The Quad Cities Community Foundation has awarded nearly $100,000 to 10 Quad Cities nonprofits to strengthen their ability to do their work.Read More
Sherry Ann Woolfolk brings to the Community Foundation deep experience in finance and accounting, having overseen budgets and audits, technology and human resources, and more over her four decades of professional accounting and consulting work.Read More
People have not only donated their time to help those impacted by the months of flooding, with sandbagging and clean up, but with money as well. Starting June 6, 2019, the Quad Cities Community Foundation is passing out some of the money collected.Read More
A $25,000 grant is being offered for individual disaster assistance to victims of major flooding in Scott and Rock Island counties, according to the Quad Cities Community Foundation.Read More
The board of directors of the Quad Cities Community Foundation, in partnership with the QC-COAD Long Term Recovery Committee, have made a $25,000 grant that will be used for flood disaster-specific individual assistance in both Rock Island and Scott Counties.Read More
It is no secret that the mighty Mississippi River rose to historic levels earlier this month. Torrential rains have returned this week, the barriers are back up, and the river is again out of its banks.
Yet, as homes, businesses and nonprofits are challenged, our community continues to act together to help people, homes and buildings.
This year, more than $424,000 in scholarships were awarded to 43 Quad Cities-area students.Read More
“When the waters go down, recede from public attention, the needs still exist,” Kelly Thompson, the foundation vice president of grantmaking and community initiatives, said Thursday.Read More
The Quad Cities Community Foundation continues its new monthly learning series in June by introducing donors to the work of Two Rivers YMCA.Read More
Today, the Quad Cities Community Foundation announced that more than $80,000 has been raised to date for the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. Gifts have come from hundreds of individuals and businesses in the Quad Cities, and all over the country.Read More
The temporary levee broke under pressure, but the will of the Quad Cities region is stronger than ever. The boots on the ground organizations have been busy helping people with housing and cleanup efforts since the Mississippi River recently inundated and devastated parts of the Quad Cities region.
Now, the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation is joining efforts to strengthen the long-term recovery efforts with a donation of $10,000 to the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation.Read More
Yesterday, the Mississippi River rose to levels above its banks to levels we have not seen in the Quad Cities for decades. And as they did, Quad Citizens sprung into action to rescue people, to salvage businesses, and provide house for displaced neighbors and friends.Read More
The Quad Cities Community Foundation is currently accepting contributions to the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund to support nonprofit organizations meeting the needs of Quad Citizens impacted by the flooding that recently hit the area.Read More
Project Renewal is looking at the long game. The Davenport / Quad Cities organization is a great example of the deep impact an endowment can have on an organization and the surrounding community.Read More
Kyle Kopf recently presented Schmaling Memorial Public Library Director Britni Hartman with a $300 grant for the rejuvenation of the existing landscaping of the 109 year-old Carnegie library.Read More
Google has announced the new Google.org Impact Challenge for the state of Iowa, an opportunity for nonprofits in the Iowa-Quad Cities and across the state to apply for a share of $1,000,000 in grant funding, as well as Google training, for projects to create enhanced economic opportunities in Iowa. Sherry Ristau, president and CEO of the Quad Cities Community Foundation, is serving as one of five statewide advisors who will help select five winners that will each receive $175,000 in grant funding.Read More
It’s the intention of the Pleasant Valley School District that students leave with two important takeaways following graduation. “Our deeply-held values in this district are the importance of students continuing on to purse post-secondary education opportunities and teaching them the value of citizenship to our communities,” noted Superintendent Jim Spelhaug.Read More
Let’s be honest—it’s going to be tested in each of us over the next year as the new I-74 bridge over the Mississippi River hits its next stage by connecting the new on-ramps. Lanes will be closed, it’s going to slow us all down, and make the arrival of our destinations a bit longer.Read More
The Quad Cities Community Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a monthly series that will bring together donors, community members and Quad Citizens working at nonprofits that have received grant support—our hold Nonprofit Endowment Funds—at the Community Foundation.Read More