Over $99,000 in Local Grants Awarded
Updated: Jan 23
The Community Foundation of Louisa County awarded more than $99,000 in grants to support 35 local charitable programs or projects through their Endow Iowa Granting Program.
“We are grateful for the imperative services provided by the non-profit organizations that received funding this cycle,” said Lynsey Krusie, Affiliate Director. “We look forward to the impact these programs and projects will make within our community.”
Organizations who received grants include:
City of Columbus Junction for live music at Columbus Day 2023 ($2,100).
City of Letts for Letts street signs ($1,000).
City of Letts for mental health support for all ages at the Letts Public Library ($2,100).
City of Morning Sun for library events ($2,450).
City of Wapello for jump kit & bags replacement for the Wapello ambulance ($2,240).
City of Wapello for Wapello community mural ($1,650).
City of Wapello for hotspots at Keck Memorial Library for mobile internet access ($1,000).
City of Wapello for programming at the Keck Memorial Library ($1,000).
Columbus Community School District for the Girls’ Basketball Program ($1,000).
Columbus Community Softball Corp for basketball equipment ($1,400).
Columbus Community Softball Corp for backpacks ($1,750).
Columbus Junction Fire and Rescue for a rescue randy training manikin ($1,200.15).
Community Action of Southeast Iowa for housing assistance ($3,500).
Community Foundation of Louisa County for Partners in Philanthropy to provide the immediate flexibility to impact current community priorities ($6,025.13).
Fellowship of Christian Athletes for the 2023 sports camp in Pella, Iowa ($1,722).
Friends of the Columbus Junction Public Library for book clubs ($1,855).
Hometown Pride Louisa County Inc. for Fairview Preservation Group ($1,000).
Hometown Pride of Morning Sun for Lions Locust Grove Shelter House upgrades ($1,000).
Hometown Pride of Morning Sun for seed funding for playground and freshwater splashpad project ($7,000).
Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity for the Helping Hands Program ($5,600).
Letts United Methodist Church for food backpacks ($1,000).
Louisa County Conservation for programming and repairs on the Langwood Challenge Course ($4,200).
Louisa County Conservation for Kayak Louisa County ($5,140.61).
Louisa County Extension for Animal and Vet Science Youth Camp ($1,000).
Louisa County Public Health for Healthy People, Healthy Communities program ($10,500).
Louisa County Sheriff’s Office for deputy equipment upgrades ($5,250).
Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for Business Professionals of America ($2,870).
Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) training and competition ($3,795).
Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for the Industrial Tech. Program ($2,475).
Louisa-Muscatine Community School District for purchasing a kiln ($2,551.29).
Morning Sun Community School District for the elementary school ($1,925).
Morning Sun PTO for a carnival and end of year fun day ($1,000).
Pack 16 – Wapello Cub Scouts for national recharter assistance ($1,237.50).
Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation for eco-tourism for water trails in Louisa County ($5,110).
Wapello Community Schools for high school soccer travel bags ($2,362.50).
Wapello Community Schools for safety/security cameras for FFA ($2,475).