Community Learning Series: Working Together to Reduce Youth Violence

Register here Join us virtually on Tuesday, May 4, for the Community Learning Series: Working Together to Reduce Youth Violence. This free event will take place […]

New Board Chair, Charlie Schimberg, Reflects on Community Foundation’s Past and Future

Tell us about how you came to the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation plays such an impactful role in our community, I felt very fortunate when […]

Carrying Forward Family Traditions of Giving Back

In 2011, Brian and Julie Privett had to decide where to put down roots. Brian had just finished his ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa […]

Thrive Cohort Engages Emerging Nonprofit Leaders

For the past few years, the Community Foundation has been actively discussing new ways to support emerging nonprofit organizations. Long-term success in the nonprofit world can […]

Working Toward Racial Equity

A Message from Our President & CEO The Community Foundation strives to use its resources to build a vibrant community. Equity is at the center of […]

Virtual Community Learning Series Event to Highlight Local Efforts to Reduce Youth Violence

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation will host a virtual Community Learning Series event on Tuesday, May 4, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. via Zoom. The […]

Giving and Responding in the Wake of Dual Disasters

When COVID-19 began impacting life in Linn County a year ago, it was difficult to imagine the challenges that lay ahead. On August 10, those challenges […]

Fund Anniversaries in 2021

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has over 1,000 funds that are helping to improve the lives of people in Linn County and beyond. We are […]

Free Admissions Available to Cedar Rapids Attractions

Sign Up This Month, Use Vouchers Throughout the Year The Cedar Rapids Tourism Office and the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation are working together to support […]

Waypoint Helps Community Members with Long-Term Recovery Needs from Derecho

After the 2008 flood, local organizations formed Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster (LAP-AID) in an effort to address the unmet needs of flood survivors in […]