Spring 2013 Awards


May 22, 2013

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $67.5 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.6 million for the spring 2013 grant cycle.

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

Tom Swanson, Executive Director, River Music Experience – $26,764, Venue Staging and Technical Upgrades

Donald Doucette, Chancellor, Eastern Iowa Community College – $53,580, Interactive Video Training System for First Responders

Marc Heinzman, Zoo Director, Niabi Zoo – $25,000,Educational Animal Exhibit

Caren Laughlin, Marketing Director, River Bend Foodbank – $90,000, New Warehouse

The Authority received a total of 131 requests for funding totaling $3,374,255.

A total of $1,649,982 was awarded to 64 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $67,557,171 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2013 with grant applications available September 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.