Spring 2024 Awards

NEWS RELEASE                                                                      

May 21, 2024                                                                                          

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.3 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to over $99 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.3 million for the spring 2024 grant cycle.

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

Lexie Reiling, Assistant Davenport Public Library Director, FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library – $27,500 (final installment of $82,500 total commitment), Enhanced Early Literacy Spaces

Nancy Dugan, Board Member, Underwear Because We Care – $9,950, Providing Underwear to the Needy, Homeless and Veterans of the Quad Cities

John Arnold, Science Teacher, Davenport Community School District – $16,748, West High School Greenhouse to Expand Sustainable Food and Plant Production

Pennie Kellenberger, Director, The Center – $50,000, The Center Square Project: A Place for All People

The Authority received a total of 108 requests for funding totaling $3,327,571.

A total of $1,380,653 was awarded to 47 projects benefiting residents of Scott County. 

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $99,994,928 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle is scheduled to be in fall 2024 with applications available by September 1, due October 1.  Information regarding future grant cycles will be posted the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and shared through local media.