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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Remembering Greg Freshwater WATERLOO, IOWA – Colleagues and friends who knew Waterloo firefighter Greg Freshwater as a young and energetic firefighter have come together to establish an education fund for aspiring men and women in the fire service. Named in Greg’s honor, the Greg Freshwater Education Fund has been established at the Waterloo Community Foundation […]

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WATERLOO, IOWA – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) is seeking investors for the “Founders Club,” a designation that allows donors to be recognized forever for their gift. This one-time opportunity expires on December 31, 2017. To date, over 80 individual and corporate donors are Founders and have seen the value of a locally based organization […]

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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; education or […]

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