Linn County Charity & Non Profit

Find Linn County Iowa charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.

AbbeHealth 317 7th Avenue Southeast Cedar Rapids IA 52401 319-398-3644

American Diabetes Association 317 7th Avenue Southeast Cedar Rapids IA 52401 319-247-5124

Community Health Charities 645 32nd Avenue Southwest Cedar Rapids IA 52404 319-364-4888

Concrete Foundations Association 113 1st Street West Mount Vernon IA 52314 319-895-6940

Dandekar Foundation 2731 28th Avenue Marion IA 52302 319-377-2087

Salvation Army 45 16th Avenue Southwest Cedar Rapids IA 52404 319-365-4411

The Giacoletto Foundation 1175 8th Avenue Marion IA 52302 319-363-1910

Visiting Nurse Association 1201 3rd Avenue Southeast Cedar Rapids IA 52403 319-369-7990

Xavier Foundation 6300 42nd Street Northeast Cedar Rapids IA 52411 319-378-4571

About Linn County Charities & Non-Profits

Linn County Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Linn County, IA. The mission of a Linn County Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Linn County churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • Linn County nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Linn County 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Linn County Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Linn County Charities

There are many types of Linn County Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other Linn County charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Linn County nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in Linn County, Iowa is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Linn County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Linn County nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Linn County government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. Linn County grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in Iowa do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as Linn County 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.