Spring 2017 Awards


May 23, 2017

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $79.7 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2017 grant cycle.

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

Sue Davison, Director Quad Cities, Safer Foundation – $8,984, Youth Empowerment/IMPACT Programs Equipment & Supplies

Dave Emerick, Treasurer, New Kingdom Trail Riders – $20,000, Outdoor Lighting, Fencing, & Mounting Ramp Project

Jeff Ashcraft, Playground Committee Chair, Rotary Club of North Scott – $17,000, North Scott Inspirational Play Zone

 Rusty Boruff, Executive Director, One Eighty – $75,000, Capital Renovations to create the One Eighty Achievement Center

 The Authority received a total of 122 requests for funding totaling $3,270,507.

A total of $1,577,243 was awarded to 65 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $79,741,482 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2017 with grant applications available by September 1 and due by midnight on September 29.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.