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Iowa And Illinois High school students grant $15,500 to 10 local nonprofits

June 13th, 2022
Iowa And Illinois High school students grant $15,500 to 10 local nonprofits

Philanthropy starts early at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. The Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) program gives Quad Cities high schoolers the opportunity to experience the grantmaking process firsthand, awarding real dollars to local nonprofits. Today, the group announced the program’s largest total grant award ever—$15,500 to 10 area organizations working in domestic violence and abuse support, education, the environment, housing, and immigration support. “A lot of students come into T4T with just a broad idea of what philanthropy means,” said Kaleigh Trammell,... Read More

Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens For Tomorrow Announces Grants

May 11th, 2021
Quad Cities Community Foundation's Teens For Tomorrow Announces Grants

QUAD CITIES, Iowa / Illinois—Participants in the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) program, a youth philanthropy group of high school students, today announced the recipients of the program’s annual grants. The grant recipients will direct the money toward programs that support people disproportionately affected by this year’s economic and educational challenges, including refugees, low-income students, and women displaced from the workforce, among others. Each year, T4T students gain first-hand experience in philanthropy and the grantmaking process, from exploring... Read More

Quad-Cities Teens For Tomorrow Learn About Local Needs, Distribute $10,000 in Grants

May 4th, 2021
Quad-Cities Teens For Tomorrow Learn About Local Needs, Distribute $10,000 in Grants

Two dozen Quad-Cities high-school recently learned many important things about their community and made decisions on grants that help serve those needs. Through the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) program, the youth philanthropy group of students announced six recipients of the total of $10,000 in annual grants. They are: Dress for Success Quad Cities’ HireHER program, to support women on the job search — $1,300 Project Renewal Inc.’s Summer Youth Program 2021, to support positive educational, recreational, and social-emotional activities — $2,500 Tapestry... Read More

Teenagers Award $10,000 Through Quad-Cities Community Foundation Program

June 9th, 2020
Teenagers Award $10,000 Through Quad-Cities Community Foundation Program

A group of local teenagers have spent the past year identifying promising opportunities and pressing needs in the Quad Cities area as part of the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow Program. The students immersed themselves in the grant process by learning about community needs, developing a grant opportunity, evaluating applications, visiting with nonprofits, and now, awarding grants. In recent months, with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region, the teens also adapted to virtual meetings due to stay-at-home and social distancing requirements, giving them experience... Read More