Fall 2018 Awards


November 20, 2018

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $84 Million

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

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

Kim Findlay, President & CEO, Putnam Museum and Science Center – $25,000, Infrastructure Replacement and Rejuvenation Project

Dave Donovan, Parishioner and Event Registration Coordinator, Our Lady of the River Church – $20,000, Quad City Tim Tebow Night to Shine Prom

James Simmons, Building Trades Instructor/Student Built Home Coordinator, North Scott Community School District – $40,000, Building Trades Expansion and Update

Brad Martell, CEO, Scott County Family Y – $50,000 ($500,000 total award over ten cycles), Building for Generations Capital Campaign – New Downtown Davenport YMCA Project

The Authority received a total of 96 requests for funding totaling $2,636,013.

A total of $1,496,797 was awarded to 72 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $84,368,338 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2019 with grant applications available by March 1 and due by midnight on April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.