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Spring 2018 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the spring 2018 grant cycle.  Spring applications are for programs or projects to be completed between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.

The deadline for online submission is March 30 with awards announced in late May.

Any non-profit organization which possesses a 501(c)(3) status under the IRS Tax Code, government organization or education institution can apply by completing the online grant application.  Applicants must have a local office, a local corporate board of directors, incorporated in the state of Iowa or chartered by the U.S. Government and serve residents of Scott County.

Qualifying organizations may access the grant application on the website at http://www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.  Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 30.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

Fall 2017 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

November 21, 2017

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $81.3 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $1.6 million for the fall 2017 grant cycle.

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

Rick Schloemer, Executive Director, Scott County Housing Council – $60,690, Rehabilitation of Single and Multi-Family Affordable Housing

 Amy Blair, LeClaire City Council Member, LeClaire Park & Recreation Commission – $50,000, Huckleberry Park Green Space Project

 Aaron Maurer, Stem Lead, Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency – $21,500, The NAO Robot: Creating Advanced Robot Learning Experience for Our Children and Community

 The grant announcement host organization also spoke of the impact that a previous award had on their organization:

Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director, Junior Theatre, Inc. – $30,175 awarded in the fall 2016 grant cycle, Nighswander Community Theatre Interior Renovation        

The Authority received a total of 114 requests for funding totaling $3,226,434.

A total of $1,599,897 was awarded to 64 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $81,341,379 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2018 with grant applications available by March 1 and due by midnight on March 30.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.