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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.

 

Spring 2017 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the spring 2017 grant cycle.  Spring applications are for programs or projects to be completed between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

All applicants must carefully read and follow directions for submission of grant requests as described in the online application forms.

The deadline for online submission is March 31 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 midnight on March 31.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

 

Fall 2016 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

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.

 

Fall 2016 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the fall 2016 grant cycle.  Fall cycle applications are for programs or projects to be completed between December 1, 2016 and November 30, 2017.

All applicants must carefully read and follow directions for submission of grant requests as described on the online application forms.

The deadline for online submission is September 30 with awards announced in late November.

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 midnight on September 30.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

 

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.

 

Spring 2016 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority has approved a new online grant application process for the spring 2016 grant cycle which is now available.  Paper applications will no longer be accepted.  Spring cycle applications are for programs or projects to be completed between June 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017.

All applicants must carefully read and follow directions for submission of grant requests as described on the online application forms.

The deadline for online submission is April 1 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 5:00 p.m. on April 1.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

 

Fall 2015 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

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.