Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 3:38 pm

SCRA announces over $1.56M in grant awards

Comment on this story

Press release submitted by Scott County Regional Authority


Scott County Regional Authority Awards Over $1.56 Million bringing total funding since 1991 to $65.9 Million

The Scott County Regional Authority (SCRA) announced today awards of over $1.56 million for the fall 2012 grant cycle.

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

Denise Zimmer, Head of Environmental & Facility Services, Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency and Facilitator of Operations for Coats for Kids – $19,000, Dr. David E. Lane Coats for Kids

Rick Schloemer, Director, Scott County Housing Council – $80,000, Rehabilitation of Single and Multi-Family Housing

Nichole Myles, Vice President of Education, Putnam Museum – $37,500 ($75,000 total award over two grant cycles), Create Region's First STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Learning Center

Rachael Mullins Steiner, Assistant to the Superintendent for Community Relations and Partnerships – $265,708, total of 7 grants to the Davenport Community School District

The Authority received a total of 112 requests for funding totaling $2,896,507.
A total of $1,568,552 was awarded to 63 projects benefiting residents of Scott County.

This brings SCRA funding since 1991 to $65,907,189 for the benefit of people and organizations in our community.

The next grant cycle will be in the spring of 2013 with grant applications available March 1 and due April 1. The grant application will be available on the SCRA website: www.ScottCountyRegionalAuthority.com and at the Bettendorf and Davenport Public Libraries.