Fall 2021 Awards

NEWS RELEASE                                                                      

November 23, 2021                                                                            

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $92 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.6 million for the fall 2021 grant cycle.

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

Brad Martell, President & CEO, YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley – $50,000 ($500,000 total commitment awarded in fall 2018 over ten cycles), Building for Generations Capital Campaign, New Downtown Davenport Family YMCA (Bittner YMCA) and $50,000, North Scott Community YMCA

Rachael Mullins, President & CEO, Putnam Museum and Science Center – $100,000 ($250,000 total commitment over four cycles), Putnam Reimagined Capital Campaign

Ashley Velez, Executive Director, Humility Homes & Services, Inc. – $125,000 ($250,000 total commitment over four cycles), Addressing the Gap in Affordable Housing: Creating a Home for Every Person

Brian Ritter, Executive Director, Nahant Marsh Education Center – $100,000, Operations Building and Classroom

The Authority received a total of 76 requests for funding totaling $2,543,783.

A total of $1,664,427 was awarded to 65 projects benefiting residents of Scott County. 

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $92,343,099 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle is scheduled to be in spring 2022 with applications available by March 1, due April 1.  Information regarding future grant cycles will be posted the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and shared through local media.