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Youth Challenge Camp: Inspiring Hope in Young People

In response to the same violence that led to the creation of the SET Task Force, Jane Boyd Community House started a street outreach program in […]

Building Connection Through Art and Movement

It takes a village to raise a child. That’s the idea behind a summer mural project at Hoover Elementary School which aims to give kids a […]

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 […]

The Community Foundation Is Here for You

Guest Perspective: Amy Lynch, Board Chair For a long time, community foundations have filled a unique role in the philanthropic landscape. Donor-advised funds have allowed philanthropists […]

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 […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Welcomes Drew Morton

Drew Morton has joined the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation as Multimedia Design Specialist. He began his new role on July 23, 2019. In this position, […]

Earlier Fall Grant Cycle Announced

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its third grant cycle of 2019 for local charitable nonprofits that provide services in Linn County. This year’s fall […]

July Update from the Nonprofit Network

Find the lastest from the Nonprofit Network here. Please consider completing the online survey by July 15, 2019. Thank you!