BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 13, 2023) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation will launch a new Center for Nonprofit Excellence, a resource dedicated to strengthening the region’s non-profit sector.

The initiative will build on the Community Foundation’s long history of supporting non-profits by providing expanded resources that help local organizations advance their missions and grow their collective impact.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 9, 2023) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2023 Operations and Program Grant program. This year, the Community Foundation will award over $486,000 to non-profit organizations in the Quad Cities region.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 6, 2023) The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation, a private foundation administered in partnership with the Quad Cities Community Foundation, has granted $1,198,211 to 53 area non-profits to advance its vision of a growing, thriving, inclusive community through investments in innovation and accessibility.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 8, 2023) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation has announced the recipients of $522,400 in scholarship awards. Made possible by the generosity of donors to scholarship funds at the Community Foundation, the scholarships awarded represent a significant investment in local students and their future impact on the Quad Cities and beyond.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (April 21, 2023) — Creative-arts organizations in Mercer County are invited to apply for grants from the Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation, a private foundation administered by the Quad Cities Community Foundation. Up to $100,000 total will be available to organizations that participate in the collaborative grant-application process, which will be led by Mercer County Better Together (MCBT) between now and the July 14 deadline.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 29, 2023) — Latino leaders in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas have a new resource for building their skills, knowledge, and abilities to succeed, lead, and maximize their impact on their community.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 30, 2023) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation is welcoming two new members to its board of directors. With unique perspectives, professional expertise, and connections in the community, the new members will be important leaders in the Community Foundation’s efforts to transform the region through the generosity of donors this year.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 24, 2023) — Sometimes, as she thinks about her future, Lila Teitle thinks of Jayne Lee Andreseen (below). She never knew Jayne, who passed away in 2005 at the age of thirteen after a courageous battle with a rare form of pediatric cancer. But as the most recent recipient of the Jayne Lee Andreesen Memorial Scholarship, she carries Jayne’s story forward with her.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 9, 2023) — Dwayne Hodges still remembers the run-ins he had with police as a young man. They may not all be happy memories, but today he’s working hand-in-hand with the Davenport Police Department and non-profit Family Resources to help turn the tide on gun violence in the Quad Cities community.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 27, 2022) — Since taking over as director of the Mercer County Mental Health Action Program (MHAP) one year ago, Krissy Dixon RN has seen just how needed her team and the services it provides are for students and families at Mercer County and Sherrard schools.