2019 Community Grants Recipients

  • American Midwest Ballet, $1,000 for education and outreach programs
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, $500 for Smart Girls program
  • Carson Business Club, $1,000 for block party celebration
  • Carson Community Rodeo, $2,500 for Carson Rodeo VIP booths
  • Carson Fire and Rescue, $1,500 for emergency pager notification upgrades
  • Chanticleer Inc. $1,000 for G2K Once Upon a Mattress
  • Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus, $500 for back to school extravaganza
  • Children’s Square U.S.A. $5,000 to support automobile purchase
  • City of Avoca, $1,000 for 2019 Holidays on Main
  • City of Avoca, $1,000 for entertainment and customer engagement on Avoca Main Street
  • Completely KIDS, $1,000 for Phoenix House Family Services
  • Council Bluffs Schools Foundation, $1,000 for summer Read & Feed program
  • Crescent Food Pantry, $500 for food supplies
  • East and West Pottawattamie Soil and Water Conservation Districts, $1,000 for Pottawattamie County Rural Ramble
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, $1,000 for for mechanical engineering badges and GoldieBlox
  • Golden Hills RC&D, $900 for Lewis and Clark Elementary School garden project
  • Golden Hills RC&D, $1,000 for Southwest Iowa Art Tour 2019
  • Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs, $1,500 for home ownership
  • Impact Hill, $1,000 for Impact Hill Summer Camps 2019
  • Inter-Faith Response, $1,000 for the emergency assistance fund
  • Iowa Legal Aid, $1,050 for technology for disaster relief outreach
  • Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital Foundation, $1,000 Caring for Our Communities in Southwest Iowa
  • Joslyn Art Museum, $1,000 for Art for All — access to the museum for Pottawattamie County Schools
  • League of Human Dignity, $1,500 for equipment loan and rental program
  • Micah House Corp,, $1,500 for Building Up Dreams Developing Youngsters (Buddy) program
  • New Horizon Presbyterian Church, $700 for community-wide fall celebration and Trunk or Treat
  • Oakland Historical Society, $700 for History & Me workshop
  • Oakland Volunteer Fire and Rescue Dept., $1,500 for helmet replacement project
  • Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty, $1,000 for southwest Iowa poverty alleviation initiative
  • Omaha Children’s Museum, $1,500 for partner school and welcome fund program
  • Omaha Conservatory of Music, $1,500 for String Sprouts in Pottawattamie County
  • Omaha Performing Arts, $1,000 for Musical Explorers program for Grades K-2 for Council Bluffs Public Schools
  • Omaha Symphony, $1,000 for 2019-20 Mission Imagination at Iowa Western
  • Open Door Mission, $1,000 for Council Bluffs Outreach/Donation Center; Homeless prevention
  • Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment, $1,500 for Music and Movies in the Park
  • Share My Smile, $1,000 for Care for You Action
  • Southwest Iowa Mediation Center, $1,000 for Children in the Middle program
  • The Salvation Army-Council Bluffs Corps Community Center, $500 for food pantry for low-income residents of Pottawattamie County
  • Underwood Optimist Club, $1,700 for Stop the Bleed, final phase
  • Union Pacific Museum Association, $1,000 for Railroad Days community celebration
  • Vision Treynor Group, $500 for irrigation system for Treynor family recreation complex
  • Walnut Community Center Foundation, $2,500 for Wellness Center.