The Waterloo Community Foundation and the Black Hawk County Conservation Board announce the establishment of an endowment fund that will provide long-term financial support to promote, create and maintain wetland mitigation in areas under the auspices of the Conservation Board.  The fund has received an initial gift of $10,000 and welcomes other to contribute to […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted for the Quest Scholarship, a $1,000 award given to a Waterloo School district senior pursuing a post-secondary degree in the fields of education or science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).  Application forms are available at Counseling Offices at each high school counseling office and […]

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Temperatures are plunging, but kids in the metro area will have warm clothing this winter, thanks to the community’s generosity and support of the Koats 4 Kids campaign.  In partnership with the Waterloo Community Foundation, the Koats 4 Kids recently distributed 958 coats, 848 pairs of boots, 411 snow pants and hundreds of hats, gloves […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) has awarded grants to local non-profits in Waterloo through a competitive grant process.  Each award aligns with the Foundation’s mission to contribute resources for the betterment of the greater Waterloo, Iowa community and its citizens.  Fall 2018 recipients include: Eye of the Needle – Serving over 3,000 men, woman and […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation announces the inaugural award of the Greg Freshwaater Scholarships to three Waterloo Firefighters.  Recipients include Andy Dahlhauser, Kyle Zahn and Kyle Bovy.  All are attending paramedic school at Hawkeye Community College through the summer of 2019.  Trained paramedic personnel are in short supply; these trained individuals will enhance emergency medical services […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of the Cedar Valley Inc. are pleased to announce that an endowment fund has been established   that will provide long-term financial support to this Waterloo-based youth-serving agency. This formal relationship was recently finalized following a two year highly successful capital campaign that raised […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) 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 and citizens in one of four areas:  health and human services; arts and culture; […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation announces the availability of the Quest Scholarship to students in the Waterloo Schools. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited public college, university, or community college in Iowa as a full-time student starting in the fall 2018; pursuing a career in field of education or science, technology, engineering or mathematics […]

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Waterloo – If you have traveled down Prospect Blvd recently and seen ash trees marked with yellow ribbons, their lives are being cut short by an invasive insect called the emerald ash borer. First discovered in Waterloo by the city’s forestry department in 2014, city officials are systematically removing ash trees throughout the city. The […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) is pleased to announce their 2017 grant awards to local non-profits. Each grant will benefit residents in Waterloo during 2018 in one of these areas: health and human services; arts and culture; education or economic development. Fall 2017 recipients include: Silos and Smokestacks – promotes the value of […]

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