We are offering 12 scholarship opportunities for students in 2023. A user account can be created here and applications can be submitted from now until 11:59 PM on March 12, 2023. The scholarship opportunities include the following: DAVE AUMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, a $500 renewable award to a graduating senior of the Waterloo Warriors hockey team. … Read more
The Waterloo Community Foundation is announcing the establishment of the Family YMCA of Black Hawk County Endowment Fund. With a commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y is a powerful association of men, women, and children of all ages joined together by their … Read more
Established to support the YMCA’s mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. This long-term Fund ensures that the YMCA of Black Hawk County is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, secure and connected children, families and communities.
This year, we are awarding seven $5,000 grants through our competitive grant process. The Foundation received 38 inspiring applications from qualified organizations for projects or programs that benefit the community of Waterloo in one of four areas: health and human services, arts and culture, education, and economic development. After careful consideration of the volunteer Grants … Read more
The Waterloo Community Foundation is announcing the establishment of the Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity-Waterloo Endowment Fund. In 1990, Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity began serving in Black Hawk, Butler, Bremer, and Buchanan counties, building affordable homes for qualifying homebuyers and completing critical home repairs in owner-occupied homes. As Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity is … Read more
The West High School Class of 1962 Scholarship is awarded to a West High School student pursuing advanced education and renewable for one year. Applicants must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 public year institution in Iowa, have a minimum 3.3 grade point average, and show involvement in extra-curricular activities, volunteer service, or work. … Read more
The Waterloo West High School class of 1962 made their 60th High School Reunion a little more special this year by establishing the West High Class of 1962 Scholarship Fund at the Waterloo Community Foundation. Knowing this was the final reunion the group would share, classmates Jim McGreevey, David Kyner, Marcia Lieberman, and Denny and … Read more