The public is invited to join the Waterloo Community Foundation on Wednesday, October 5 at 11 AM as we hear from Joni Hansen about the services the Hospitality House and Waterloo Warming Center offer the homeless population in Waterloo. Community members may join this free presentation by contacting the Foundation’s Program Manager, Paige Price, at paige.price@wloocommunityfoundation.org. Windows on […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation seeks grant proposals from qualified organizations for projects or programs that benefit the community of Waterloo and, in limited situations its vicinity. Grant proposals must detail how funds will improve and benefit our community in one of four areas:  health and human services, arts and culture, education, or economic development.   In […]

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The public is invited to join the Waterloo Community Foundation on Wednesday, September 7 at 11 AM as we hear from MET Transit General Manager, David Sturch, about the upcoming changes to Waterloo public bus routes. Community members may join this free presentation by contacting the Foundation’s Program Manager, Paige Price, at paige.price@wloocommunityfoundation.org. Windows on Waterloo is a […]

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Kevin Dill has spent his life advocating for others who may feel overlooked. He is making sure this legacy continues by establishing the Kevin Dill Family Fund with the Waterloo Community Foundation. In 2019, Kevin was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia and retired as Director of Black Hawk County Veterans Affairs. Since his diagnosis, he […]

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Bob and Betty Hellman are bringing their passion for youth athletics and love of Waterloo together through the establishment of the Hellman Family Fund at the Waterloo Community Foundation. Their Fund will benefit youth athletics, including facilities, throughout the city to ensure future generations have thriving programs to enjoy. Betty says, “Our wish is that […]

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The City parks system in Waterloo has a rich history of providing high-quality, creative, and well-maintained public spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy. Waterloo’s Leisure Services Commission is excited to announce a campaign to transform Waterloo’s two major parks – Gates Park and Byrnes Park. Each plan was thoughtfully designed with input from the […]

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The public is invited to join the Waterloo Community Foundation on Wednesday, August 3 at 11 AM as we hear from Eric Bertch about the Lost Island Theme Park that opened this summer. We are excited about this addition to our community and look forward to hearing more about what the park offers and how the summer […]

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The public is invited to join the Waterloo Community Foundation on Zoom on Wednesday, July 6 at 11 AM as we hear a presentation from Paul Huting, Mark Kuiper, and Felicia Smith-Nalls about the Transformation of Gates and Byrnes Parks project. We are excited about the benefits these park updates will provide our neighbors and […]

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The first annual Tyler Greene Scholarship was awarded to Waterloo West High School senior, Sandi Hasanagic, this year. This $2,500 renewable scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates an understanding of Ability Awareness and inclusion through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, or general behavior. This scholarship was established in memory of Waterloo native, Tyler Greene. […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation awarded $19,000 in scholarships through its 2022 scholarship program. Scholarships are offered annually for high school seniors attending a post-secondary institution in the fall and each has its own eligibility requirements. The Foundation works alongside various families and organizations to establish funds, determine eligibility requirements, and select recipients. Waterloo Community Foundation […]

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