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New Report Details Revitalization Efforts in Four Industrial Cities

SOURCE: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago CHICAGO- (April 4, 2017) – A new report describes the actions four U.S. industrial cities are taking to improve economic outcomes […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. CST CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its second grant cycle for […]

Community Foundation Welcomes Director of Grant Programs

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Jenny Becker will join the Community Foundation team as Director of Grant Programs on April […]

Modest Money Builds an Endowment

  When Rich and Marion Patterson moved to Cedar Rapids in 1978, they had no idea the community would be their home for the next 40 […]

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 […]