WATERLOO — The Waterloo Community Foundation announces the award of the Greg Freshwater Scholarship to Waterloo Firefighter Onyotse Agbese. She will be attending paramedic school at Hawkeye Community College through the summer of 2020. She joined Waterloo Fire Rescue in 2015 and has previously attained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Coe College with majors […]

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Waterloo – Family and friends of Harry and Polly Slife have established a permanent fund at the Waterloo Community Foundation.  Both were life-long community supporters of Waterloo and the greater Cedar Valley and gave generously of their time and resources to many community organizations including the University of Northern Iowa, Wartburg College, the Girl Scouts, […]

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Waterloo, Iowa – During November, the Dave Aumer Memorial Scholarship Fund will receive donations from the $16.50 Campaign, presented by Slumberland Furniture, 1650 The Fan, and the Waterloo Black Hawks. The scholarship was created in 2017 in memory of Dave Aumer, a youth advocate and supporter of the Waterloo Warriors hockey program.  Dave’s family and […]

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Waterloo — 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 and citizens in one of four areas:  health and human services; arts and culture; education […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation announces the award of the Dave Aumer Scholarship to two Waterloo Warrior Hockey student athletes for post-secondary education.  This year’s recipients are: Keegan Smith – Mississippi State University, double majoring in Political Science and Economics. Carter Herbst — Northwest Iowa Community College, majoring in Power Line Technology. This renewable scholarship honors the legacy […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted for the Dave Aumer Scholarship, annually awarded to a senior member of the Waterloo Warrior Hockey team for post-secondary education. 2019 represents the 3rd annual award. This renewable scholarship honors the legacy of Dave Aumer, a youth advocate and supporter of the […]

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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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