Posts tagged Grant
Meet our new board chairperson

When Jean Moran asks her son 11-year-old Finnegan what mom is good at, he says, “Kickball.”

“Finny,” as she calls him, is wise beyond his years. Because while the mother of two and the new chairperson of the board of directors at the Quad Cities Community Foundation may indeed be good at connecting her foot to a fast-approaching bouncing ball, she is also great at connecting people in the community together for the greater good.

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Ascentra builds a foundation of philanthropy

Every year during the holiday season, Ascentra Credit Union employees are given $50 each—not as a gift, but a small seed of generosity to pass on to others. “We want them to find meaningful things in their community where they can make an impact,” said Dale Owen, CEO and President of Ascentra, which is headquartered in Bettendorf.

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Melanie JonesGrant, Donors
Fulton Association for Community Enrichment caps off big year with matching grant

Fulton Association for Community Enrichment (FACE) is ringing in the New Year by celebrating a matching grant made possible by the D.S. Flikkema Foundation. One-hundred percent of the dollars FACE raised by participating in this year’s Birdies for Charity event was matched by the foundation, allowing FACE to continue to make Fulton a more supportive, creative and prosperous community.

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Quad Cities Community Foundation awards second $100,000 Transformation Grant this year to support creation of youth suicide and self-harm support program

The Robert Young Center has been granted $100,000 to create a Youth Suicide and Self-Harm Support Program for youth, families, schools, and community groups. The program will raise awareness, offer therapy groups to children and adolescents, and support groups to parents.

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The Amy Helpenstell Foundation Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation announces more than half a million dollars in grants

Thirty-eight nonprofit organizations serving Rock Island and Scott Counties in the Quad Cities have been awarded more than $500,000 in funding from the Amy Helpenstell Foundation Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. More than $150,000 in additional funds will be awarded through renewable grants in 2019.

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