Pounds of Food Grown


Families Helped Through Housing Rehabilitation


Youth Attending Groundswell Events


Tools Loaned

We are now accepting applications
for 2019 Transform Week!

Can we help you with a home improvement project? If you live in the Time Check or Taylor neighborhood of Cedar Rapids, own your home, and meet certain income qualifications, consider applying for a place in our 2019 Transform Week. Click here to learn more

November 2018 Newsletter

Check out our November newsletter and learn about how we’re changing the neighborhood system to one that encourages people to thrive.

We recently launched the new Groundswell Cafe: A Pay-it-Forward Eatery, and Groundswell Coworking & Event Space!


Click here to learn more

Interested in taking part in Flood the Run?

Coming Events

Green Iowa Seed Exchange
Mar-02-2019 11:00 AM to Mar-02-2019 03:00 PM
-   Come to our seed swap! Bring in your leftover, rare, or unwanted seeds to swap with other individuals and organizations. Seeds will be provided by Matthew 25, Prairiewoods, and Iowa BIG. Free compost samples courtesy of the Solid Waste Agency! Other organizations in attendance include: Trees Forever Good Neighbor Iowa …and more! This event … Continue reading Green Iowa Seed Exchange
Tool Library Grand Re-Opening
Mar-02-2019 09:00 AM to Mar-02-2019 12:00 PM
Build Your Own Adirondack Chair
Feb-20-2019 05:30 PM to Feb-20-2019 07:30 PM
- An easy and stable chair built with common materials and tools! Open to all levels. Either work with pre-cut materials or start from scratch on the layout! We’ll be working with drills, clamps, jigsaws and layout tools. Build one with us either to take home or to donate to a family in our neighborhood. Take … Continue reading Build Your Own Adirondack Chair