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Community Foundation Welcomes Director of Grant Programs

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Jenny Becker will join the Community Foundation team as Director of Grant Programs on April […]

Wheelchair Ramp Accessibility Program

The Wheelchair Ramp Accessibility Program made it so that everything was legal and affordable and it was one less thing to worry about. It’s given us […]

Pets for Vets

He completed the family and is something that we didn’t even know we were missing before. We couldn’t even think of our lives without him at […]

First Lutheran Church

This program serves the folks at the margins and it’s rewarding, in part, because it’s a ministry we can all share in. – Vicki Hughes Food […]

Community Endowment Fund Helps Donors Make a Lasting Difference

The Community Endowment Fund is a permanent fund established to support competitive grant programs at the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. For many donors, this is […]

Flood Recovery Efforts Supported Through Private Philanthropy

Over 60 businesses, organizations and individuals contributed to assist with our community’s recovery from the September 2016 flood. Three funds were activated at the Greater Cedar […]

Modest Money Builds an Endowment

When Rich and Marion Patterson moved to Cedar Rapids in 1978, they had no idea the community would be their home for the next 40 years. […]

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 […]