In-Person Events Return to the Community Foundation

Like you, we’re tired of virtual meetings. We appreciate the ability to connect with you from afar, but it just isn’t the same. Which is why […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces Summer 2021 Grant Cycle

Grant Deadline: Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. CST The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its second grant cycle for 2021 for local charitable […]

We’re Hiring! Learn About the Development Officer Position

Applications are being accepted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for the position of Development Officer.   Title:                               Development Officer Hours:                            Full-time, Exempt Reports […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $5.3 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $5.3 million in grants to 198 nonprofit organizations. The awards include competitive Organizational Support […]

Local funders grant $1.45 million to PATCH Program to assist with derecho home repair needs

Homeowner requests for assistance with housing repairs from damage sustained in the August 10 derecho through the Providing Assistance to Community Homeowners (PATCH) Program have increased. […]

Community Learning Series: Working Together to Reduce Youth Violence

Register here Join us virtually on Tuesday, May 4, for the Community Learning Series: Working Together to Reduce Youth Violence. This free event will take place […]

New Board Chair, Charlie Schimberg, Reflects on Community Foundation’s Past and Future

Tell us about how you came to the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation plays such an impactful role in our community, I felt very fortunate when […]

Carrying Forward Family Traditions of Giving Back

In 2011, Brian and Julie Privett had to decide where to put down roots. Brian had just finished his ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa […]

Thrive Cohort Engages Emerging Nonprofit Leaders

For the past few years, the Community Foundation has been actively discussing new ways to support emerging nonprofit organizations. Long-term success in the nonprofit world can […]

Working Toward Racial Equity

A Message from Our President & CEO The Community Foundation strives to use its resources to build a vibrant community. Equity is at the center of […]