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Endow Iowa Tax Credit Update

We have received an update from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA). The 2022 Endow Iowa tax credits have been utilized. To date, $2,500,000 of 2023 […]

Our Vision, Mission and Values

For more than 75 years, the Community Foundation has been working to improve the quality of life in Linn County. We do this through a variety […]

Board of Directors Welcomes New Officers and Members

As 2021 came to a close, the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors elected new officers and welcomed two new members. Okpara Rice, Chief Executive Officer at […]

A Look Ahead at 2022 Grant Cycles

On Monday, January 24, the Community Foundation hosted a virtual Nonprofit Know-How: 2022 Grants at the Community Foundation. Program Officers provided an overview of upcoming grant […]

Supporting the Mental Health of Our Healthcare Providers

St. Lukes Health Care Foundation

For the last two years, wave after wave of coronavirus infections have put immense stress on our healthcare system and the people who make it work. […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Officers and Members

At the beginning of 2022, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Directors elected new officers and welcomed two new members. The Community Foundation relies […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Announces First Grant Cycle of 2022

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2022 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, February 15, 2022 […]

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Approves Over $4 Million in Grants

The Board of Directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation recently approved over $4 million in grants to more than 125 nonprofit organizations. The awards include […]

Bill Quarton’s Big Idea Brought to Life

Nearly forty years ago, Bill Quarton had an idea. What if Cedar Rapids, his beloved chosen home, had an organization that looked out for the community […]

CRST: Three Decades of Charitable Giving

In 1991, CRST International established one of the first donor-advised funds at the newly public Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. In the 30 years since, that […]