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Couple Advocates for Aiding Small Businesses

Barry and Gilda Boyer both moved to Cedar Rapids as young children, after their fathers accepted jobs at Collins Radio, now Rockwell Collins. Though they’ve traveled […]

Professional Advisor Connects Clients with Causes They Care About

Kathleen Donnelly grew up in Cedar Rapids as one of eight children. Today she works as a Trust Advisor at First Community Trust, and she vividly […]

Community Members Honor “Coach” Bob Van Cleave

Bob Van Cleave came to Eastern Iowa in 1955 as a newly-minted teacher. After a successful career as an athlete in college, he settled in the […]

Farmers Partner with The Nature Conservancy to Preserve Resources for the Future

As Marlyn Jorgensen drives his truck through the fields he’s farmed for more than 50 years, he pauses at the base of one of the rolling […]

New Dental Center Inspires Smiles

When the Eastern Iowa Health Center opened their new dental clinic in March of 2017, they knew that they were meeting a previously unmet need in […]

Eastern Iowa Arts Academy Provides Community for Teen

It’s hard to believe Jamie Barnes spent most of last summer in her room. The vivacious 15 year old bounces from topic to topic as we […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $5 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $5,099,730 in grants to 368 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants from […]

Community Foundation Seeks Accountant

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is accepting applications for an Accountant. Job Description: Title:                                     Accountant Reports to:                         Controller, CFO Position Description […]

New Report Details Revitalization Efforts in Four Industrial Cities

SOURCE: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago CHICAGO- (April 4, 2017) – A new report describes the actions four U.S. industrial cities are taking to improve economic outcomes […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. CST CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its second grant cycle for […]