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  • Writer's pictureLynsey Krusie

Over $113,000 Awarded in Local Grants

Updated: Dec 4, 2023

We recently awarded over $113,000 in grants to support 37 charitable programs or projects in Louisa County through our Endow Iowa Grant Program.

Organizations that received grants include: Cedar River Haven for resident support funds ($5,250). City of Grandview for a toddler play area and security at Academy Park ($5,250). City of Letts for the Letts Get Involved program at the library ($1,400). City of Morning Sun for implementation of Insignia software at Mellinger Memorial Library ($1,190). City of Wapello for an AED for the fire department ($1,598.10). City of Wapello for a capital of the world landmark sign ($3,614.79). City of Wapello for Chief Wapello Days entertainment ($5,250). City of Wapello for EMS iPad Reports ($1,732.50). Columbus Community School District for the Girls’ Basketball Program ($1,050). Columbus Community School District for instruments ($3,609.17). Columbus Community Softball Corp for softball and baseball field equipment updates ($1,304.72). Community Action of Southeast Iowa for housing assistance ($3,500). Fellowship of Christian Athletes for the 2024 sports camp in Pella, Iowa ($1,162). Friends of the Columbus Junction Public Library for digitization and sesquicentennial programming ($2,800). Hometown Pride Louisa County Inc. for artistic engagement classes and activities ($1,400). Letts Boys Scout Troop 54 for program and membership expenses ($1,344). Louisa County Conservation for accessible fishing at Virginia Grove recreation area ($5,250). Louisa County Conservation for conservation on the road ($3,504.20). Louisa County Emergency Management Agency for an AED ($3,500). Louisa County Emergency Management Agency for salamander credentialing system ($2,100). Louisa County Extension for Louisa County FLL Robotics – Robo Loco ($5,250). Louisa County Fair Association for Louisa County Fair improvements ($5,250). Louisa County Public Health for Healthy People, Healthy Communities program ($5,000). Louisa County Sheriff’s Office for Louisa County K9 project ($6,625). Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for happy, healthy, hands-on learning in kindergarten ($2,152.61). Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) training and competition ($5,129.74). Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for staff wellness initiative ($1,610). Louisa-Muscatine Community School District Foundation for softball field sprinkler system ($3,500). LULAC Council 317 Columbus Junction for the mural project ($2,500). Morning Sun Community School District for the elementary school library ($1,856.39). Morning Sun PTO for PTO field trip ($1,393). The Fellowship Cup for Bridges Out of Poverty trainer training ($1,050). Wapello Community Schools for public address LED marquee ($5,250). Wapello Community Schools for high school student council ($1,400). Wapello Community Schools for pro rodeo bench updates ($2,800). Wapello Community Schools for the robotics club ($5,250). Wapello Methodist Church for the backpack program ($1,400). For more information about our granting program, visit

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