A successful “Rotary Rallies for Youth” auction in February allowed the Rotary Club of North Scott to award $45,000 in grants to 22 community organizations.
The grant recipients were recognized at the club’ meeting on Friday, June 3.
The club received 93 requests totaling $263,000. The maximum award was $3,000. The recipients were:
- Humble Dwellings, furniture for clients, $3,000.
- Handicapped Development Center, adjustable beds, $2,700.
- Harrison Elementary School, Davenport, therapy dog training, $3,000.
- Girl Scout Troop 1730, Davenport: start-up supplies, $250.
- NAMI, Mississippi Valley, youth mental health support, $2,500.
- CASI (Center for Active Senior), adaptive fitness equipment, $3,000.
- Children’s Therapy Center, Davenport, 20 therapy units, $1,000.
- Special Olympics, East Iowa, bowling competition, $2,500.
- Project Renewal, summer youth program, $3,000.
- Family Resources, youth comfort rooms, $2,980.
- River Action, Inc., cops, kids, kayaks, canoes, $1,800.
- Gigi’s Playhouse, kitchen renovation, furnishings, $1,350.
- North Scott School District, student-built home tools, $2,940.
- Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department, self-Contained Breathing Apparatus replacement, $2,000.
- Alan Shepard Elementary, North Scott, sensory playground equipment, $3,000.
- Hope at Brick House, Davenport, equipment, furnishings, $2,665.
- Pregnancy Resources, new baby bags, $1,000.
- Mid-City High School, Davenport School District, urban farm, $1,000.
- Davenport Fraternal Order of Police, Thanksgiving meal baskets, $3,000.
- Davenport West High School, sweatshirts for mentors, $500.
- Davenport North High School, sweatshirts for mentors, $3,000.
- Long Grove Civic League, can donation center, $315.
- Bethany for Children & Families, teen pregnancy program expansion, $3,000.
In addition to the grants, the North Scott Rotary will award two $15,000 Impact Grants to be announced later in June.