Monona County Community Partners Foundation Awards 2023 Grants

The Monona County Community Partners Foundation (MCCPF) awarded grants totaling over $121,000 to nonprofit organizations in support of projects and programs throughout Monona County on April 22.  “Since the Monona County Community Partners Foundation was first established, it has granted a total of over $1.6 million in grants to non-profit organizations and projects that make Monona County a better place,” says Chip Collison, MCCPF Advisory Board Chair.  

The following grants were awarded:

Name                                                                     Project Title                                                       Grant Amount

Auxiliary of Pleasant View                                     Resident Multiuse Transport Van                         $6,000.00

Burgess Health Center                                          Learning for Life                                                  $1,500.00

Camp High Hopes                                                 2023 Summer Sleep Away Camp                        $2,500.00

City of Blencoe                                                      Park Improvement(s) Project                                $4,600.00

City of Castana                                                     Legion Hall Wheelchair Ramp and Roof               $12,700.00

City of Rodney                                                      Community Center Furnace                                 $8,200.00

City of Turin                                                          Community Building Bathroom Remodel             $3,724.00

City of Ute                                                             Insulation and Siding for Park Shelter House        $10,000.00

Franklin Go-Getters                                              ADA/Wheel Chair Playground Equipment            $15,000.00

Jordan Soldier Fire Department                            Let’s stay in touch-Updating Engine Radios          $10,000.00

Kiwanis Club of Onawa                                         Community Betterment Project                            $2,000.00

Loess Hills Hospitality Association                        Adventure Awaits in the Loess Hills                    $641.00

Mapleton Starspinners 4-H Club                           Pool House Refreshed                                         $7,000.00

Monona County Historic Preservation   Monona County Interpretive Panels                     $4,000.00

Moorhead Fire Department                                   Firefighter Lighting                                             $2,943.00

NAMI Southwest Iowa                                           NAMI Provider                                                   $2,500.00

Soldier American Legion Auxiliary                         Community Building Windows & Door Project     $10,500.00

Trivium Life Services                                             Onawa Residential Fresh Start Fund                    $1,000.00

Ute Fire Department                                             Cot Lift for Ute Ambulance                                  $10,000.00

West Central Community Action                           Food Pantry Scale                                                $1,000.00

Whiting Community School District                      Operation Building a Better Future                        $4,000.00

Whiting Public Library                                           Summer Literacy Support Project                         $1,500.00

 The MCCPF is an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation (SCF). SCF provides administrative and technical support to MCCPF. SCF was established in 1988 and is a nationally accredited community foundation. By using the SCF as a vehicle for accepting charitable gifts and distributing them through scholarships and grants to the community, MCCPF is able to connect people who care, with causes that matter.