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First Grants Awarded from Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving (SET) Communities Fund

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $40,000 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations from the Creating Safe, Equitable and […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. CST The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its summer 2019 grant cycle for local charitable nonprofits. […]

New Investment Pool Offers Another Layer of Impact

In 2018, U.S. investors reached an impressive and inspirational benchmark: 25% of invested assets qualified as Socially Responsible Investments. It’s a growing trend for individuals, businesses […]

Iowa Council of Foundations & Iowa Gaming Association Release Annual Report to State

The Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) have released their joint annual report, Building Iowa’s Communities Through Philanthropy: A Snapshot of […]

Community Foundation Appoints Program Officer and Announces First Grant Opportunity for Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities Fund

  The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has appointed Rachel Rockwell as Program Officer to facilitate the grantmaking from the Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving (SET) […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $3 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $3.3 million in grants to 116 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive grants […]

Endow Iowa Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Des Moines, IA – (December 20, 2018) The Endow Iowa program celebrated its 15th Anniversary with a proclamation signing in Governor Reynolds’ office today. The program […]

Community Foundation Seeks Program Officer for Creating Safe Equitable & Thriving Communities (SET) Fund

Position Description Title:                                     Program Officer, Creating Safe, Equitable & Thriving Communities Fund Type of Position:             20 hours per week; exempt Duration:                             This project is intended […]

Nonprofit Professionals to be Recognized at Celebration of Community Event

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, over 200 people will gather for the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation’s sixth annual Celebration of Community event from 4 – […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Welcomes Dylan Cooley

Dylan Cooley has joined the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation team as Content Associate. He began his new role on October 17, 2018. In this position, […]