Spring 14 Awards


May 21, 2014

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.4 Million 

bringing total funding since 1991 to $70 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.4 million for the spring 2014 grant cycle.

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

Jeff Blackwell, Achieve Quad Cities Executive Director, Community Foundation of the Great River Bend – $36,800, Achieve Quad Cities Data Warehouse

Amber Pribyl, Office Manager, Living Lands & Waters – $30,000, MillionTrees Project

Steve Muller, CEO, The Homestead – $50,000, Children’s Autism Project (CAP) – Davenport Center

The Authority received a total of 115 requests for funding totaling $3,227,521.

A total of $1,408,770 was awarded to 55 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $70,499,051 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2014 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.