MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 28, 2020) — The East Moline Community Fund Committee has approved $12,850 in funding for 14 area non-profit organizations.

“With many non-profits seeing an increased demand for their services, the committee focused on helping organizations providing vital resources to area residents,”  commented Chair Connie Dowsett.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 3, 2020) — For 17 years, Midwest Hope and Healing offered encouragement and comfort to more than 3,800 breast cancer patients with the distribution of their signature healing baskets. Through the generosity of donors, Midwest Hope and Healing established a grantmaking fund at The Moline Foundation to continue their legacy of caring for those newly-diagnosed.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 9, 2020) — Nothing about Spring 2020 has been usual for graduating seniors and college students. And so students were thrilled to receive an extra $1,000 scholarship award from The Moline Foundation in addition to the regular scholarships they won.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 19, 2020) — The Moline Foundation Board has approved $285,000 in funding for 42 area non-profit organizations. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and for the first-time in 67 years, The Moline Foundation accepted applications for operating support along with the traditional funding areas of capital and program expenses.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2020) — A spring grants submission deadline of Friday, April 17. 2020 has been announced by The Moline Foundation, a community foundation headquartered in Moline, Illinois.

Any non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization in a seven-county region including Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Warren, Henderson and McDonough Counties in Illinois and Scott County in Iowa is eligible to apply.

Dear friends of the QCSO,

Thank you to everyone for coming to our Valentine's Day concerts! I am confident to say they were an absolute success! We all owe a special thanks to the many volunteers who assisted with logistics, as well as the concert sponsor John Deere.

Underwriting is an important way to cover the costs associated with all our QCSO concerts, Youth Ensembles, and education programs. One easy way to publicly show support for these programs is to place an advertisement in the concert program books. There is one final opportunity left this year (Deadline: February 21!) and the rates are:

Full Page - $700 (full year $2100)
Half Page - $350 (full year $1100)
Quarter page - $200 (full year $600)
Click here for full rate card including ad specs


As an added incentive, if you advertise this year you can lock-in the same rates for our exciting 100th Season next year.


If you have someone you would recommend we contact, please forward this email to them or let me know at or (563) 424-7735 direct. All suggestions are welcome.

Thank you and I look forward to visiting with you at the next concert!

Best regards,

Paul Plagenz
Director of Development
Quad City Symphony Orchestra