recovery. Through all kinds of disasters, community foundations frequently engage as centers for recovery because of their unique ability to bring together service providers, community-based organizations, businesses, government, and others, as well as their capacity to efficiently pool and distribute funds from donors.

The Community Foundation continues to engage in county and regional efforts to build community resiliency by participating in: