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2022 Fall Grants

Chair Connie Dowsett shared, "The East Moline Community Fund members are privileged to provide these grants that will help build a stronger and more vibrant East Moline by supporting the tremendous work of our local non-profit organizations. We can support our community today and for many years through our donors' generous donations and legacy gifts."



The East Moline Community Fund approved the following grants:


$2,000 | Bethany for Children & Families

Give Kids A Smile Mobile Dental Clinic

 $1,500 | Children's Therapy Center of the Quad Cities

East Moline Children Therapy

  $1,750 | Christ United Methodist Church

East Moline and Silvis Food Pantry Support

$1,250 | EveryChild

Second Stepchild Protection Program

$1,750 | Humility Homes & Services

Emergency Shelter Services and Supplies

$  500 | Junior Achievement of the Heartland

East Moline Programs


$1,250 | Niabi Zoo and Forest Preserves

Capital Equipment for Rhino Habitat


$2,000 | Spring Forward Learning Center

2023 Summer Camp for 100 East Moline Youth

$1,250 | STEAM on Wheels

Youth Enrichment Programs at YouthHope


$  500 | Rock Island County Children's Advocacy Center

Website Updates

$1,500 | Transitions Mental Health Services

Staff Development

 $1,000 | Two Rivers YMCA  

Youth Summer Enrichment Programs

$1,750 | Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County

Counseling Services


Total         $18,000

The East Moline Community Fund receives and administers charitable gifts and works with citizens to achieve their dreams of improving the community.


Members of the East Moline Community Fund Advisory Council include Chair; Connie Dowsett, Vice-Chairman; Larry Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer Willie Ellis, and Members: Kimberly Crane, Eric Davis, Cathie Rochau, Shaun Taylor, Matt Wright, and Jen Von Kaenel.     

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