Category Archives: Awards

Spring 2017 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 23, 2017

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $79.7 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2017 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Sue Davison, Director Quad Cities, Safer Foundation – $8,984, Youth Empowerment/IMPACT Programs Equipment & Supplies

Dave Emerick, Treasurer, New Kingdom Trail Riders – $20,000, Outdoor Lighting, Fencing, & Mounting Ramp Project

Jeff Ashcraft, Playground Committee Chair, Rotary Club of North Scott – $17,000, North Scott Inspirational Play Zone

 Rusty Boruff, Executive Director, One Eighty – $75,000, Capital Renovations to create the One Eighty Achievement Center

 The Authority received a total of 122 requests for funding totaling $3,270,507.

A total of $1,577,243 was awarded to 65 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $79,741,482 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2017 with grant applications available by September 1 and due by midnight on September 29.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Fall 2016 Awards

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November 22, 2016

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $78.1 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $1.6 million for the spring 2016 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Gloria Cypret, Chair, Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village – $37,500 ($75,000 total award over two cycles), Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village at Vander Veer

Mike Zimmer, High School Principal, Pleasant Valley Community School District – $35,000, Manufacturing Lab Machinery Update and Expansion

Mary Macumber Schmidt, Board Member, Ecumenical Housing Development Group – $35,000, New Van for Fairmount Pines Housing Complex

Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director, Junior Theatre, Inc. – $30,175, Nighswander Community Theatre Interior Renovation

The Authority received a total of 110 requests for funding totaling $3,348,225.

A total of $1,599,799 was awarded to 65 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $78,164,239 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2017 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Spring 2016 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 25, 2016

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $76.5 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2016 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Rusty Boruff, Founder & Executive Director, One Eighty – $15,000, Offering After School Activities for Davenport’s At-Risk Youth

Scott Hock, Director, Davenport Parks and Recreation – $45,000, Miracle Field of the Quad Cities

Lynn Meyers, Urban Farm Project Coordinator, Davenport Community School District – $29,528, Mid City High: Urban Farm Project

Kim Kidwell, Director, Family Museum – $35,000, “The Sky’s the Limit” Outdoor Learning Environment

The Authority received a total of 106 requests for funding totaling $3,703,139.

A total of $1,529,939 was awarded to 53 projects benefiting residents of Scot

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $76,564,440 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2016 with grant applications available September 1 and due October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Fall 2015 Awards

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November 18, 2015

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $75 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the fall 2015 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Sarah Hite, Development Director, The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities – $92,063, Family Service Center Flooring Replacement

Lance Sadlek, Galvin Fine Arts Center Director, St. Ambrose University – $51,380, Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center Enhancements

Theron Schutte, Superintendent, Bettendorf Community School District – $220,000 ($603,472 total award over three cycles), Reconstruction and Expansion of Tennis/Pickleball Facilities

Tim Schiffer, Executive Director, Figge Art Museum – $18,910, Wireless Infrastructure for Beam Pro Robot for Remote Visits by Homebound Individuals

The Authority received a total of 102 requests for funding totaling $3,034,875.

A total of $1,514,962 was awarded to 59 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $75,034,501 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2016 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Spring 2015 Awards

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May 28, 2015

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.54 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $73.5 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $1.54 million for the spring 2015 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Donald Doucette, Chancellor, Eastern Iowa Community College District – $50,000 ($250,000 total award over five cycles), Scott Community College Urban Campus in Downtown Davenport

Larry Makoben, Chairperson, Bettendorf Parks & Recreation – $50,000 ($100,000 total award over two cycles), Forest Grove Park Universally Accessible Playground

Diane Nelson, CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois – $75,000 ($150,000 total award over two cycles), Camp Conestoga Renovation

Michael Miller, Executive Director, River Bend Foodbank – $10,000, Healthy Weekend Food for School Backpack Program

The Authority received a total of 120 requests for funding totaling $3,317,648.

