The Linn County Board of Supervisors awarded $200,000 in economic and community development funding to 13 Linn County organizations.
According to a news release sent by the county, the Linn County Economic and Community Development Fund was established to foster and support economic growth and enhance quality of life in Linn County. This is an annual competitive application process.
The following organizations were awarded economic development funding this year:
|African American Museum||Voices Inspiring Progress Capital Project||$30,000|
|Affordable Housing Network||Sustaining Wellington Heights Neighborhood Progress||$13,000|
|City of Springville||Emmons Park||$22,500|
|Eastern Iowa Arts Academy||Arts VanGo!||$10,000|
|Hiawatha Public Library||$5,000|
|Junior Achievement||It All Adds Up||$9,000|
|Linn County Freedom Rock Foundation||Linn County Freedom Rock||$19,000|
|Linn-Mar Community School District||Venture Academics||$15,000|
|Marion Public Library||$10,000|
|NewBo City Market||The Hatchery Program||$22,000|
|Riverview Center||Trauma Informed Care||$16,000|
|Tanager Place||Freedom Schools Afterschool Program||$21,500|
|Trees Forever||Our Woodland Symposium||$7,000|