The Greene County Community Foundation (GCCF) on April 4 distributed grants to eighteen projects totaling $208,255. This amount was a combined total of monies received from Grow Greene County ($160,000) and accessed funds from the GCCF endowment ($48,255).
There were 38 grant applications with a record breaking $467,141 in requests.
Recipients of the largest grants included the Greene County Action Resource Center (ARC), $32,227; Sierra Community Theatre, $33,500; and Greene County Conservation, $20,000.
The GCCF board thanked all the volunteers and representatives who applied for funding to complete projects which will benefit all corners of Greene County.
Grants were awarded as follows:
-Bell Tower Community Foundation $6,450
–*Bell Tower Festival $7,524
–*Churdan Public Library $8,504
-Grand Junction Fire & Rescue $17,138
-Grand Junction Horizons $10,639
-Jefferson Swim Team $8,502
-Greene County Community Center $18,295
-Food Bank of Iowa $3,750
–*Greene County Action Resource Center (ARC) $32,227
-Greene County Conservation $20,000
-Greene County Freedom Rock $18,173
-Greene County Schools Activity Boosters Club $1,795
-Highland Township $9,273
-Paton Public Library $2,250
-Rippey Public Library (children/youth materials) $1,703
-Rippey Public Library (handicap accessibility) $6,054
-Sierra Community Theatre $33,500
-Thomas Jefferson Gardens of GC $2,478
* These grants were fully funded by the GCCF Endowment proceeds.Tags: Action Resource Center, Bell Tower Foundation, Boosters Club, Churdan Public Library, Food Bank of Iowa, Freedom Rock, Grand Junction Fire & Rescue, Grand Junction Horizons, Greene County Community Center, Greene County Conservation, Highland Township, Jefferson Swim Team, Paton Public Library, Rippey Public Library, Sierra Community Theatre, Thomas Jefferson Gardens