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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $3.3 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved over $3.31 million in grants to more than 130 nonprofit organizations. The awards include […]

Position Announcement: President & CEO, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation (Foundation) improves the quality of life in Linn County, Iowa by partnering with donors, funders and other community collaborators to […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Adjustments to Grant Deadlines for 2023

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces adjustments to the number and timing of grant deadlines in 2023. This change is to better align grant opportunities […]

Community Foundation Hires Firm for President & CEO Search

In August, Dr. Les Garner, President & CEO of the Community Foundation since 2010, announced his retirement. During his tenure, the organization’s assets and grant distributions […]

Grant Application Deadlines to Change in 2023

To better align grant opportunities with the fiscal years of nonprofits, the Community Foundation is making changes to the number and timing of grant deadlines in […]

Management of Group Violence Intervention Transfers to Foundation 2

In December of 2019, a group of stakeholders from across sectors came together to launch Group Violence Intervention (GVI), an evidence-based strategy for reducing gun violence. […]

GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation Establishes Employee Advised Fund

Since 2001, the GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation Donor-Advised Fund has made hundreds of grants to local nonprofits across all sectors. Founded in 1992 by Tony Golobic, […]

Advisor Chris Casey Turns to the Community Foundation for Personalized Giving

Photo of Chris Casey standing at her business.

For Chris Casey, charitable giving is a deeply personal experience. For almost thirty years, Chris has been a financial advisor and an active supporter of several […]

Fund Renamed to Greater Good Fund to Support Linn County and Its Future

For decades, unrestricted gifts to the Community Foundation have allowed us to respond to the ever-changing needs of Linn County. Donors who give unrestricted gifts recognize […]

Community Foundation Events Promote Racial Equity

Photo of 2022 Thrive Cohort members.

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is committed to pursuing an equitable and inclusive Linn County where everyone can thrive. We continue our efforts to make […]