• 5th Anniversary of the Airport Viewing Park

    As we approach the 5 year anniversary of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Viewing Park, we reflect on the impact on the community. The award winning space has become a popular destination for families, aviation lovers, architects and designers. The park offers opportunity for picnics, fellowship, inspiration and solace, and Cascade Community Foundation feels so fortunate to have […]

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  • Q&A Livestream Special: The Modern Classroom

    In June, the Q&A Livestream will launch a new special… The Modern Classroom. How has the pandemic revolutionized education? What models are revitalizing “alternative” learning? Does A.I. have a place in assessing students? The 2-part special premieres on June 22 and features Cascade Community Foundation’s Director Justin Swan, who interviews education professionals in discovery of […]

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  • New Impact Funds will direct your dollars to areas of need, and you have a say.

    This winter, Cascade Community Foundation (CCF) announced plans to invest in areas of urgent need, identified exclusively by the community itself.  The effort is built around a renewed focus toward community philanthropy, and places Cascade residents and businesses in the driver’s seat through an ongoing request to identify, amplify and invest in often avoided subject […]

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  • Did you know that more than a third of all charitable giving occurs in the last three months of the year? As we enter into “giving season,” it’s important to know the best ways to make the most out of every dollar you give to the organizations and areas you’re passionate about. What does that […]

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  • New Annual Partnership Opportunites for Fall 2021

    When it comes to having a lasting impact in your community, where does one even begin? Businesses large and small all over the country are making changes right in their own backyard through their local community foundation. Why work with your community foundation? Foundations like Cascade Community Foundation are here to serve your business and […]

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  • Partner Spotlight: Cascade Trails

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been hazardous to the mental health of many community members, and our senior citizens are no exception. For many of those in senior living communities, suddenly, everything was different. Residents were confined to their rooms. Family visits were paused indefinitely. Meals now had to be eaten in solitude. These changes were […]

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  • 2021 Grant Awards

    This summer, Cascade Community Foundation is awarding over $20,000 in grants to four local organizations and programs that heavily impact the Ada, Cascade, and Forest Hills community. Members of the Foundation’s grant committee reviewed applications from several local organizations and are pleased to announce the following awards. Cascade Community Foundation will award a grant to […]

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  • The Q&A Livestream: Changing Conversations for a Lasting Impact

    In August 2020, Cascade Community Foundation launched the first video of the Q&A Livestream, the first-of-its-kind streaming series. The goal was to address unspoken issues in Cascade, Ada, and Forest Hills that are overlooked due to fear, sensitivity, and confusion, and to offer a resource that promises a non-confrontational and judgment-free space for open dialogue […]

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