Ida County Community Betterment Foundation Awards 2023 Grants
The Ida County Community Betterment Foundation (ICCBF), an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation, recently awarded grants totaling over $128,000 to nonprofit organizations in support of projects and programs throughout Ida County. This brings the total grants awarded to over $1.6 million since the first grants were made in 2006.
“The Ida County Community Betterment Foundation is pleased to present a variety of grants that impact the quality of life for residents of Ida County,” stated Teresa Hunt, ICCBF Advisory Board Chair. The following grants were awarded on May 7 at the Galva Library. The ICCBF presented checks to the following organizations:
|Arthur Public Library||Community Center Kitchen and Restroom Renovation||$15,000.00|
|Battle Creek Community Ambulance||Auto Loader for Ambulance||$15,000.00|
|Battle Creek Public Library||Happy Birthday!||$2,000.00|
|City of Galva||Christmas Lighting||$2,000.00|
|Crooked Spurs National Wild Turkey Federation||CCRA Land Acquisition||$10,000.00|
|Galva Public Library||Entrance Renovation||$5,400.00|
|Galva Township Cemetery Association||Galva Township Cemetery Tree Removal||$10,000.00|
|Holstein Development Authority||North Main Street Community Park||$15,000.00|
|Ida County Conservation Foundation||Handicap Accessible Pier-Crawford Creek||$13,550.00|
|Ida County Historical Society||Moorehead House Museum Painting Project||$10,000.00|
|Little Raptor Daycare||Little Raptor Playground Project||$1,000.00|
|Lohff-Schumann Memorial Community Center||Gym Flooring Replacement||$15,000.00|
|Sealed With a Kid, Inc. DBA KidZone Child Care||Come Grow With Us||$15,000.00|
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.