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EXCLUSIVE: New Quad Cities Cultural Trust Fund Named for Beloved Ascentra CEO

February 22nd, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: The beloved former president/CEO of Ascentra Credit Union, Dale Owen, died in November 2020 at 52, but his wide-ranging generosity and large legacy will live on in a new fund established by the Quad Cities Cultural Trust. While battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Owen in 10 months worked to raise $500,000 from 11 local lending and banking institutions, including Bettendorf-based Ascentra. Together, those participants agreed to rename this project The Dale Owen Art and Culture Match. It will match every $1 given up to $500,000 to support art and culture programs in the Quad-Cities through... Read More

Quad Cities Cultural Trust Celebrates Fundraising Campaign, New Mural at RME

January 20th, 2021

Wednesday was a day not only for national celebration, with the inauguration, but for the Quad Cities Cultural Trust. The organization gathered its six funded partners in person for the first time since the pandemic started, to mark exceeding its 2021 fundraising goal; record-breaking allocations in 2020 for the partners, and a new Quad City Arts mural that bursts with color and purpose on the west side of the River Music Experience building at 2nd and Main streets, Davenport. Over the last 13 years, QCCT has provided annual unrestricted funds (over $11 million total) to the Figge Art Museum, Putnam... Read More

QCCT Glow Party Lighting Up QC Botanical Center!

August 27th, 2019

Kick off Labor Day Weekend with a neon outdoor experience! The Quad Cities Cultural Trust (QCCT) Glow Party will take place this Friday Aug 30 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). This FREE family-friendly event will provide live music, snacks, drinks and so much more! When the sun sets, the splash pad at The Quad City Botanical Center will light up for a fun party to celebrate culture in the Quad Cities. Registration to the QCCT Glow Party can be completed online. The Quad Cities Cultural Trust (QCCT) ensures culture thrives in our community by supporting... Read More