Spring 2023 Awards

NEWS RELEASE                                                                   

May 23, 2023                                                                                           

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to over $97 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2023 grant cycle.

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

Rachael Mullins, President & CEO, Putnam Museum and Science Center – $50,000 (final installment of $250,000 total commitment), Putnam Reimagined

Ron DeArmond, CEO, Midwest Animal Assisted Therapy & Education Organization – $16,837, Service Dogs for Scott County Veterans

Corporal Austin Ryckeghem, Davenport Police Department – $16,025, Stop Sticks for Davenport Police

Karen VanDeCasteele, President, Humble Dwellings – $32,806, A Good Night’s Rest–New Beds for a New Beginning

The Authority received a total of 85 requests for funding totaling $3,557,607.

A total of $1,547,723 was awarded to 48 projects benefiting residents of Scott County. 

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $97,198,204 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle is scheduled to be in fall 2023 with applications available by September 1, due Friday, September 29.  Information regarding future grant cycles will be posted the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and shared through local media.