Linn County awards $200K in economic development funds

Linn County

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:

ORGANIZATION    PROJECT    AMOUNT FUNDED
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