The University of Iowa

Linn

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Nonprofit Party at the Park

Minnie Rubek was an unsung heroine of our community. She worked as a member of the housekeeping staff at Interstate Power and Light for many years. Upon her passing, she left her estate to the Community Welfare fund—the predecessor of the Community Foundation—in what was a transformative gift...

Date 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location 
324 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Spirit of Minnie Rubek Recognition

The Spirit of Minnie Rubek recognition honors a nonprofit employee (leader or staff member) or founder of a Linn County nonprofit organization who has gone “above and beyond” in their commitment and dedication to their organization and its mission, thereby enhancing the overall effectiveness of...

Date 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
324 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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2021 Cedar Rapids Heart Walk

The American Heart Association is creating mask-friendly environments at all our events. Vaccinated attendees will have the option of choosing whether to wear a mask, while those who are unvaccinated will need to wear a mask. Please do not attend an AHA event if you are not feeling well or have...

Date 
Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 8:00am
Location 
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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TreeKeepers Program

Learn how to care for trees in your neighborhood and community by becoming a tree ambassador. This series of three classes offered online on July 15, 22, and 29, will help participants learn tree identification and biology, the benefits of trees, proper planting and maintenance, and more. One in...

Date 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location 
80 West 8th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302
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Deafinitely Dogs Canine Cruise

Check-in at 9 am; cruise, 10 am to 12:00 pm. Cruise begins at Deafinitely Dogs! office. Final stop at Hands UP Communications with lunch, silent auction, and pet pictures for donation.

Proceeds support training, placing service, and facility dogs in our area.

Entry fee includes t...

Date 
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location 
2802 Lippisch Place SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, IA 52404
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Virtual Spring Plant Sale

Fundraiser for the nonprofit Cultivate Hope Urban Farm. Garden starts, annual, perennials, hanging flower baskets.

View list of available plants and details on online ordering and pickup at Matthew 25 Spring Plant Sale .

Online ordering...

Date 
Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 9:00am
Location 
Cultivate Hope Urban Farm
437 G Ave. NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

The Herbert Hoover Foundation Inc.

We believe a strong sense of community, inspired students, human health, thriving economies, and a balanced environment are inextricably linked, and our passionate team seeks solutions to sustain the planet and support happy and healthy populations.

Application Deadline 

Application guidelines: The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation funds solution-oriented projects related to four main focus areas – community, education, science, and environment. A project may be specific to one or more focus areas, and the number of focus areas included in a project does not impact the strength of the application. When applying, you will be required to specify which focus area your project falls under. If your project falls under more than one focus area, choose the area that you believe encompasses your project the most.

For information, visit our How to Apply page.

Giacoletto Foundation (John P & Lawrence J)

The Foundation carries on the Giacoletto brothers’ devotion to education, as well as their interest in the technical and cultural aspects of life.

The foundation believes that a better-educated public will honor the lives and memories of both John and Lawrence Giacoletto.

Application Deadline 

Application address: Barbara Allen, 1195 East Post Rd Suite 2, Marion, IA 52302

Phone: (319) 365-1910

Email: Info@glacoletto.org

Submission deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

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*Nonprofit Know-How: Advocacy & Lobbying 101 (Virtual)

501(c)(3)s play an important role in educating the public about policy issues and actions taken by elected officials, including the President. Elected officials vote on bills, make public statements and executive decisions, and set the course for public policy on a wide range of issues. These...

Date 
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Location 
324 3rd St SE
Ste. 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401