Welcome New Board Members and Officers

On January 1, the Community Foundation welcomed five new community members to its Board of Directors and appointed its 2023 Board Officers. The Board of Directors […]

Staff News

Christi Smeed Promoted to Development Services Manager Congratulations to Christi Smeed, who was promoted to Development Services Manager on January 1. This promotion recognizes Christi’s ongoing […]

Organization Support Grants Help Nonprofits Pursue Their Missions

When we think of nonprofits, most of us picture the great work they do in our community—providing food and shelter, promoting the arts, protecting the environment, […]

New Nonprofit Network Learning Opportunities Deepen Connections and Knowledge

Learning Cohort Offers Support and Learning About DEI for Nonprofit Executives From December 2022 through February 2023, the Nonprofit Network offered a new Learning Cohort for […]

Second Thrive Cohort Facilitates Connection for Nonprofit Leaders

Earlier this month, the second Thrive Cohort kicked off with 20 new participants. The program offers support for emerging Black, Brown, and Biracial nonprofit leaders through […]

Andersens Use Donor-Advised Fund to Honor their Past and Impact the Future

For Doctors Philip and DeEtta Andersen, giving back to the communities that made them is a deeply personal experience. Over the years the Andersens have supported […]

Community Betterment Funds Established to Support Mount Vernon Nonprofits

Recently, two new funds were established at the Community Foundation to provide immediate and lasting support for nonprofits serving Mount Vernon. The Mount Vernon Community Betterment […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Mount Vernon Community Betterment Funds

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has announced two new charitable funds that will benefit Mount Vernon, Iowa. The Mount Vernon Community Betterment Today Fund and […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $3.3 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved over $3.31 million in grants to more than 130 nonprofit organizations. The awards include […]

Position Announcement: President & CEO, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation (Foundation) improves the quality of life in Linn County, Iowa by partnering with donors, funders and other community collaborators to […]