Waterloo – Michael Broshar, a Waterloo native and local architect, has designed and donated this water color that supports the First Responders Fund, established earlier this month by the Waterloo Community Foundation.  This unique piece of art features a local firefighter, policeman and health care worker, the recipients of the fund’s proceeds.  Signed prints […]

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Thanks to Michael Broshar, a Waterloo native, for this artistic and thoughtful contribution to the First Responders Fund. The Waterloo Community Foundation announces the establishment of the First Responders Fund that will assist our local police, fire and health care workers help our community during the COVID-19 crisis.  From now through May 31, the Foundation […]

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Waterloo — The community of Waterloo, our state, our nation and our world are being tested. The COVID-19 coronavirus has captured our attention, energy, focus, and our will! Now is the time for us all to come together and help. To that end, the Waterloo Community Foundation has joined with many other local funders to establish […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation is seeking nominations of person(s), group, organization or company that have contributed to the arts in Waterloo, meeting one of the following criteria:  1. Provided substantial financial support to one or more arts organizations in Waterloo over an extended period of time; 2. Provided significant volunteer service to one […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from area high school seniors for three scholarships: QUEST SCHOLARSHIP, a $1,000 award to a student at East, West or Expo pursuing a career in field of education or science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).  A minimum of 16 hours of volunteer service during […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) announces the award of 5 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.  2019 recipients include: Waterloo Youth City Council – As one of only […]

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Tom and Leah Felcher have established a permanent fund at the Waterloo Community Foundation, which was founded in 2015 to build a strong future for Waterloo. “We have been so blessed and we trust our giving will spur opportunity for others to succeed as well,” says Tom, a retired dentist and former long-time resident of […]

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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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