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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Nearly $2 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1,960,000 in grants to 209 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants from […]

Private Philanthropy Assists in Flood Recovery

In September of 2016, Eastern Iowa learned it would face another historic flood event. Community members leapt to action to protect their neighborhoods and assets. Citizens, […]

Nonprofit Organizations in Linn County Join the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

#GivingTuesday: November 29, 2016   Nonprofit organizations in Linn County are collaborating for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Receives Re-Confirmation of National Accreditation for Philanthropic Standards

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently received re-confirmation of its accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® […]

Jobs and Small Business Recovery Fund Established to Assist Cedar Rapids Businesses

The City of Cedar Rapids, in partnership with the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, the Small Business Development Center and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance […]

Celebration of Community – Save the Date and Call for Nominations

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Celebration of Community event to celebrate the impact of philanthropy and the good work of […]

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

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $5.2 million in grants to 208 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants […]

Regional Assessment Reveals Performance & Opportunities for Iowa’s Creative Corridor

The Steering Committee of the Regional Vision Rising process released the Regional Assessment of Iowa’s Creative Corridor today.  The data is based on comprehensive qualitative and […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces the summer grant cycle for local charitable nonprofits.  Applications will be accepted through […]

Inheritance Becomes a Memorial Fund to Honor Parents

INHERITANCE BECOMES A MEMORIAL FUND TO HONOR PARENTS

Terry and Linda Heller both grew up on small farms in western Illinois, graduating from a high school class of about 50 students. After living in […]