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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $1.8 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1.84 million in grants to 105 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive Organization Support […]

Community Foundation Celebrates Nonprofit Professionals

On Thursday, September 8, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation will host the Nonprofit Party at the Lodge to celebrate Linn County nonprofit professionals. All nonprofit […]

Community Foundation’s President & CEO, Dr. Les Garner, Announces Retirement

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announced today that its President & CEO, Dr. Les Garner, is retiring in 2023. This announcement will start a leadership […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Fall 2022 Grant Cycle

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its final grant cycle for 2022 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, October 4, 2022 […]

Community Foundation Seeks Donor Relations Associate

Applications are being accepted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for the position of Donor Relations Associate. This position provides support to the Development Team. […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Matches Gifts to Linn County Public School Classroom Projects

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces it has once again partnered with DonorsChoose to match gifts to help fund classroom projects in Linn County, Iowa.  […]

Community Foundation Welcomes New Program Officer Casey Baustian

The Community Foundation is excited to announce that Casey Baustian, MSW, has joined our team as a Program Officer. Casey will manage a portfolio of grant […]

Nonprofit Know-How Event Encourages Equity Conversations

On May 18, the Community Foundation hosted the Nonprofit Know-How: Creating Space for Equity Conversation. This in-person event was a chance for nonprofit leaders and staff […]

Scholarship Funds Support Local Students

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is well known for the millions of dollars in grants it provides to Linn County nonprofits every year. But Community […]

Mary Junge Aligns Investments with Values

For Mary Junge and her late husband Dave, it was never too difficult to set philanthropic goals. As farmers, small business owners, and stewards of the […]