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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation to Match Donations to Classroom Projects in Linn County Public Schools

Donations to classroom projects in Linn County public schools are currently being matched by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation through DonorsChoose.org. DonorsChoose.org is a national […]

Close-Knit Neighborhood Memorialized

The flood of 2008 will be remembered by all Linn County residents who experienced it, yet the disaster had a particularly devastating impact on the Time […]

Transforming At-risk Students Into Graduates

“iJAG is like a second home and a family at school to help guide you. They helped me get out of my comfort zone and provided […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Cycle

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

Community Foundation Wins Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations today announced the 2018 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. […]

Paul and Jennifer Morf

Grantmaking through the Community Foundation supports programing that betters our environment and cares for nature and animals. This grantmaking ensures that the natural world in Linn […]

Over $4.6 Million in Grants Approved by Community Foundation Board

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $4.6 million in grants to 308 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants from […]

Local Attorney Appreciates Community Foundation Guidance

Todd Anderson always knew he wanted to do work that helped people. He grew up in Boone, Iowa where he witnessed his parents’ service and charity. […]

Volunteer Heroes Utilize Agency Fund

The vast majority of firefighting and emergency response services in the state of Iowa are provided by volunteers – men and women who prepare for and […]

Protecting Iowans’ Rights

“You don’t go to a lawyer because things are great; you go to a lawyer because you have a problem.” When Casie Trimble first connected with […]