The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation




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www.gcrcf.org

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Recent News from Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation


Are we prepared if a disaster strikes?
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Research by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy demonstrates that most charitable donations following a disaster are made within the first few...more

Fact Checker: Hubbell's help with flood, mental health and tax credit issues
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, along with several other publications from 2008, reports the group raised a combined $8 million...more

Laying groundwork for a more literate generation
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation wants the children in our community to dream of possibilities for their lives and to have the skills they need to reach their dreams. Children with...more

How Cedar Rapids not-for-profits view the Rockwell Collins acquisition
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

“I think the Rockwell Collins presence is going to remain strong in Cedar Rapids, and a lot of the charitable giving and engagement comes from individuals there,” said Les Garner, president and...more

SL native's Kids First law agency protects kids caught in divorce 'war zone'
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Storm Lake native Jenny Schulz, founder of Kids First Law Center, works with a young client in her Cedar Rapids office. Her leap of faith innovation is now a model for serving children of divorce. /...more

Charities see rush of donations ahead of GOP tax plan change
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

“This has been the most active December since my time at the community foundation,” Les Garner, the chief executive officer of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,...more

Giving Tuesday used as a tool in seasonal fundraising efforts
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Ramler said the Community Foundation assists in sending out news releases about not-for-profits' fundraising efforts, sharing graphics to be used on social media on Giving Tuesday and uses its own...more

History Center completes Douglas Mansion fundraising
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The History Center still plans to go after an endowment challenge from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. It needs to raise...more

Non-profit groups marks 28th annual Community Foundation Week
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

... effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic organizations in fostering local collaboration and ... Today, community foundations represent one of the...more

Community Foundation Week No. 12-18
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

During the week of November 12-18, 2017, Iowa community foundations will join more than 780 community foundations across America...more

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