DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 29, 2024) — Ever wonder how you can give back to those that have led the way for our world as we know it today? Here is your chance to help! We have many opportunities and ways to give your time, efforts, and energy!

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 20, 2024) — One Quad Citian is using charitable giving in a creative way — to inspire acts of kindness and compassion in area middle schools. The anonymous donor has established endowment funds called “Donna’s Gift” to recognize caring among students at two Quad Cities schools, with the plan to add more schools in the future.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 19, 2024) — On Saturday, February 24, 2024, the first cohort of the Quad Cities Regional Lideramos Leadership Program will graduate. Coordinated by LULAC Council 10 and supported by the Quad Cities Community Foundation, the program has guided 23 local Latino leaders through six months of culturally specific leadership training.

From left: Jenny Colvin, Cecilia Bailey, and Telly Papanikolaou

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 8, 2024) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation has announced the members of its Center for Nonprofit Excellence Advisory Committee. The committee is made up of fifteen local leaders who will be involved in creating the foundational governance model for the Center and carrying forward its mission of strengthening regional non-profits.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 7, 2024) — The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation, a private foundation administered in partnership with the Quad Cities Community Foundation, has granted $1,918,616 to 72 area non-profits to advance its vision of a growing, thriving, inclusive community through investments in innovation and accessibility.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 29, 2024) — Visit Quad Cities is thrilled to announce the return of QC Restaurant Week on April 8-14, 2024. In its twelfth year, this annual event remains dedicated to celebrating and supporting the local hospitality industry, providing a distinctive experience for both visitors and Quad Cities residents.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 29, 2024) — Applications for Quad Cities Community Foundation scholarships are now open for 2024. Thanks to generous donors, local students can apply for more than seventy scholarship opportunities totaling over $500,000.

Applications are due by February 15, 2024, with recipients announced in May. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 24, 2024) — It started with a simple idea. Two community leaders — Bea Conrad and John Nagle — wanted to organize the collective generosity of the region to improve the lives of their neighbors and the strength of their community.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (January 19, 2024) — Illinois Humanities is proud to partner with the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest to present this year’s statewide book group series, The NEA Big Read: Reconsidering the American Dream.