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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 […]

Grants Help Preserve the History of Troy Mills

Troy Mills, Iowa is a small town. Actually, it’s not technically a town—it’s a village, an unincorporated community in northern Linn County. Originally laid out in […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $4.8 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $4.84 million in grants to 226 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive Organizational Support […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer 2022 Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. CST  The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its second grant cycle for 2022 for local charitable […]

Bernadette Gladish Promoted to Grants and Programs Manager

In recognition of her growing role within the Community Foundation’s grantmaking efforts, Bernadette Gladish has been promoted to Grants and Programs Manager. Bernadette joined the Community […]

Youth Violence Prevention Collaboration Continues

When the Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities (SET) Fund was established in 2018, there were still a lot of questions. There was widespread agreement that […]