COVID-19 Response – Spring 2020 Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE                                                                      

May 26, 2020                                                                                          

Scott County Regional Authority Awards $767,183

bringing total funding since 1991 to $87.9 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of just over $500,000 for a special COVID-19 Response – Spring 2020 grant cycle.

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

Ann Schwickerath, Executive Director, Project Renewal – $9,175, At Home Youth Programming Support

Jodie Barton, Executive Director, New Kingdom Trail Riders – $5,000, Operating Through the COVID-19 Pandemic to Help Our Community Heal

Ann McGlynn, Executive Director, Tapestry Farms – $2,500 – Fresh Food for Refugees and Neighbors

The Authority received a total of 64 requests for funding totaling $1,131,098.

A total of $510,849 was awarded to 50organizations benefiting residents of Scott County. 

Additionally, the SCRA Board of Directors approved the continuation of funding for five multi-cycle grant awards totaling $256,334.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $87,947,014 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

At this time, the timing of the next grant cycle is uncertain.  Information regarding future grant cycles will be posted the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and shared through local media.