In the Community – Fall 2021

Our Non-Profit Community Spotlight

Giving in the Best Way Possible

The Quad Cities Community Foundation

Quad Cities Community Foundation Logo

The Quad Cities Community Foundation is the place where you and your trusted advisor go to fulfill your charitable giving in the most effective way possible. With a 57-year history in the Quad Cities region and a staff of gift planning, investment, and grantmaking professionals, the Community Foundation’s deep knowledge of community needs and opportunities allows it to connect you with the organizations and causes you care about. 

When you trust the Community Foundation with your generosity, you gain access to a range of tailored philanthropic services designed to help you meet your own goals for today and for the future. Whether you want to gift to an existing fund or establish one of your own, the Community Foundation makes the process easy and rewarding. Its team of experts is here to assist you with philanthropic guidance, legacy giving, gift and estate planning, family philanthropy, individualized grantmaking support, scholarships, donor-advised funds, and more.

And by partnering with the financial expertise at Northwest Bank & Trust’s Investment Management Group, the Community Foundation stewards your charitable investment for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities in the Quad Cities and beyond.

To learn how the Community Foundation can help you give to support the community and causes you care most about, contact Anne Calder, vice president of development, at or (563) 326-2840.

Upcoming Events from our Nonprofit Partners

Ridgecrest Foundation Annual Dinner | Friday, November 5, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. | The Outing Club
Ridgecrest Foundation
Join Ridgecrest Village for their annual dinner at the Outing Club, where there will be a cocktail hour starting at 5:30, followed by a presentation and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Koning Fund, which helps assist residents living at Ridgecrest who qualify and need assistance with their maintenance fees. Contact Carrie for more information and tickets at or 563-288-3431.

Scott Community College Glass HeartsGlass Hearts Fundraiser | Sale ends November 11, 2021
Scott Community College Foundation
Help support the Veteran students at Scott Community College by purchasing an exclusive red, white, & blue hand crafted glass heart made by Hot Glass this year only. Hearts can be picked up or shipped to your home.

Wild Kratts ExhibitWild Kratts®: Creature Power Exhibit | Open now through January 8, 2022
Family Museum
Get ready for an extraordinary adventure! Step into the world of Wild Kratts® to explore the secret lives of amazing creatures in this hands-on exhibit. Immerse yourself in animal habitats from around the globe, discover incredible creature powers and go on a mission to foil the villains’ nefarious plans.

HDC Nut Sale



28th Annual Boosters Organization/Bob Ott Memorial Nut and Candy Sale | Order Now!
Handicapped Development Center
Ordering is now open for HDC’s Annual Nut & Candy Sale! Visit their website at for a list of items and printable order form, or email Mary Egger at to place your order.

#GivingTuesday | Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Ridgecrest Foundation
#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. To participate, visit and include #GivingTuesday when you donate! The funds raised from this event will go to the Life Enrichment fund.