Spring 2012 Awards


May 23, 2012

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.65 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $64.3 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.65 million for the spring 2012 grant cycle.

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

Jeff Reiter, Interim Co-Director, Family Museum – $37,500, Rethink, Reshape, Reinvent – New Learning Environments ($75,000 multi-cycle grant)

Deb Gustafson, Executive Director of the Child Care and Family Services Branch, Scott  County Family YMCA – $30,000, Fairmount Pines Educational Intervention and Enrichment Program

John Byrne, PhD, Secretary, Bettendorf/PV Youth Baseball Association – $27,000, Kiwanis Park – Baseball Field Lighting

Fred Burnham, DMD, Bethany for Children & Families – $49,000, Mobile Comprehensive Exam and Sealant Program ($98,000 multi-cycle grant)

The Authority received a total of 132 requests for funding totaling $3,130,245.

A total of $1,650,235 was awarded to 75 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $64,338,637 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2012 with grant applications available September 1 and due October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.