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Nonprofit Party Applauds Nonprofit Professionals

As a thank you to the many dedicated nonprofit professionals in our community, the Community Foundation hosted its first annual Nonprofit Party on November 7. The […]

Nonprofit Organizations in Linn County Join the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Give on #GivingTuesday: December 3, 2019  LINN COUNTY, IOWA – Nonprofit organizations in Linn County are spreading awareness for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that […]

Iowa’s Community Foundations Join Nationwide Celebration to Recognize the Local Impact of Community Foundations

[November 12, 2019] ─ Iowa Community Foundations will join in a nationwide celebration, November 12-18, 2019, to recognize the increasingly important role these philanthropic organizations play […]

New Data Shows Cedar Rapids’ Immigrants Accounted for Nearly Half of the County’s Total Population Growth

Immigrants accounted for 47.1 percent of total population growth in Cedar Rapids between 2012 and 2017, according to new research from New American Economy (NAE). The […]

Community Learning Series Event to Highlight Local Effort to Welcome and Include Immigrants

Event Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4:30 – 6 p.m. National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library   CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Greater Cedar Rapids […]

New Entrepreneur Makes Water Ice Available in Cedar Rapids

In 2002, Jermaine Wilson moved from Philadelphia to Cedar Rapids and found everything he needed—almost. He was surrounded by family and friends, but one thing was […]

2019 Giving Guide Available Now

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2019 Giving Guide is now available from the Corridor Business Journal. The Giving Guide […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Nearly $1.5 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $1,490,057 in grants to 136 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants from the […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Welcomes Paula Lange

Paula Lange has joined the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation as Controller. She began her new role on August 12, 2019. In this position, Paula is […]

Les Garner Named Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Laureate

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to announce that our President & CEO Les Garner will be inducted into the Junior Achievement Corridor Business […]