Collaborative Partners

Our partners

United Way of East Central Iowa and collaborative community partners strive to understand root causes of the issues people in our community face. Through these partnerships, diverse voices enable us to create more innovative solutions and better use our resources to help meet more needs.

Our collaborative partners listed below volunteer to build a better community by serving on committees, solutions teams, boards, advisory teams, review teams, and many more.

Some of our partners include:

  • Blue Zones
  • Catholic Charities
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District
  • Cedar Rapids Police Department
  • Cedar Rapids Public Library
  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • College Community School District
  • Community of Christ Church
  • Department of Human Services
  • Family Connections Library
  • Federal programs
    • Corporation for National and Community Service
    • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • Internal Revenue Service
    • National Credit Union Association
    • The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Four Oaks
  • Grant Wood Area Education Agency
  • Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • Hawkeye Labor Council AFL-CIO
  • Iowa Center for Economic Success
  • Iowa Association of the Education of Young Children
  • Iowa Department of Education
  • Iowa Policy Project
  • Iowa State University Extension
  • Kids on Course
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Linn County Child & Youth Development Center
  • Linn County Community Services
  • Linn County Early Childhood Iowa
  • Linn-Mar Community School District
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Marion Public Library
  • Matthew 25
  • Mount Mercy University
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • New Disciples Church
  • Parent Advisory Board
  • Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
  • Tanager Place
  • University of Iowa
  • Xavier High School
  • 6th Judicial District–Juvenile Court Services