The University of Iowa

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Telephone Number 
(319) 366-2862
Fax Number 
(319) 366-2912
324 Third St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The foundation seeks to connect donors to the priorities they care about and to the needs of the community, to increase charitable giving, and to provide leadership on important community issues. The foundation serves as one of the most important resources in Linn County, funding activities in four essential program areas: Arts and Culture, Community Development and the Environment, Education, and Health and Human Services.

Sample Grants 

Awards to 35 Cedar Rapids area high school students for accomplishments in art, writing, and/or music; African American Museum of Iowa, Cedar Rapids, $47,142; Aging Services, Cedar Rapids, $17,696; Alzheimer's Association, Cedar Rapids, $15,353; American Cancer Society, Cedar Rapids, $16,984; American National Red Cross Serving Greater Iowa, Des Moines, $17,077; Best Buddies International, Des Moines, $7.450; Brucemore Inc., Cedar Rapids, $20,064; Bur Oak Land Trust, Iowa City, $24,738; Camp Courageous, Monticello, $83,604; Central College, Pella, $15,000.

Application Information 

For current application deadlines and other details see


Terri Christoffersen, Chair; Brent Cobb, Chair-elect; Amy Lynch, Treasurer; Maureen Kenney, Secretary; Lydia Brown, Director; Karl Cassell, Director

Grant Sizes: 
$1,375, $219,000


Date of latest financial data 
Dec 2017