A total of $1,539,863 was awarded to 74 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $73,519,539 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2015 with grant applications available September 1 and due October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Fall 2014 Awards

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November 19, 2014

Scott County Regional Authority Awards $1.48 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to nearly $72 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.48 million for the fall 2014 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Kelly Giovanine, Executive Director, Bettendorf Public Library Foundation – $12,000, Study Room

Joel Franken, Creative Arts Academy Department Chair, Davenport Community School District – $70,000 ($140,000 total award – spring & fall 2014 grant cycles), Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities

Tim Lobb, Lead Pharmacist, Community Health Care – $63,900, Automated Pharmaceutical Dispensing Machine

Gloria Cypret, Gabe’s Dream Team Founder, Shane’s Inspiration/Gabe’s Dream Team – $45,000, All-Inclusive Universally Accessible Play Equipment at Vander Veer Park 

The Authority received a total of 109 requests for funding totaling $3,125,884.

A total of $1,480,625 was awarded to 59 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $71,979,676 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2015 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

Spring 14 Awards

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May 21, 2014

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.4 Million 

bringing total funding since 1991 to $70 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.4 million for the spring 2014 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Jeff Blackwell, Achieve Quad Cities Executive Director, Community Foundation of the Great River Bend – $36,800, Achieve Quad Cities Data Warehouse

Amber Pribyl, Office Manager, Living Lands & Waters – $30,000, MillionTrees Project

Steve Muller, CEO, The Homestead – $50,000, Children’s Autism Project (CAP) – Davenport Center

The Authority received a total of 115 requests for funding totaling $3,227,521.

A total of $1,408,770 was awarded to 55 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $70,499,051 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2014 with grant applications available September 1 and due October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.

Fall 2013 Awards

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November 20, 2013                                                              

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $69 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the fall 2013 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Scott McConnell, Lead Facilitator, Safer Foundation – $7,315, Youth Empowerment Program Classroom Supplies

Randy Zobrist, Executive Director/CEO, River Bend Transit – $21,500, Public Transit Vehicle for Iowa Quad Cities/Iowa City Route

Teri Johnson, President/Founder, Jason’s Box, Inc. – $35,000, Establishment of Veterans Resource Center

The Authority received a total of 132 requests for funding totaling $3,762,596.

A total of $1,533,110 was awarded to 61 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $69,090,281 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2014 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.

Spring 2013 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 22, 2013

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $67.5 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.6 million for the spring 2013 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Tom Swanson, Executive Director, River Music Experience – $26,764, Venue Staging and Technical Upgrades

Donald Doucette, Chancellor, Eastern Iowa Community College – $53,580, Interactive Video Training System for First Responders

Marc Heinzman, Zoo Director, Niabi Zoo – $25,000,Educational Animal Exhibit

Caren Laughlin, Marketing Director, River Bend Foodbank – $90,000, New Warehouse

The Authority received a total of 131 requests for funding totaling $3,374,255.

A total of $1,649,982 was awarded to 64 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $67,557,171 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2013 with grant applications available September and due October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.

Fall 2012 Awards

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November 14, 2012

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.56 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $65.9 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.56 million for the fall 2012 grant cycle.

Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:

Denise Zimmer, Head of Environmental & Facility Services, Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency and Facilitator of Operations for Coats for Kids – $19,000,Dr. David E. Lane Coats for Kids

Rick Schloemer, Director, Scott County Housing Council – $80,000,Rehabilitation of Single and Multi-Family Housing

Nichole Myles, Vice President of Education, Putnam Museum – $37,500 ($75,000 total award over two grant cycles),Create Region’s FirstSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Learning Center

Rachael Mullins Steiner, Assistant to the Superintendent for Community Relations and Partnerships – $265,708, total of 7 grants to the Davenport Community School District

The Authority received a total of 112 requests for funding totaling $2,896,507.

A total of $1,568,552 was awarded to 63 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $65,907,189 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2013 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.