May 25, 2011
Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.6 Million
bringing total funding since 1991 to $61 Million
The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.6 million for the spring 2011 grant cycle.
Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:
Deborah Stafford, Executive Director, Bettendorf Public Library Foundation – $5,623, Children’s area computer work stations
Mary Lou Kaney, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, St. Ambrose University – $45,000, Human patient simulators
Kathy Wine, Executive Director. River Action, Inc. – $15,000, Plants, materials and trails for Quad Cities Wild Places
Becky Clark, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley – $20,000, Roosevelt Club Rec Room upgrade
The Authority received a total of 124 requests for funding totaling $3,389,459.
A total of $1,646,196 was awarded to 72 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.
This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $61,084,112 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.
The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2011 with grant applications available September 1 and due Friday, September 30, 2011. The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.