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Supporting the Future of Charitable Organizations

  For most nonprofits, obtaining funding is a challenge. Programming and services are made possible through an ever-changing combination of grants, donations and fundraisers, and those […]

Frontier Co-op Gives Back with Local and Global Reach

Many businesses are excited about making a positive impact on the world—when the opportunity presents itself. But at Frontier Co-op, part of their mission is to […]

Nonprofit Party Applauds Nonprofit Professionals

As a thank you to the many dedicated nonprofit professionals in our community, the Community Foundation hosted its first annual Nonprofit Party on November 7. The […]

Nonprofit Organizations in Linn County Join the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Give on #GivingTuesday: December 3, 2019  LINN COUNTY, IOWA – Nonprofit organizations in Linn County are spreading awareness for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that […]

Iowa’s Community Foundations Join Nationwide Celebration to Recognize the Local Impact of Community Foundations

[November 12, 2019] ─ Iowa Community Foundations will join in a nationwide celebration, November 12-18, 2019, to recognize the increasingly important role these philanthropic organizations play […]

New Data Shows Cedar Rapids’ Immigrants Accounted for Nearly Half of the County’s Total Population Growth

Immigrants accounted for 47.1 percent of total population growth in Cedar Rapids between 2012 and 2017, according to new research from New American Economy (NAE). The […]

Community Learning Series Event to Highlight Local Effort to Welcome and Include Immigrants

Event Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4:30 – 6 p.m. National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library   CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Greater Cedar Rapids […]

2019 Giving Guide Available Now

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2019 Giving Guide is now available from the Corridor Business Journal. The Giving Guide […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Nearly $1.5 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1,490,057 in grants to 136 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants from the […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Welcomes Paula Lange

Paula Lange has joined the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation as Controller. She began her new role on August 12, 2019. In this position, Paula is […]