2023 Grant Awards

Competitive Donor-Advised Funds

CRST International

Organization/Applicant Purpose Amount
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Spring 2023 Exhibition and Educational Programming $10,000
Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre Season Sponsorship – 25th Anniversary $30,000
Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Inc. Leadership Program for Girls in Linn County $5,000
His Hands Ministries dba His Hands Free Clinic His Hands Free Clinic GreatNeed.GreatCare Campaign $15,000
Iowa College Foundation DEI Opportunity Scholarship Request 10-22 to CRST $5,000
Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa Creating a World of Possibilities $10,000
Matthew 25 Cultivate Hope $15,000
Northwest Neighbors Neighborhood Association Shakespeare Garden $10,000
Orchestra Iowa Celebrating Orchestra Iowa’s Centennial Season $30,000
Refugee and Immigrant Association School Transportation Program $2,000
Tanager One Week of Summer Camp at Camp Tanager 2023 $35,000
Theatre Cedar Rapids TCR 2022-2023 Season Broadway Series Sponsorship $30,000

McGrath Automotive Group

Organization/Applicant Purpose Amount
Community Health Free Clinic Direct Patient Care Services $2,500
Iowa JAG Inc. iJAG: Career Pathways for Underserved Youth $2,500
Horizons – A Family Service Alliance NTS Rides to Childcare $5,000
Matthew 25 Cultivate Hope $2,500
Eastern Iowa Arts Academy Arts VanGo! $2,000
Catherine McAuley Center Inc. LIFE Program for Refugee Youth $4,000
Lavender Legal Center LGBTQ Legal Advocacy $2,500
American Cancer Society – Cedar Rapids McGrath Grant $2,500
Kids First Law Center Advocacy for Children of High Conflict Divorce $2,500
Foundation 2 aka Foundation 2 Crisis Services Foundation 2 Crisis Services Headquarters Facility $20,000
Refugee and Immigrant Association School Transportation Program $1,000
Feed Iowa First Increasing Food Access for Linn County Families $2,500
Children’s Cancer Connection Camp Heart Connection  Linn County $2,500
YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metro Area Elevating Camp Wapsie’s Staff Housing $2,500
Linn County Trails Association Fundraising Campaign for 3 trail projects. $2,500
Waypoint Services for Women, Children and Families Celebrate Waypoint Sponsorship $5,000