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Summer Grant Cycle Announced

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its second grant cycle for 2018 for local charitable nonprofits that provide services in Linn County. Applications will be […]

Deaf Iowans Against Abuse

We are able to provide services to the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind community in a way that other agencies are not because they can […]

Endowment Challenge Fund Matches Gifts to Local Nonprofits

The Endowment Challenge Fund is a matching grant supporting nonprofit organizations in building endowments in our community. Nonprofit endowment funds create sustainable funding for organizations. “There […]

Rosemary Earl Leads Hiawatha Public Library Addition Build

Rosemary Earl joined the Hiawatha Public Library as a librarian when it was little more than a small, narrow space in the Hiawatha City Hall building. […]

Fund Anniversaries in 2018

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has over 900 charitable funds established by people and organizations with a shared belief in the power of charitable giving […]

Grantmaking Impact: Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)

“A couple of my roommates do the FAFSA for themselves, and it’s a huge stressor for them, but I know that ICAN is there to help […]

Outgoing and Incoming Board Members

At its Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, the Community Foundation celebrated the tenures of three exiting Board members including Chris Skogman, John […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $1.7 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1.7 million in grants to 172 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants from […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Winter Grant Cycle

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2018 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Thursday, February 15, 2018 […]

Julich Family Prepares Letter of Intent to Plan for the Future

Daryl and Leslie Julich have always been committed to giving and have been involved in volunteer roles with area nonprofits. For many years, Daryl volunteered with […]