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The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation improves the quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors to the causes they care about, strengthening nonprofits through grants and support, and providing leadership on community issues that involve charitable giving.

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Cedar Rapids SET task force co-chair discusses efforts to curb gun violence, after deadly ...
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... Karla Twedt-Ball, the Senior Vice President for Programs and Community Investment at the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation,...more

Community meeting looks at impact of equity on disaster recovery after derecho - KCRG
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The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation hosted the conversation. ”You know those with financial and personal resources are able to speed along...more

Cedar Rapids group aims to prevent gun violence in communities
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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Program Officer Rachel Rockwell says ReSET CR wants to get rid of some that hurt in their...more

Peace Walk Aims to Build Stronger Community in Wellington Heights
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The Wellington Heights Neighborhood Engagement Program held its first Peace Walk this weekend and plans to organize other walks each month through October. The walks aim to build a sense of...more

Cedar Rapids organizations announce 'Freebie February,' offering admission vouchers
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The Cedar Rapids Tourism Office and Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation have paired with multiple other organizations for the...more

Cedar Rapids church program aims to support and uplift neighborhood
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... a $40,000 SET grant for this year from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation's Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities...more

Mount Vernon boy raises $4k for derecho relief making baseball bats from debris
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He sells the bats for $100 and $20 of each sale goes to the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation - Derecho Relief Fund. The rest of...more

Sen. Joni Ernst's supporters say they're voting to protect a way of life
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... that provides veterans with professionally trained service dogs, and the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation's Derecho Disaster...more

In Senate hearings, Ernst says her focus will be on court nominee, not re-election
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... that provides veterans with professionally trained service dog, and the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation's Derecho Disaster...more

In Iowa's tight Senate race, Ernst says 'I really don't pay attention to the polls'
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Proceeds were donated to two charities, the Puppy Jake Foundation and the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation's Derecho...more



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