Spring 2011 Awards


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.