BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 29, 2021) — As the nation celebrates Black History Month, United Way Quad Cities and its African American Leadership Society (AALS) are working with community partners to make it easy to learn about local racial disparities and to lift up contributions and successes of Black Quad Citizens.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 27, 2021 United Way Quad Cities is seeking proposals for grants for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which received $149,107 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 21, 2021) United Way Quad Cities is accepting applications for its Strategic Impact Grants from non-profits, grassroots organizations, and others serving the residents in Scott and Rock Island counties.

Grants will be awarded to organizations working to improve education, income, and health outcomes in the Quad Cities.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 13, 2020) — Tax season is just beginning, but appointments are expected to fill up quickly for United Way’s free income tax preparation service for low- to middle-income filers in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 18, 2020) As an unpredictable year comes to an end, many Quad-Cities residents will soon face new uncertainty with the arrival of the 2020 tax season.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 20, 2020) — In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Quad-Cities students need more help than ever before to succeed in school — and life.

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.