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:

  • 1st Five
  • 6th Judicial District–Juvenile Court Services
  • Abbe Center for Community Mental Health
  • American Red Cross
  • CarePro Health Services
  • Catholic Charities
  • Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District
  • Cedar Rapids Police Department
  • Cedar Rapids Public Library
  • Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
  • Cedar Valley Humane Society
  • Christ Church
  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • Coe College
  • College Community School District
  • Community of Christ Church
  • Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC)
  • Deaf Iowans Against Abuse
  • Department of Human Services
  • East Central Iowa Council of Governments
  • Episcopal Diocese of Iowa
  • 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
  • Heritage Area Agency on Aging
  • Iowa BIG
  • Iowa Center for Economic Success
  • Iowa Conference of United Methodist Church
  • Iowa Association of the Education of Young Children
  • Iowa Department of Education
  • Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council
  • Iowa Policy Project
  • Iowa State University Extension
  • IowaWorks
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Linn County Child & Youth Development Center
  • Linn County Community Services
  • Linn County Continuum of Care
  • Linn County Early Childhood Iowa
  • Linn County Emergency Management Agency
  • Linn County Lifts
  • Linn County Public Health
  • Linn-Mar Community School District
  • Marion Independent School District
  • Marion Public Library
  • Matthew 25
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • MHDS of East Central Region
  • Mount Mercy University
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • New Disciples Church
  • Parent Advisory Board
  • Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
  • Salvation Army
  • Serve The City
  • Skills2Compete Coalition
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
  • Tanager Place
  • UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital
  • University of Iowa
  • Xavier High School