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Quad-Cities Organizations Partner To Fight Pandemic Impact

April 3rd, 2020

DAVENPORT — Several nonprofits and donors in the area are banding together to help many in the Quad-Cities hurt by the coronavirus crisis. Last month, the Regional Development Authority canceled its spring grant cycle and instead is supporting a Quad Cities Community Foundation disaster relief fund and local nonprofits that serve the most vulnerable. Matt Mendenhall, president/CEO of RDA, said applications are normally due at the end of March for the spring; the board would approve grants in mid-May, and checks sent by late May or early June. “When we looked at what was going on, we realized... Read More

Dress For Success Reaches $1 Million in Donations

November 23rd, 2018

Thanks to generous fall grant support from the Regional Development Authority and The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation, as well as record-breaking proceeds from their 2018 Birdies for Charity campaign and Second Chance clothing sale in November, Dress for Success Quad Cities announces that they have surpassed the $1 Million milestone in total dollars raised to date. All funds raised stay right here and are invested back into the Quad Cities community.    From 2011 to 2018, Dress for Success Quad Cities has been able to raise a total of $1,051,548. Two grant funders have made a significant impact... Read More

QCTW Adds Encore Shows For ‘Broken’

September 6th, 2017

After selling out the initial three-weekend run of performances of the world-premiere of Aaron Randolph’s Broken the QC Theatre Workshop has added three additional performances to meet the high demand – one of which has already sold out. Broken, produced in partnership with Braking Traffik and supported by a grant from the Regional Development Authority, has wowed audiences and critics alike, and the Workshop has already received requests from other organizations around the country that fight human trafficking for information about the play, and possible production in cities as far away as... Read More

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