Doris & Victor Day Foundation 

Refugees & Immigrants in Rock Island

In 2011, the Day Foundation, along with the City of Rock Island and Everyday Democracy partnered to host a series of community meetings concerning the growing population of immigrants and refugees in Rock Island - all to find ways to be a more inclusive and welcoming city. To read our final report, click in the link below.

The Summer Enrichment Initiative 


















Summer 2017 saw great success for our grant partners who provide enrichment to children of Rock Island County. The recent "bright spot" from the National Campaign of Grade Level Reading provides a good introduction to this important initiative of the Foundation.















Quad Cities Again Receives the Pacesetter Award for Summer Learning from the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading 2015















To learn more about the Summer Enrichment Initiative visit Spring Forward Learning Center at