BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 13, 2024) Teens are central to transforming the Quad Cities region through generosity.

For more than twenty years, the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) program has put young people in the driver’s seat of philanthropy. This year’s cohort of students from area high schools has now awarded $29,500 to six local non-profits. This total includes $18,500 the students raised through their direct work with donors.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 6, 2024) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation has announced the recipients of $578,600 in scholarship awards. The awards are made possible by the generosity of donors to scholarship funds at the Community Foundation.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (April 2, 2024) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation has announced that Jean Moran will join the organization as the new director of corporate philanthropy. Moran, a longtime Community Foundation volunteer, board member, and advocate, will lead the organization’s ongoing efforts to expand corporate and business philanthropy in the Quad Cities region.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 19, 2024) — On Saturday, February 24, 2024, the first cohort of the Quad Cities Regional Lideramos Leadership Program will graduate. Coordinated by LULAC Council 10 and supported by the Quad Cities Community Foundation, the program has guided 23 local Latino leaders through six months of culturally specific leadership training.

From left: Jenny Colvin, Cecilia Bailey, and Telly Papanikolaou

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 8, 2024) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation has announced the members of its Center for Nonprofit Excellence Advisory Committee. The committee is made up of fifteen local leaders who will be involved in creating the foundational governance model for the Center and carrying forward its mission of strengthening regional non-profits.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 7, 2024) — The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation, a private foundation administered in partnership with the Quad Cities Community Foundation, has granted $1,918,616 to 72 area non-profits to advance its vision of a growing, thriving, inclusive community through investments in innovation and accessibility.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 29, 2024) — Applications for Quad Cities Community Foundation scholarships are now open for 2024. Thanks to generous donors, local students can apply for more than seventy scholarship opportunities totaling over $500,000.

Applications are due by February 15, 2024, with recipients announced in May. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 8, 2024) This year’s Quad Cities Community Foundation Transformation Grant has been awarded to the Martin Luther King Jr Center to support their West End Revitalization efforts in Rock Island. The three-year, $300,000 grant will ensure this community-driven initiative has the capacity to succeed and act as a model for other neighborhoods and cities.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 19, 2023) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation’s QC River Connections Grants are designed to support projects and organizations that address environmental issues facing Mississippi River communities in the Quad Cities area through inclusive and innovative projects.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 13, 2023) Every year, the Grant W Brissman and Virginia M Brissman Foundation awards grants for projects and organizations that improve the quality of life in the Village of Milan, Illinois. The Brissman Foundation is a private foundation administered by the Quad Cities Community Foundation.