The Ida County Community Betterment Foundation (ICCBF), an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation, recently awarded grants totaling $101,403 to nonprofit organizations in support of projects and programs throughout Ida County. This brings the total grants awarded to over $1.2 million since the first grants were made in 2006.
The following grant awards were announced at a special event held at the Battle Creek Alumni Shelter in Battle Creek, IA on May 5:
|Name||Project Title||Grant Amount|
|Arthur Public Library||Library Holdings Automation||$3,130.67|
|Battle Creek Public Library||Technology Center||$4,525.00|
|Camp High Hopes||Summer Sleep Away Camp Support||$3,500.00|
|City of Arthur||Welcome Signs City of Arthur||$6,217.60|
|Dibbern Post #454, The American Legion||Metal Covering Roof and Wall||$10,000.00|
|Galva Township Fireboard Inc.||Fire Station Roof Replacement||$10,000.00|
|Holstein Cemetery Association||Holstein Cemetery Software||$10,000.00|
|Holstein Chamber of Commerce||Holstein Welcome Sign Project||$10,000.00|
|Ida County Agricultural Society Inc||Fairground Storm Shelter/Handicap Bathroom||$10,000.00|
|Ida County Conservation Foundation||Conservation Center Parking Lot||$10,000.00|
|Ida Grove Foundation, Inc.||King Theatre Renovation||$10,000.00|
|Ida Services, Inc.||ISI Agency Vehicle Proposal||$10,000.00|
|Sealed with A Kid Daycare DBA Kidzone||Shed & Shade||$4,030.00|
The ICCBF was formally established in 2005 through affiliation with the Siouxland Community Foundation and is governed by a local ten-member advisory board composed of representatives from each of the five communities in Ida County: Arthur, Battle Creek, Galva, Holstein, and Ida Grove.
The mission of the ICCBF is to promote philanthropy, serve as a vehicle to carry out the charitable objectives of donors, build endowments, identify needs, and make grants for the benefit of the citizens and communities of Ida County.
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