The Quad Cities Community Foundation awards T4T grants annually to nonprofits in the Quad City Area, helping solve community problems and demonstrating tomorrow’s leaders’ power to transform.
Donor Name: Quad Cities Community Foundation
State: Illinois, Iowa
County: Rock Island County (IL), Scott County (IA)
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $1000 to $10,000
Grant Duration: Grant Duration Not Mentioned
Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) is a youth philanthropy group made up of high school students from Rock Island County in Illinois and Scott County in Iowa. These young leaders become philanthropists by learning about community needs, fundraising, developing a grant opportunity, evaluating applications, making site visits, and awarding grants. Each year, T4T awards at least $10,000 to nonprofits meeting a variety of needs in the Quad City Area.
Teens for Tomorrow grants will provide operational and program support to organizations that improve the lives of Quad Cities residents through services related to Basic Human Needs, Food Availability, Immigration Support, and Mental Health Support.
- Basic Human Needs: Organizations providing support through social welfare services such as housing, healthcare, transportation, and access to early childhood education
- Food Availability: Organizations providing equitable access to food and/or meals and nutrition for individuals and families
- Immigration Support: Organizations directly supporting immigrant families
- Mental Health Support: Organizations providing accessible mental health resources, such as suicide prevention and domestic violence prevention.
Eligible 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations:
- Are located in and serving residents of Rock Island County, Illinois and/or Scott County, Iowa.
- Grant applications address at least one of the focus areas
- Organizations must comply with the Diversity and Non-Discrimination Policy.
Funds can be used for any expenses that address the above issues, including but not limited to direct service, operations, or education/awareness.
Relevance: The organization/program meets an identified community need and fits strongly into at least one of the focus areas
- Impact: The request identifies the area of impact and its benefit to the population served
- Clarity: The request is clear and achievable, with clear and measurable goals identified
- Excellence: The organization/program demonstrates a history of success as defined by the people and communities they serve
- Equity: The organization/program advances racial and other forms of equity in the Quad Cities region through its actions and its leadership.
For more information, visit QCCD.