Fall 2014 Awards


November 19, 2014

Scott County Regional Authority Awards $1.48 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to nearly $72 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.48 million for the fall 2014 grant cycle.

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

Kelly Giovanine, Executive Director, Bettendorf Public Library Foundation – $12,000, Study Room

Joel Franken, Creative Arts Academy Department Chair, Davenport Community School District – $70,000 ($140,000 total award – spring & fall 2014 grant cycles), Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities

Tim Lobb, Lead Pharmacist, Community Health Care – $63,900, Automated Pharmaceutical Dispensing Machine

Gloria Cypret, Gabe’s Dream Team Founder, Shane’s Inspiration/Gabe’s Dream Team – $45,000, All-Inclusive Universally Accessible Play Equipment at Vander Veer Park 

The Authority received a total of 109 requests for funding totaling $3,125,884.

A total of $1,480,625 was awarded to 59 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $71,979,676 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2015 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.