The Quad Cities Community Foundation continues its monthly learning series in August by introducing donors to the work of The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center.Read More
Thoughtful planning can strengthen your current finances, reduce taxes and help you plan your philanthropic legacy. Attorneys Pete Wessels and David Wierman of Wessels & Wierman and Wealth Manager David Nelson of NelsonCorp Wealth Management will offer a free seminar on planning your estate.Read More
Dr. Paul Freund remembers how he felt when his mother could not afford to do both—buy him a $5 pair of glasses and also the medical encyclopedia he so desperately wanted. “She told me I was going to have to have my eyes tested and if I needed glasses, we wouldn’t have enough for the book,” he said.
He needed glasses, so no book.Read More
The following businesses and groups have made gifts.Read More
Representatives from the Quad Cities Chamber announced on Monday, June 24, 2019 that $397,875 is available to help regional businesses in their flood recovery efforts, and applications for fund disbursement are now available.Read More
Footsteps can be hard to follow. But let me tell you, we have leaders rising up in the Quad Cities who are not only filling the shoes of those Quad Citizens who came before them, but confidently forging new paths of their own. This moment, my friends, is a transformative one in the Quad Cities.
Now through October 1, 2019, arts, cultural and historical organizations serving residents of Mercer County can apply for grant support from the Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation. A total of $100,000 will be awarded.Read More
When Solutions Management Group (SMG) President Keith Lindbloom considered what the company would do with clients’ old computers they swapped out for newer technology, he chose to look at the bigger picture. And he reached out to the Quad Cities Community Foundation for assistance on the best way to reach organizations with the most need.Read More
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