Spring 2016 Awards


May 25, 2016

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $76.5 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2016 grant cycle.

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

Rusty Boruff, Founder & Executive Director, One Eighty – $15,000, Offering After School Activities for Davenport’s At-Risk Youth

Scott Hock, Director, Davenport Parks and Recreation – $45,000, Miracle Field of the Quad Cities

Lynn Meyers, Urban Farm Project Coordinator, Davenport Community School District – $29,528, Mid City High: Urban Farm Project

Kim Kidwell, Director, Family Museum – $35,000, “The Sky’s the Limit” Outdoor Learning Environment

The Authority received a total of 106 requests for funding totaling $3,703,139.

A total of $1,529,939 was awarded to 53 projects benefiting residents of Scot

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $76,564,440 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2016 with grant applications available September 1 and due October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.