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Become a 2018 Sponsor

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Make a gift to our Year-End Investment Drive

Our community has grown so much together over the last year. With your help, we continue to serve the Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District by providing the vision for a successful future. Our organization helps leverage grants and other resources with private investment to make a big impact. We assist in bringing new businesses to our community, creating new jobs for our workforce. But it goes beyond just getting them here; we help create an environment for success. Whether it is driving traffic to their door through marketing and events, providing resources for growth such as a revolving loan fund, or holding networking events to spark collaboration, Main Street is a catalyst for change.


Now, you can help Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street make Cedar Rapids a distinctive destination. Your investment will aid the following initiatives in 2018:

  • Provide Small Business Support & Engagement to our network of nearly 200 businesses; filling vacant spaces with unique businesses offering experiences that can only be found here.
  •  Develop a Cohesive Vision among stakeholders; defining goals for the next phase of revitalization.
  • Build grant funds to promote Infill Development & Historic Preservation.
  • Enhance the Resident & Visitor Experience through improvements such as wayfinding signage and increased housing, shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

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We have big goals and your financial support can help make them a reality.

With the generous donations received last year, the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District was able to achieve great things!

Business Development

  • Awarded 1 loan totaling $5,000 from our Revolving Loan Fund
  • Hosted 4 business-to-business networking events with double attendance
  • Czech Deli & Bakery received $500 prize at Open 4 Business Competition
  • Hosted business support programs including Facebook & Visual Merchandising workshops
  • Participated in Mayor’s Summit on Entrepreneurship

 Community Development

  • Awarded $80,900 in grants for building improvements
  • Planted & maintained 63 flower beds
  • Partner in core district wayfinding study to enhance visitor navigation
  • Partner on Overalls All Over sculpture parade

 Community Engagement

  • Conducted 15 public presentations, tours, and interviews about District successes

 2016 Flood

  • We were there to guide our businesses and neighbors through the crisis; disseminating vital information and aligning volunteer and protective resources to fill critical needs
  • Provided $5,000 in recovery assistance

With your tax-deductible gift, we can continue to make a difference. Please make a donation through the link at the top of the page or by check made payable to CVNB Main Street and sent to 1107 3rd Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401.


Thank you to our current investors!

Program & Event Sponsors
Acme Electric
Bankers Trust
Robert Becker
Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
City of Cedar Rapids
Colony Heating & Air Conditioning
Czech Cottage
GCRCF Donor Advised Fund – Great America Leasing
Go Cedar Rapids
Goldfinch Cyclery
Guaranty Bank & Trust
Hills Bank & Trust Company
Intrepid Real Estate
Iowa Economic Development Authority (Main Street Iowa)
Jelinek Memorial Fund
King’s Material Inc.
Linn County
Little House Artifacts
McClain Conulting LLC
McNary Marketing & Design
Red Ball Printing
Shoemaker & Haaland Professional Engineers
Strategic Print Solutions
University of Iowa Community Credit Union
Western Fraternal Life

Annual Investment Drive Supporters
Pediment ($1,000+)
Don & Diann Barrigar
Lijun & David Chadima
Thomas Letarte
George & Janelle McClain
Entablature ($500-999)
Freund-Vector Corporation
Tim Klima
Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
United Fire Group
Chris Wand
Capital ($250-499)
Douglas & Sheila Brakhahn
Brian Fagan
GLD Commercial Real Estate
GO Cedar Rapids
Pam Imerman
James & Barbara Klein
Kathi Nelsen

Scott & Penny Olson
Tom & Cathy Petersen
Primus Companies, Inc.
Emily Stochl
Transamerica Companies
Column ($100-249)
2001 Development Corporation
Czech Village Antiques
Taylor Bergen
D&N Fence Co.
Ebert Honey
Jack & Nancy Evans
Great American Popcorn Company
Scott Kruger
Linn Area Credit Union
Howard & Mary Ann Kucera
Ladco Inc.
Kathleen McClain
Craig McCormick
Mount Vernon Bank & Trust
NewBo Mercantile & Vintage Shop
Papich-Kuba Funeral Service
Parlor City Pub & Eatery
Rapids Reproductions Inc.
Randy Kuehl Honda
Sara Reasner
Dean Spina

Valenta Plumbing
Dawn Waller
Ryan & Amanda West
Western Fraternal Life Association
Foundation (up to $99)
Mel Andringa
Lu Barron
Citywide Cleaners Inc.
Betty Clinton
Brady & Emily Dorman
Lindsey Flannery
Lisa Guge
Gail Handley
Harlequin Home
Bethany & Courtney Jordan
Mary Ellen Krotz
Lu’s Deli
Thomas McClain
Merle Norman Cosmetics
Gail Naughton
Marjorie Nejdl
Maura Pilcher
Red Ball Printing Company
Sound Concepts
Colton Storla
Jason & Leslie Wright