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 […]

Library Foundation Brings Early Literacy Program to Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids is on a mission. In 2015, a collaboration of community agencies and organizations came together to commit to addressing essential literacy rates in school-aged […]

African American Museum of Iowa Illuminates Our Shared History

Anthony Arrington is a Cedar Rapidian through-and-through. Both of his parents were born in Cedar Rapids, with much of his family graduating from Washington High School. […]

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 […]