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Study: U.S. Community Foundations Have Mobilized More Than $1 Billion to Help Nonprofits Address COVID-19

An unprecedented effort by U.S. community foundations to help those impacted by COVID-19 has now mobilized more than $1 billion to support on-the-ground efforts by nonprofits. […]

Gifts to Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving (SET) Communities Fund Support Youth Violence Reduction Efforts

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces contributions are being accepted to its Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities (SET) Fund. The SET Fund was created […]

Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities (SET) Fund Grant Recipients Adjust Youth Violence Prevention Efforts

New ReSET 2020 Youth & Family Challenge Outreach Effort Launches The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for the work of the Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving […]

Together, We Must Foster Equitable and Healthy Communities that Welcome All People in Linn County

The events across our nation in reaction to the homicide of George Floyd in Minneapolis have resulted in demonstrations and protests in our own communities this […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Adjusts Summer Grant Deadline and COVID-19 Fund Application Process

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation continues to adapt its funding to meet the needs of the nonprofit sector as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Today, it […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $4.4 Million in Grants

The board of directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has approved $4,483,220 in grants to 216 local nonprofits. The awards include competitive grants from […]

Welcome to our Team: Sanjana Raghavan, Program Officer

Sanjana Raghavan has joined the Community Foundation as a Program Officer. She began this new role on April 13, 2020. In this position, Sanjana will manage […]

Giving Day Created in Response to COVID-19

Support Nonprofits in Linn County on May 5, 2020 for #GivingTuesdayNow Toyota Provides 1:1 Matching Gift Up to $25,000 The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is […]

First Grants Allocated from COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund

Today the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces the first grants allocated from the COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund. The COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund was established by […]

Philanthropic Funds Will Support COVID-19 Disaster Response and Sustainability of Nonprofits in Linn County

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announced its strategy for philanthropic funds to support community disaster response for COVID-19. On March 17, 2020 the Community Foundation […]