Fall 2011 Awards


November 16, 2011

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $62.6 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.6 million for the fall 2011 grant cycle.

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

Kim Findlay, President/CEO, Putnam Museum & IMAX Theatre – $25,000, Digital Projection & Sound System

Allan Ross, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities – $7,500, Community Programming in conjunction with the Anne Frank Exhibit at Putnam Museum

Jay Pearce, General Manager, WVIK – $35,000, Digital Conversion

Regina Haddock Clewell, Founder, Dress for Success Quad Cities – $30,000, Equipment & Supplies to Launch New Services for Unemployed Women

Brian Foy, Assistant Coordinator for Low Incidence Disabilities, Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency – $14,256, Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants for Preschool Children

The Authority received a total of 117 requests for funding totaling $3,350,354.

A total of $1,604,290 was awarded to 62 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $62,688,402 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2012 with grant applications available March 1 and due Friday, March 30, 2012.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.