BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 19, 2020) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation is targeting the persistent racial disparities that impact the social and economic well-being of Quad-Citizens of color with a $50,000 Transformation Grant to United Way.

The grant will bolster efforts to reduce inequities across education, income, and health systems in the Quad Cities.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 26, 2020) — Thirteen banks and credit unions serving the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities have pooled their resources to give more than $130,000 to the United Way’s United for Equity Fund, created to address and solve inequities in education, income and health.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 11, 2020) United Way Quad Cities announced on September 10 that it has issued $2.3 million in grants to 37 local agencies focused on ensuring all Quad Citizens, regardless of race or ZIP code, have the opportunity and access to achieve their full potential. 

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 6, 2020) — As communities across the country continue to assess how to overcome structural racism and inequality, United Way Quad Cities and partners Quad Cities Community Foundation, Visit Quad Cities, and Quad Cities Chamber are leading an effort to develop a deeper understanding on how inequity and racism affect our lives and community by launching the 21-Day Equity Challenge on August 24.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 5, 2020) — United Way Quad Cities is kicking off its community campaign today, nearly two months early, and is inviting everyone businesses small and large, individual donors and foundations to commit whatever support possible to help get kids back on track in school, adults back to work, and enable residents t

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 3, 2020) United Way Quad Cities needs your feedback to help determine the economic impact COVID-19 has had on area families.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 13, 2020) United Way Quad Cities wants to make sure 10,000 local students have the supplies they need to succeed as the area braces for a return to school like none other.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 11, 2020) United Way Quad Cities announced $319,030 in federal funds to non-profits, faith-based organizations, and government agencies that provide emergency food, shelter, and rental assistance in Scott or Rock Island counties.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 14, 2020)  The United Way Quad Cities is seeking proposals for grants for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which received $319,030 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 11, 2020)  Even though classrooms remain closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way, area superintendents, school districts, and cultural institutions are working together to make learning accessible to all students and families at home.