Spring 2018 Awards


May 22, 2018

  Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $82.8 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2018 grant cycle.

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

Joan Lescinski, PhD, CSJ, President, St. Ambrose University – $50,000 (final installment of $250,000 total commitment), Construction of a Wellness and Recreation Center

Kim Kidwell, Executive Director, Family Museum Foundation – $25,000, Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Mike Zimmer, High School Principal, Pleasant Valley Community School District – $31,488, Virtual Reality Integrated Welder Simulator Trainer

Mike Miller, President & CEO, River Bend Foodbank and Ally Gallagher, Former Student Ambassador, Student Hunger Drive – $5,000, Student Hunger Drive Food Boxes

The Authority received a total of 112 requests for funding totaling $2,728,489.

A total of $1,530,162 was awarded to 73 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $82,871,541 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2018 with grant applications available by September 1 and due by midnight on October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.