The University of Iowa

2021 First Grant Cycle
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The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2021 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 12, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. CST. Grants will be awarded to organizations that enhance the quality of life in Linn County.

The Community Foundation accepts applications from nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)(3) status, governmental organizations, and non-501(c)(3) organizations that have completed arrangements to obtain a fiscal sponsor. 

For this grant cycle, applications will be accepted for the following funds:

Program Support Grants: Support new, innovative programs and sustains current and/or ongoing programs. Grant awards are a maximum of $30,000 for a 12-month period. Award limits are based on organizational age and size.

Organization Support Grants: Support general operating costs and capacity-building projects for nonprofits that impact the quality of life in Linn County, with these grant opportunities based on organization location, age, and size. Grant awards from $1,000 to $20,000 are based on organization size.

Competitive Donor-Advised Funds: Supports nonprofits that align with the funding priorities of the donor-advisors. The Community Foundation accepts grant applications for a number of local corporations and family foundations. The programs, grant award sizes, and activities to be funded are determined by each donor-advisor and may include programmatic or operating support, capital campaigns, event sponsorships and religious activities. GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation is accepting applications during this cycle.

For details and contact names for the above grant areas, see the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation website. 

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 4:30pm
324 3rd St SE
Ste. 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
Sponsoring Organization 
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation