This week, Dr. Wilfred “Mickye” Johnson, one of the Waterloo Community Foundation’s Founding Board Members and past Board President, was awarded the Nonprofit Board Member of the Year Award at the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon for his faithful work as a Board Member to the Foundation. It was a beautiful event and a well-deserved […]

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Waterloo Community Foundation Announces “Windows on Waterloo” Presentation with Gallagher Bluedorn, Waterloo Cedar Falls Symphony, Black Hawk Children’s Theatre, and Cedar Falls Community Theater Join us Wednesday, April 6 at 11 AM as we hear from a team of directors who are bringing one big and colorful production to the Cedar Valley! This spring, Gallagher […]

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Waterloo Community Foundation Announces “Windows on Waterloo” Presentation with Dean Feltes, One City United Join us Wednesday, March 2 at 11 AM as we hear from Dean Feltes at One City United. One City is addressing the underlying issues related to poverty and unemployment in Waterloo. After five years of research and development conducted in […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation seeks a full-time Program Manager to administer grants and scholarship programming, engage meaningfully with our local non-profit community, and manage the foundation’s communications strategies. We are interested in candidates who want to develop personally and professionally, join a culture of innovation and collaboration, and have a passion for the betterment of […]

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Waterloo Community Foundation Announces “Windows on Waterloo” Presentation with Joy Briscoe and Sharina Sallis Join us Wednesday, February 2 at 11 AM as we hear from Joy Briscoe and Sharina Sallis about the 1619 Freedom School and 24/7 Black Leadership Advancement Consortium (BLAC). With different approaches, both organizations are offering unique programs to encourage, empower, […]

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Waterloo Community Foundation Announces “Windows on Waterloo” Presentation with EMBARC Join us Wednesday, Jan 5 at 11 AM as we hear from EMBARC! The Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) was originally founded in 2012 to help new refugees from Burma successfully settle in Iowa. They have since expanded their reach to […]

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Applications are now being accepted from area high school seniors for six scholarships: WATERLOO HY-VEE SMILES BEYOND THE AISLES SCHOLARSHIP, 3 – $1,000 awards to students at East, West, Expo, Columbus, or Waterloo Christian School pursuing advanced education in a 2 or 4 year institution within 20 miles of Waterloo. Eligible students will have a […]

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This year, we awarded six $5,000 grants through our competitive grant process! We received 23 inspiring applications from qualified organizations for projects or programs that benefit the community of Waterloo in one of four areas: health and human services arts and culture education economic development After careful consideration from our Grants Committee, the 2021 recipients […]

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Waterloo Community Foundation Announces “Windows on Waterloo” Presentation with Jared Seliger Join us Thursday, December 2 at 11 AM as we hear from Jared Seliger, President at Allen College. Allen College has been providing healthcare education for more than 90 years and is committed to meeting students’ needs and adequately preparing them for the healthcare […]

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About twenty years ago two friends got together with the vision to give back to the school they love. Both are alumni of East High School and passionate about its future. At the time, Tim Moses, now the East High School Athletic Director, was the school’s Track Coach. His athletes were wearing the same track […]

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