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Nonprofit Professionals to be Recognized at Celebration of Community Event

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, over 200 people will gather for the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation’s annual Celebration of Community event from 4 – 6 […]

Nonprofit Organizations in Linn County Join the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

#GivingTuesday: November 29, 2016   Nonprofit organizations in Linn County are collaborating for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Receives Re-Confirmation of National Accreditation for Philanthropic Standards

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The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently received re-confirmation of its accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® […]

Jobs and Small Business Recovery Fund Established to Assist Cedar Rapids Businesses

The City of Cedar Rapids, in partnership with the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, the Small Business Development Center and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Establishes Flood Fund 2016

As the community assesses the personal, property and economic damage of the second-highest Cedar River crest in the history of affected Linn County communities, the Greater […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $2.5 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $2,682,670 in grants to 184 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants from […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Cycle

Organizations that are located in the evacuation zone may extend the grant deadline through Monday, October 24. If this applies to your organization, the program staff […]

Microloan Program Sees Success and Growth in Cedar Rapids

In September 2015, the City of Cedar Rapids launched MICRO, a program designed to provide microloans to new and existing small businesses in the community. MICRO […]

Match Offered for Donations to Linn County Classroom Projects

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has partnered with DonorsChoose.org to match donations to classroom projects in grades K-12 in Linn County public schools. DonorsChoose.org is […]

Children’s Cancer Connection

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Children’s Cancer Connection was such a huge help. Their programing allowed us to meet other families who were going through the same thing, which was incredibly […]