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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Nearly $2 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1,960,000 in grants to 209 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants from […]

Community Foundation Seeks Director of Grant Programs

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is hiring a Director of Grant Programs to lead the operational and strategic aspects of its grantmaking. This is a […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Winter Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2017 for local charitable […]

Private Philanthropy Assists in Flood Recovery

In September of 2016, Eastern Iowa learned it would face another historic flood event. Community members leapt to action to protect their neighborhoods and assets. Citizens, […]

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

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 […]