May 21, 2019
Scott County Regional Authority Awards $1.4 Million
bringing total funding since 1991 to $85.7 Million
The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of just over $1.4 million for the spring 2019 grant cycle.
Several representatives spoke of the value and impact these awards will have for their organizations:
Lola VanDeWalle, Founder, Quad City Veterans Outreach Center – $7,194, Serving Tables
Cory Williams, West High Principal and John Arnold, West High Science Teacher, Davenport Community School District – $31,120, Building the Medical Pathway in the Career Academy at Davenport West
Roger Kean, Executive Director, Scott County Conservation Board – $25,000, ADA Fishing Pier Renovation
Sara McLaughlin-Cross, Executive Director, The First Tee of the Quad Cities – $20,000, Collaboration grant between The First Tee of the Quad Cities, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley, The Martin Luther King Center, & Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley to purchase two vans
The Authority received a total of 109 requests for funding totaling $4,003,007.
A total of $1,409,891 was awarded to 58projects benefiting residents of Scott County. The SCRA Board also reserved an additional $50,000 to be directed toward Scott County flood relief.
This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $85,778,229 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.
The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2019 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.