Fall 2022 Awards

NEWS RELEASE                                                                      

November 22, 2022                                                                               

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to over $95 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.6 million for the fall 2022 grant cycle.

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

Kim Kidwell, Director of Culture & Recreation, Family Museum – $35,000, “On the Road” Gallery Renovation

Melissa Trimble, Curriculum Specialist, Davenport Community School District – $42,958, Equipment for Secondary (7-12) Science Classrooms

John Cooper, Pastoral Associate & Business Manager, St. Anthony Catholic Church – $42,700, Expanding Reach of McAnthony Window

Decker Ploehn, City Administrator, City of Bettendorf with Brad Martell, CEO, YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley – $166,667 ($4,000,000 commitment to the City of Bettendorf over twelve years), The Landing

The Authority received a total of 81 requests for funding totaling $6,816,045.

A total of $1,617,863 was awarded to 52 projects benefiting residents of Scott County. 

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $95,650,481 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle is scheduled to be in spring 2023 with applications available by March 1, due Friday, March 31.  Information regarding future grant cycles will be posted the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and shared through local media.