BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 7, 2021) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation announced today that its latest Transformation Grant will be awarded to the Quad Cities Housing Council (QCHC) to support affordable housing solutions in the region.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 29, 2021) — Milan residents who aspire to join the health-care workforce have a new resource in their corner: the Grant W and Virginia W Brissman Scholarship for Nursing and Health Sciences.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 1, 2021) — Local educators Julie Eisenband and Chris Strunk noticed a problem when it came to the representation of immigrant and refugee students in their classrooms. While these students were a strong presence in Eisenband’s courses at United Township High School in East Moline, one of the state’s most diverse high schools, they were few and far between in Strunk’s at Augustana College.

BETTTENDORF, IOWA (October 5, 2021) — Generosity will never go out of style, but when it comes to taking advantage of the special charitable-giving tax-incentives Congress put on the table last year, time is of the essence. Dedicated to helping you conduct your giving in the best possible way, we’re here to walk you through the benefits of giving before 2021 is over.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 27, 2021) — Jennifer Hamerlinck RN knows better than most the toll that mental-health issues and other social and emotional barriers can take on a student’s ability to succeed. But as the director of the Mercer County Health Department’s Mental Health Action Program (MHAP), she also knows what a difference supporting students with the right resources can make.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 17, 2021) —The Quad Cities Community Foundation today announced the recipients of a total of $566,000 through its Coordinated Field of Interest Grant program. Made possible by donors to the Community Foundation, this year’s program pools resources from 11 different Field of Interest Funds as well as the Quad Cities Community Impact Fund.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 9, 2021) — When the leaders of Mercado on Fifth embarked on the renovation of the former Car Shop in Moline, the first thing they did was gut the building, knocking down non-­load-bearing walls, and opening up the ceiling to expose steel beams.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 8, 2021) — Like many educators, Steve Miller is eager to glean the best lessons of the pandemic to better serve students this year and into the future. Unlike many of his peers across the country, however, he has the benefit of significant financial resources to help his district take the next step.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 16, 2021) — Grants of up to $10,000 for projects dedicated to improving quality-of-life for residents of the Village of Milan, Illinois, are now available through the Grant W Brissman and Virginia M Brissman Foundation, a private foundation administered through the Quad Cities Community Foundation.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 13, 2021) — Anne Calder, vice president of development at the Quad Cities Community Foundation, has been awarded the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropyâ (CAPâ) designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of the American College of Financial Services.