BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 18, 2024) — Visit Quad Cities, the region's official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), was awarded a renewal of its 

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — United Way Quad Cities is proud to announce $144,763 awarded to twelve local organizations through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 3, 2024) — The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today awarded a total of more than $10.6 million in federal housing tax credits to support the construction and rehabilitation of a total of 404 affordable rental homes for Iowans. The awards were made to ten rental housing projects located in Burlington, Charles City, Davenport, Des Moines, Jefferson, Knoxville, Mount Pleasant, Oskaloosa, and Spirit Lake.

WATERLOO, IOWA (July 1, 2024) — The annual Marching Against the Darkness Drill Team Competition takes place at the Young Arena in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, on Saturday, July 13, 2024. The doors open at 5PM and the competition starts at 6PM. They have thirteen drill teams from seven states competing for $9,000 in cash prizes and trophies.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 1, 2024) — As non-profit organizations grow, they need additional support to build their capacity and sustainably expand their impact in the community. The Quad Cities Community Foundation designed Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants for exactly this reason.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (June 20, 2024) — The Illinois Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Wagner from The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies Inc as its new Board Chairman. Dan was elected to the position during today’s board meeting held at The Inland Real Estate Group in Oak Brook, Illinois.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 19, 2024) — Over 500 Coca-Cola memorabilia collectors from around the world will gather at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa, from June 25-29 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club Annual Convention.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 19, 2024) — Governor JB Pritzker has signed two pieces of legislation that will increase giving and funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations and enhance workforce development in Illinois.

The Quad Cities region’s three community foundations — Moline Regional Community Foundation, Quad Cities Community Foundation, and Rock Island Community Foundation — all celebrate the historic effort.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 4, 2024) The annual bi-state Red, White, and Boom! will be held on July 3, 2024. Family-friendly activities will take place that evening in downtown Davenport and Rock Island. At 9:30PM, fireworks will be shot, in sync to music broadcast on 97X, from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River.