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Winnebago County Community Foundation awards $105,186 in grants to local organizations

Winnebago County Community Foundation
June 29, 2017

Winnebago County Community Foundation awards $105,186 in grants to local organizations

June 29, 2017 - The Winnebago County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on June 27, announcing the distribution of $105,186 in grants to 28 community projects of 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 Jonathan Klaassen, Winnebago County committee chair. “The Winnebago 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.”county is critical to making our communities places where everyone can thrive,” said Jonathan Klaassen, Winnebago County committee chair. “The Winnebago 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 & Culture:

  • Brickstreet Theatre, Upgrading our New Facility
  • City of Thompson, Thompson Quasquicentennial
  • Lake Mills Music Boosters, Lake Mills Chorus Concert Attire
  • Winnebago County Fair Association, Grandstand Concession/Restroom Facility

Community Betterment:

  • City of Buffalo Center, Library - Chairs and Rack
  • City of Lake Mills, Lake Mills Recreation Trail
  • City of Leland, Light Fixtures
  • City of Scarville, Tennis/Basketball Court Lighting Project
  • Crime Stoppers of North Central Iowa, TipSoft Software
  • North Iowa Community Development, Children's Blowups for Buffalo Center's 125th Anniversary
  • VFW Post 6161,                  Post 6161 Flag Pole And American Flag Trailer
  • Winnebago Historical Society, Trolley Track Expansion

Education:

  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, From the Garden to the Plate
  • Iowa College Access Network, College Readiness & FAFSA Completion -- Winnebago County
  • North Central Iowa Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture Education for Winnebago County Schools
  • North Iowa Area Community College Foundation, NIACC and the Anatomage: Advancing Health Care and STEM Education for a New Generation
  • North Iowa Community School, Positive Behavior Intervention & Support Program (PBIS)

Environment

  • Winnebago County, Conservation - Hanson Trail Project

Health:

  • Forest City Family YMCA, Operation Form & Function

Human Service: 

  • City of Forest City, Police Department - Squad Car Computer Systems
  • Family Alliance for Veterans of America (FAVA), FAVA Computers
  • Lake Mills Ambulance Service, Pagers for Volunteers
  • Lake Mills Entertainment, Handicap Accessible Automatic Entry Door
  • Lake Mills Family Center, Center Materials, Supplies, and Upgrades
  • Little Bison Childcare Center, Security System
  • Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Our Savior's Food Pantry
  • Scarville Firemen's Association, Ventilation Fan

Winnebago-Hancock Repeater Society, Winnebago-Hancock Repeater Project 2017

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