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Nonprofit Party at the Park to Recognize Nonprofit Professionals Going Above and Beyond

As a thank you to the many dedicated nonprofit professionals in our community, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation will host its second annual Nonprofit Party […]

Josie Velles—A Community Foundation Stalwart

Recently, the Community Foundation’s Josie Velles was promoted to Senior Director of Development Services. In this new role, Josie will continue to oversee the processes that […]

Rachel Rockwell Receives Women of Achievement Award

On June 21, SET Program Officer Rachel Rockwell was honored by the Cedar Rapids Gazette as one of the HER Women of Achievement. This award recognizes […]

Providing Mental Health Services—In Every Language

For more than six years, the Linn County Board of Supervisors has been working with mental health service providers, hospitals, and law enforcement to establish a […]

In-Person Events Return to the Community Foundation

Like you, we’re tired of virtual meetings. We appreciate the ability to connect with you from afar, but it just isn’t the same. Which is why […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer 2021 Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. CST The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its second grant cycle for 2021 for local charitable […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $5.3 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $5.3 million in grants to 198 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive Organizational Support […]

Local funders grant $1.45 million to PATCH Program to assist with derecho home repair needs

Homeowner requests for assistance with housing repairs from damage sustained in the August 10 derecho through the Providing Assistance to Community Homeowners (PATCH) Program have increased. […]

Community Learning Series: Working Together to Reduce Youth Violence

Register here Join us virtually on Tuesday, May 4, for the Community Learning Series: Working Together to Reduce Youth Violence. This free event will take place […]

New Board Chair, Charlie Schimberg, Reflects on Community Foundation’s Past and Future

Tell us about how you came to the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation plays such an impactful role in our community, I felt very fortunate when […]