The Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation accepts gifts of all types, including but not limited to general unrestricted, designated, and endowment. The TIN for the CRCSF is: 42-1197912.

The Foundation can meet the various wishes and desires of its benefactors by acceptance of:

  • Cash
  • Marketable Securities
  • Real estate -- in total or fractional
  • Personal Property
  • A percentage of a retiree's assets through wills or charitable trusts
  • Life insurance
  • Closely held stock
  • Life income plans with retained income
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Named as a beneficiary of an annuity

Gifts can be of an immediate or deferred nature with benefits designed for another person and any residual assets accruing to the Foundation. The Foundation can serve as a beneficiary of persons who do not have a close family relative to benefit from their estate. Gifts and benefits to the Foundation may be restricted to be used for designated purposes or to serve the general programs of the Foundation. Please contact the Foundation for additional information.


Create a fitting tribute for an educator, a family, a class, student, or any group that you believe embodies the CRCSD vision: Excellence For All. Purchase a virtual brick in "Recognition Plaza." Your name, or the name of the person or group(s) you wish to honor will be shown in a rotating digital display in the kiosk located in the plaza in front of the Educational Leadership & Service Center. Click here.