Category Archives: Awards

Spring 2009 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 27, 2009

 Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.975 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to over $54 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.975 million for the spring 2009 grant cycle.

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

Mike Freemire, Mayor, City of Bettendorf, $166,667 (total  commitment to project over 10 years – $3,333,333), QC Waterfront Convention Center

Bob Morrison, Hub Director, Honor Flight of the Quad Cities, $20,000, WWII Memorial in D.C. – trips for veterans

Linda Wastyn, Associate VP for Advancement, St. Ambrose University, $35,000, Converting frying oil to biodiesel project

Mark Slagle, Chief, LeClaire Fire Department, $63,200, Turnout gear         replacement

The Authority received a total of 153 requests for funding totaling $5,145,422. A total of $1,975,970 was awarded to 70 projects benefiting residents of Scott County; $663,839 to go to local schools; $661,117 to local governments, and $651,014 to various non-profit entities.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $54,414,544 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2009 with grant applications available September 1 and due to SCRA by October 1, 2009.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and also at the usual community sites.

Fall 2008 Awards

NEWS RELEASE                                                      

November 25, 2008

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $2.1 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to over $52 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $2.1 million for the fall 2008 grant cycle.

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

John Kiley, Director of Social Action for the Diocese of Davenport, Thomas Merton House, Inc., $45,000, Café on Vine building purchase

Marcia Hartman, Technology Director, Bettendorf Community School District, $63,518, Activboards for Math Department

Susan Anderson, Senior Horticulture Manager for the City of Davenport Parks & Recreation Department, Friends of Vander Veer, Inc., $50,920, Music Pavilion at VanderVeerBotanicalPark

Greg Samms, General Manager, QuadCitySportsCenter,  $40,000 toward total award of $80,000, Arena dehumidification system replacement

The Authority received a total of 159 requests for funding totaling $5,240,424. A total of $2,135,376 was awarded to 81 projects benefiting residents of Scott County; $693,578 to go to local schools; $738,581 to local governments, and $703,217 to various non-profit entities.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $52,438,574 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2009 with grant applications available March 1 and due to SCRA by April 1, 2009.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: ww.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and also at the usual community sites.

Spring 2008 Awards

NEWS RELEASE

May 20, 2008

Scott County Regional Authority Awards Nearly $2.4 Million

bringing total funding since 1991 to over $50 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of nearly $2.4 million for the spring 2008 grant cycle.

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

Kay Hall, Creative Arts Curriculum Specialist, Davenport Community School District, Central High School &  J.B. Young Intermediate, $32,880, Steel Drum Bands

Wanda Gardner, Director,  LeClaire Community Library, $6,170, Family Reading Encouragement Program

Dan Breidinger, Assistant Race Director, Cornbelt Running Club, $25,000, 2008 Quad-City Times Bix 7 Mile Road Race Event

 

Tom Swanson, General Manager, River Music Experience, $20,000, computer technology upgrade and previous funding for Sound Lab, Performance Hall updates & River Music Theatre – Permanent Exhibit Area

The Authority received a total of 144 requests for funding totaling $4,333,832. A total of $2,383,938 was awarded to 89 projects benefiting residents of Scott County; $809,126 to go to local schools; $774,189 to local governments, and $800,623 to various non-profit entities.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $50,303,198 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the fall of 2008 with grant applications available September 1 and due to SCRA by October 1, 2008.  The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and also at the usual community sites.