BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 22, 2022) — Continuity matters. Just ask Hunt and Diane Harris, who recently moved from Moline to Naperville to be closer to their son and his family. As they settle into their new home, they’re making sure that their giving remains grounded in the Quad Cities, that generosity keeps thriving in their family, and that their legacy lives on after their lifetimes, too.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 16, 2022) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation today announced that it has surpassed $100 million in grants since its founding in 1964.

Dean and Deb Mathias

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 24, 2022) — Like many American children, Dean and Deb Mathias learned to ride bikes at an early age. Unlike most, however, the couple has cultivated that rite of passage into an enduring passion — one that has introduced them to lifelong friends, been shared with multiple family generations, taken them all over the globe, and guided them to give back to their community.

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.