Recent Grant Awards

Recent Grant Awards

2016 Community Grant Awards
   All Care Health Center - Emergency Defibrillator for its MOHM's Place Clinic                                $740
   Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands - Community Based Mentoring Program Supplies         $500
   Bluffs Arts Council - Music & Movies in the Park Promotional Materials                                           $1,000
   Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands - Books for "Readers to Leaders" Summer Program                $500
   Boys Town of Iowa - Common Sense Parenting Class Supplies                                                             $600
   Care & Share House - Cooling Storage Unit for Food Supplies                                                              $1,000
   Centro Latino of Iowa - Family Support Services                                                                                      $1,300
   Chanticleer Community Theater - Costumes for the Annual Children's Production                         $1,000
   Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus Foundation - Children and Family Events                    $700
   CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs - Supplies for Therapeutic Recreation Programming                  $500
   Christian Worship Center - Emergency Shelter and Meal Supplies                                                      $800
   City of Avoca - Holidays on Main Event                                                                                                      $525
   City of Avoca - Main Street Farmer's Market Entertainment                                                                 $775
   Completely KIDS - Afterschool Programming at the Phoenix House                                                   $1,700
   Connections Area Agency on Aging - Council Bluffs Meals on Wheels Program                               $1,500
   Council Bluffs Pantry Association - Food Items for Pantry Clients                                                       $1,390
   Council Bluffs Public Library - Historic Newspaper Archive                                                                  $1,250
   Council Bluffs Trees Forever - Heart of the City Tree Planting                                                              $1,000
   Crescent Food Pantry - Food Pantry Supplies                                                                                           $800
   Crossroads of Western Iowa - The "Fresh Start" Program                                                                      $800
   FAMILY, Inc. - Books for the Increasing Literacy Program                                                                    $1,000
   First Church of the Nazarene - "Friendship Pantry" Supplies                                                                $500
   Friends of the Council Bluffs Public Library - Upgrades to the Friends' Bookstore at Library       $500
   Friends of the Union Pacific Museum - Youth Tours for Local Students                                             $1,000
   Goodwill Industries, Inc. - Work Experience Program                                                                            $1,000
   HOPE-Net Ministries - Pathways Job Training Program                                                                        $500
   Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital Foundation - Pharmacy Voucher Program                         $1,000
   Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network - Mental Health Court Participant Incentives        $800
   MICAH House - Food Pantry Supplies                                                                                                        $1,300
   New Horizon Presbyterian Church - "Trunk or Treat" Community Event                                           $500
   Oakland Historical Society - Landscaping at Rainbow Girls Memorial Garden                                 $1,000
   Omaha Theater Company - Field Trips for Council Bluffs First Grade Students                               $500
   Progressive Agriculture Foundation - 2017 Agriculture Safety Day at Westfair                                 $1,000
   Rotary Foundation of Council Bluffs - 5th Grade Career Fair - 2017                                                    $500
   Share My Smile - Foster Children Birthday Program                                                                               $500
   S.O.L.A.S. (Support Our Local Animal Shelter) - Spaying and Neutering Services                           $500
   Teammates Mentoring Program - "We R the Future" Graduating Seniors Celebration                   $900
   The Center - Brain Fitness Class Supplies                                                                                                  $570
   The Salvation Army - Food Pantry Supplies                                                                                               $800
   U.M.B.A. (Underwood Memorial Building Association) - July 4th Celebration                                 $500
   West Pottawattamie County Master Gardeners - Mick Ryan Memorial Garden at Westfair          $750
   YMCA - "Bringing the Fun" Community Outreach Program                                                                  $1,000
  
2015 Community Grant Awards
   All Care Health Center - Homeless Medication Assistance                                                                    $2,000
    ALS in the Heartland - ALS Emergency Preparedness Kits                                                                   $1,010    
    American Cancer Society - Local "Relay for Life" Supplies                                                                    $2,000
    American Red Cross - Loess Hills Chapter, Home Fire Preparedness                                                 $500
    Bluffs Arts Council - Camp Scholarships for Pottawattamie County Youth                                        $500
    Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands - After School Program Supplies in                                               $500
           Council Bluffs and Carter Lake                                                             
    Brush Up Nebraska - Paint Supplies for Homes in Pottawattamie County                                         $2,500
    Centro Latino of Iowa - Local Interpretive Services                                                                                 $2,000
    City of Council Bluffs Fire Department - Preservation Plans for Historic                                           $2,000
           Bell Tower                                                                                                                             
    Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance - Improvements to Front                                              $350
           Sidewalk of the Bregant House                                                                                        
    Crossroads of Western Iowa - Installation of Automated External                                                       $1,250
           Defibrillator (AED)
    East Pottawattamie Soil & Water Conservation District - Stream Signage                                          $1,162
    First Church of the Nazarene - "Friendship Pantry" Food Supplies                                                      $2,000
    Heartland Christian School - Track & Field Equipment                                                                          $2,000
    Heartland Family Service - Food Supplies for Healthy Family Living Activities                                $500
    Inter-Faith Response - Emergency Assistance Fund                                                                                $2,000
    Iowa Dental Foundation - Dental Equipment for local "Mission of Mercy"                                        $2,000
    Iowa Western Community College Foundation - Arts Center Programming                                      $1,000
    Joslyn Art Museum - Transportation for Council Bluffs 2nd Graders                                                  $1,000
    Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska - Local Boutique Incentive Supplies                                      $500
    MICAH House Corporation - Basic Needs and Food Supplies                                                               $500
    MOHM's Place/Joshua House - Groceries for Homeless Shelter                                                          $1,000
    Pottawattamie County Conservation Board - Construction of Outdoor Bird                                      $2,000
          Exhibit & Observation Station at Hitchcock Nature Center
    Pottawattamie County Trail Association - Marketing Materials for Trails                                          $2,500
           Fundraising
    Southwest Iowa Nature Trails - Wabash Trace Signage Near Council Bluffs                                      $500
    Ted E. Bear Hollow - Supplies for "Grief Support" Camp                                                                        $780
    West Pottawattamie Soil & Water Conservation District - Stream Signage                                        $1,000