MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 3, 2019) — With almost 19 years of service to The Moline Foundation, Joy Boruff, President/CEO, has elected to retire. Her last day in the office will be Friday, December 20, 2019. As the first staff person for the then-48-year-old community foundation, Boruff established the office with accounting, budget, software, grant-making, management, and fundraising procedures.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA (September 3, 2019) — Google and Governor Kim Reynolds awarded Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) as the "People’s Choice" winner following a neck-and-neck, week-long poll that asked Iowans to choose one nonprofit that they believe has put forth the most innovative and impactful proposal to create economic opportunity for the state. Gov Reynolds was on hand to congratulate all five Google.org Impact Challenge winners.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 29, 2019) — United Way of the Quad Cities is announcing its new Annual Community Campaign theme — Amplify Quad Cities: The Soundtrack.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 27, 2019) — A grants submission deadline has been announced by The Moline Foundation, a community foundation located in Moline, Illinois. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply if they serve the citizens of Moline, Illinois and the surrounding area.

Any non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, including those who have never received funding from The Moline Foundation in the past, is welcome to apply.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 26, 2019) — The Adrianne Reynolds Fund honors the memory of an East Moline teenager whose life tragically ended in 2005. Adrianne began attending the Black Hawk College Outreach Center to earn her GED in November 2004. She was soon after killed in an act of violence by fellow teens in January 2005. Many generous donors locally and nationally contributed to the Adrianne Reynolds Fund, established by her parents, Tony and Joann Reynolds who live in East Moline.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (August 21, 2019) — The Cedar Rapids, Iowa Branch of the NAACP will host their 77th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the IBEW/Miller Hall, 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. The banquet will begin with a reception at 5:30PM, followed by dinner and awards, 6-8PM. The theme for this year’s banquet is "WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN", consistent with the NAACP’s mission to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equ

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 22, 2019) — Over the past 16 years, Midwest Hope and Healing has offered support and comfort to over 3,800 breast-cancer patients through the distribution of their signature healing baskets. Generous donors made this possible by contributing funds to Midwest Hope and Healing, which allowed for the healing baskets to be distributed at no cost for the newly-diagnosed.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (August 21, 2019) — The African American Museum of Iowa and the NAACP will conclude their eight-month long series of community forums this Sunday, August 25, at the Museum, 2-4PM. The committee’s final vision plan for implementation will be shared. The “Not Without Me!

EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 21, 2019) — A grants submission deadline has been announced by the East Moline Community Fund, an affiliate fund of The Moline Foundation. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply if they serve the citizens of East Moline and the surrounding area.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 19, 2019) — The Moline Foundation announces the 2019 Vietnam Veterans of America QC Chapter 299 scholarship recipients:

1. Arron Kristof, Black Hawk College

2. Micah Douglas, Black Hawk College

3. William A. Schultz, St. Ambrose University

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