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Nonprofit Organizations in Linn County Join the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Nonprofit organizations in Linn County are collaborating for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $5,099,730 in grants to 368 nonprofit organizations.  The awards include competitive grants from […]

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 […]