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Laura Booth has Been Awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Designation

CFRE International has named Laura Elizabeth Booth as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Laura Elizabeth Booth, Donor Relations Officer for Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation […]

Community Foundation Seeks Multimedia Design Specialist

Applications are being accepted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for the position of Multimedia Design Specialist. This position is responsible for creating and executing […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Animal Welfare Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. CST The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces a one-time grant cycle for charitable organizations that provide […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $5.2 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $5.2 million in grants to 215 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants […]

First Grants Awarded from Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving (SET) Communities Fund

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $40,000 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations from the Creating Safe, Equitable and […]

Growing Small Business in Cedar Rapids

  Blanche Vega will tell you that starting a business is hard. She will also tell you that she feels lucky to be able to take […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. CST The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its summer 2019 grant cycle for local charitable nonprofits. […]

Forum for Reducing Violence Benefits Community

Nonprofit organizations form when hardworking people who care about their community come together to address the issues we face. The goal of community betterment creates a […]

Preserving Coggon’s History

Like all of us, nonprofits exist in an unpredictable world. It’s easy to recognize their funding needs as they try to provide services, but what happens […]

Engaging Young People in the Political Process

Sometimes, tragedy connects people. It brings pain and sadness, but it can also bring us together and connect us to people around the world. We empathize […]