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Fall 2018 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

November 20, 2018

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $84 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $1.5 million for the fall 2018 grant cycle.

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

Kim Findlay, President & CEO, Putnam Museum and Science Center – $25,000, Infrastructure Replacement and Rejuvenation Project

Dave Donovan, Parishioner and Event Registration Coordinator, Our Lady of the River Church – $20,000, Quad City Tim Tebow Night to Shine Prom

James Simmons, Building Trades Instructor/Student Built Home Coordinator, North Scott Community School District – $40,000, Building Trades Expansion and Update

Brad Martell, CEO, Scott County Family Y – $50,000 ($500,000 total award over ten cycles), Building for Generations Capital Campaign – New Downtown Davenport YMCA Project

The Authority received a total of 96 requests for funding totaling $2,636,013.

A total of $1,496,797 was awarded to 72 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $84,368,338 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2019 with grant applications available by March 1 and due by midnight on April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

Fall 2018 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the fall 2018 grant cycle.  Fall applications are for programs or projects to be completed between December 1, 2018 and November 30, 2019.

The deadline for online submission is October 1 with awards announced in late November.

Any non-profit organization which possesses a 501(c)(3) status under the IRS Tax Code, government organization or education institution can apply by completing the online grant application.  Applicants must have a local office, a local corporate board of directors, incorporated in the state of Iowa or chartered by the U.S. Government and serve residents of Scott County.

Qualifying organizations may access the grant application on the website at http://www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.  Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 1.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

Spring 2018 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 22, 2018

  Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $82.8 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2018 grant cycle.

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

Joan Lescinski, PhD, CSJ, President, St. Ambrose University – $50,000 (final installment of $250,000 total commitment), Construction of a Wellness and Recreation Center

Kim Kidwell, Executive Director, Family Museum Foundation – $25,000, Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Mike Zimmer, High School Principal, Pleasant Valley Community School District – $31,488, Virtual Reality Integrated Welder Simulator Trainer

Mike Miller, President & CEO, River Bend Foodbank and Ally Gallagher, Former Student Ambassador, Student Hunger Drive – $5,000, Student Hunger Drive Food Boxes

The Authority received a total of 112 requests for funding totaling $2,728,489.

A total of $1,530,162 was awarded to 73 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $82,871,541 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2018 with grant applications available by September 1 and due by midnight on October 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Spring 2018 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the spring 2018 grant cycle.  Spring applications are for programs or projects to be completed between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.

The deadline for online submission is March 30 with awards announced in late May.

Any non-profit organization which possesses a 501(c)(3) status under the IRS Tax Code, government organization or education institution can apply by completing the online grant application.  Applicants must have a local office, a local corporate board of directors, incorporated in the state of Iowa or chartered by the U.S. Government and serve residents of Scott County.

Qualifying organizations may access the grant application on the website at https://www.scottcountyregionalauthority.com.  Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 30.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

Fall 2017 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

November 21, 2017

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $81.3 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $1.6 million for the fall 2017 grant cycle.

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

Rick Schloemer, Executive Director, Scott County Housing Council – $60,690, Rehabilitation of Single and Multi-Family Affordable Housing

 Amy Blair, LeClaire City Council Member, LeClaire Park & Recreation Commission – $50,000, Huckleberry Park Green Space Project

 Aaron Maurer, Stem Lead, Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency – $21,500, The NAO Robot: Creating Advanced Robot Learning Experience for Our Children and Community

 The grant announcement host organization also spoke of the impact that a previous award had on their organization:

Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director, Junior Theatre, Inc. – $30,175 awarded in the fall 2016 grant cycle, Nighswander Community Theatre Interior Renovation        

The Authority received a total of 114 requests for funding totaling $3,226,434.

A total of $1,599,897 was awarded to 64 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $81,341,379 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2018 with grant applications available by March 1 and due by midnight on March 30.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

Fall 2017 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the fall 2017 grant cycle.  Fall applications are for programs or projects to be completed between December 1, 2017 and November 30, 2018.

The deadline for online submission is September 29 with awards announced in late November.

Any non-profit organization which possesses a 501(c)(3) status under the IRS Tax Code, government organization or education institution can apply by completing the online grant application.  Applicants must have a local office, a local corporate board of directors, incorporated in the state of Iowa or chartered by the U.S. Government and serve residents of Scott County.

Qualifying organizations may access the grant application on the website at https://www.scottcountyregionalauthority.com.  Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 29.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

Spring 2017 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 23, 2017

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.5 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $79.7 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.5 million for the spring 2017 grant cycle.

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

Sue Davison, Director Quad Cities, Safer Foundation – $8,984, Youth Empowerment/IMPACT Programs Equipment & Supplies

Dave Emerick, Treasurer, New Kingdom Trail Riders – $20,000, Outdoor Lighting, Fencing, & Mounting Ramp Project

Jeff Ashcraft, Playground Committee Chair, Rotary Club of North Scott – $17,000, North Scott Inspirational Play Zone

 Rusty Boruff, Executive Director, One Eighty – $75,000, Capital Renovations to create the One Eighty Achievement Center

 The Authority received a total of 122 requests for funding totaling $3,270,507.

A total of $1,577,243 was awarded to 65 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $79,741,482 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2017 with grant applications available by September 1 and due by midnight on September 29.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.

 

Spring 2017 Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Scott County Regional Authority online grant application is now available for the spring 2017 grant cycle.  Spring applications are for programs or projects to be completed between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

All applicants must carefully read and follow directions for submission of grant requests as described in the online application forms.

The deadline for online submission is March 31 with awards announced in late May.

Any non-profit organization which possesses a 501(c)(3) status under the IRS Tax Code, government organization or education institution can apply by completing the online grant application.  Applicants must have a local office, a local corporate board of directors, incorporated in the state of Iowa or chartered by the U.S. Government and serve residents of Scott County.

Qualifying organizations may access the grant application on the website at https://www.scottcountyregionalauthority.com.  Applications must be submitted by midnight on March 31.  Any questions regarding this process please email SCRAIOWA@aol.com or call (563) 344-2626.

 

Fall 2016 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

November 22, 2016

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $1.6 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to $78.1 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $1.6 million for the spring 2016 grant cycle.

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

Gloria Cypret, Chair, Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village – $37,500 ($75,000 total award over two cycles), Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village at Vander Veer

Mike Zimmer, High School Principal, Pleasant Valley Community School District – $35,000, Manufacturing Lab Machinery Update and Expansion

Mary Macumber Schmidt, Board Member, Ecumenical Housing Development Group – $35,000, New Van for Fairmount Pines Housing Complex

Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director, Junior Theatre, Inc. – $30,175, Nighswander Community Theatre Interior Renovation

The Authority received a total of 110 requests for funding totaling $3,348,225.

A total of $1,599,799 was awarded to 65 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $78,164,239 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2017 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com.