November 18, 2015
Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million
bringing total funding since 1991 to $75 Million
The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the fall 2015 grant cycle.
Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:
Sarah Hite, Development Director, The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities – $92,063, Family Service Center Flooring Replacement
Lance Sadlek, Galvin Fine Arts Center Director, St. Ambrose University – $51,380, Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center Enhancements
Theron Schutte, Superintendent, Bettendorf Community School District – $220,000 ($603,472 total award over three cycles), Reconstruction and Expansion of Tennis/Pickleball Facilities
Tim Schiffer, Executive Director, Figge Art Museum – $18,910, Wireless Infrastructure for Beam Pro Robot for Remote Visits by Homebound Individuals
The Authority received a total of 102 requests for funding totaling $3,034,875.
A total of $1,514,962 was awarded to 59 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.
This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $75,034,501 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.
The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2016 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1. The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.