The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend is transforming our region through the generosity of our donors.

We are working with our region's donors, leaders and partners to uncover ways we can realize our full potential as a community and society, and celebrate our cool, creative, connected and prosperous region.

The Community Foundation has more than 1,000 distinct charitable funds and has distributed more than $53.6 million in grants since 1964. With over $117.2 million in assets, of which $98.6 million is permanently endowed, CFGRB provides support to a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations and scholarships. The grants, and the expertise of CFGRB's professional board and staff, have touched thousands of lives. These resources have invigorated our region's community, youth, education, health care, arts and culture, neighborhoods, schools, economic development, and more.

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"An acorn fund allows us the flexibility to grow our endowment over time, receive tax advantages, and also support our children's college education."

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Did You Know?

The Community Foundation made its first grant from the Community Impact Endowment in 1967. That grant, of $2,000, was funded by an estate gift from Bea Conrad.
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