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Because of donors who care about education, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has funding available to support classroom education projects in Linn County public schools for grades K-12 that cannot be funded through the school’s budget.

Each year the Community Foundation has $25,000 available in matching funds from its Fund for Educational Excellence.

The Community Foundation has partnered with DonorsChoose to match gifts to help fund classroom projects in Linn County, Iowa. 

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About DonorsChoose

DonorsChoose is a nonprofit organization that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need.

How it works:  Public school teachers create classroom project requests; donors can give any amount to the projects that inspire them; and the Community Foundation provides a 1:1 match for donations to projects of $2,000 or less.

Our 1:1 Match

The 2023 match from the Community Foundation became available on DonorsChoose on August 1, 2023, and it was completed on September 26, 2023.  To view a list of projects funded in 2023, click here.

Questions? We’re Here to Help.

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Rochelle Naylor, MPP
Senior Program Officer


  319.774.2373
  rochelle.naylor@gcrcf.org

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