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Grundy County Community Foundation Awards $121,417 in Grants to Local Organizations

Grundy County Community Foundation
April 5, 2019

The Grundy County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on April 4, announcing the distribution of 32 grants totaling $121,417 to area nonprofits and government agencies.

“The work these deserving organizations do to create a stronger county is critical to making our communities places where everyone can thrive,” said Angie Martin, Grundy County Community Foundation committee chair. “The Grundy County Community Foundation is proud to be a partner in their work, and we are thankful for the generosity of community-minded people who make this impact possible.”

Grant recipients and the project the grant will fund are listed below by funding areas.

Art and Culture

  • BCLUW Community School District, Music Department - Baldwin SD-10 Concert Grand Piano, $6,000
  • City of Grundy Center, Center Theatre Seating Project, Phase 2, $6,000
  • Grundy Center Community School, Band Department – Drumline, $2,000

Community Betterment

  • City of Beaman, Memorial Hall Building Repair, $5,000
  • City of Dike, Recreation Department - Pitching Machine, $4,000
  • City of Reinbeck, Downtown Light Pole Flower Baskets, $1,000
  • City of Reinbeck, Reinbeck Playground, $7,000
  • City of Wellsburg, Library - New Bookshelves, $749
  • Conrad Chamber-Main Street, Directional Signage, $4,2000


  • AGWSR Community School District, Technology & Independence In The Special Education Setting, $1,623
  • BCLUW Community School District, The Leader in Me, $1,000
  • Dike-New Hartford Community School District, High School - Sun Park, $3,000
  • Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community Schools, High School - Padcaster Studio, $1,599
  • Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community Schools, Middle School - Robotics & Coding for the Classroom, $2,950
  • Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community Schools, Spanish Classroom Library, $1,000
  • GR Daycare dba Little Rebels Learning Center, Technology Update, $3,000
  • Grundy Center Community School, Interactive Projector for 5th Grade Classroom, $1,794
  • Grundy Center Community School, Raptor Visitor Management and Emergency Management System, $2,836
  • Iowa College Access Network, Life After High School - Education and Training for All, $500
  • Timothy Christian School, Computers & Technology, $2,560


  • City of Grundy Center, Ambulance - Power Load System, $10,000
  • Grundy County , Public Health - Educational Outreach, $1,079
  • Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Cardiac Care - Local Access, $8,398

Human Service

  • City of Conrad, Fire Department - SCBA Equipment Replacement, $6,400
  • City of Dike, Fire Department – Radios, $6,000
  • City of Holland, Fire Department - Gear & Boots Project, $7,000
  • Grundy Community Preschool and Childcare Center, Playground and Equipment Upgrades, $6,479
  • Lutheran Services in Iowa, Families Together II in Grundy County, $2,500
  • Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging, Grundy County Meals on Wheels Program Support, $5,000
  • Northeast Iowa Food Bank, Grundy County BackPack Program, $5,000
  • Operation Threshold, Grundy County Food Pantry, $5,000
  • The Larrabee Center, Grundy Center Trinkets & Togs: Equipment & Materials Project, $750

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