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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $2.1 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $2.1 million in grants to 369 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Cycle

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its third grant cycle for 2017 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Friday, October 13, 2017 […]

Donations to Classroom Projects in Linn County Public Schools Will Be Matched by Community Foundation

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has partnered with DonorsChoose.org to match donations to classroom projects in grades K-12 in Linn County public schools. DonorsChoose.org is […]

Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

Caring for the land and water has always been a big part of what we do at Prairiewoods. Dry Creek runs through our property and we […]

Goodwill of the Heartland

“This program has opened the door to a career and independent life. It allowed me to prove that I’m more than my past.” —Jaynell Gryp Training […]

Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success

“The Academy is a second home. You get to be in a classroom with people who look like you, which you can’t find anywhere else in […]

GreatAmerica’s Golobics Give Back

This year GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation celebrated its 25th anniversary. The company, which began operations in Cedar Rapids in 1992, has earned a reputation as a […]

Community Foundation Welcomes Accountant

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Latonja Scott has joined the Community Foundation team as Accountant on June 26, 2017. In […]

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 […]