Wright County Charitable Foundation Spring Cycle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2017

 Sara Sheller, Marketing Specialist
Wright County Economic Development
515-532-6422
ssheller@co.wright.ia.us

WRIGHT COUNTY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION CONDUCTS SPRING GRANTING CEREMONY
Grants awarded to 19 projects across the county totaling $45,050

Wright County, IA:

On July 26th, Wright County Charitable Foundation (WCCF) held its Spring Granting Ceremony. Held at the Rowan Public Library & Community Center at 5:00 p.m., the foundation awarded $45,050 to 19 projects county-wide. Since the first granting period in Spring 2006, the Wright County Charitable Foundation has granted $1,017,504 to worthy causes across the county, with completed projects totaling $11,070,954.74.

 The WCCF Grant Committee and the Youth Leadership Grant Committee separately reviewed each grant application. After their deliberations the two grant committees independently made their recommendations, with all grants receiving final approval by the full WCCF Board of Directors. There are two grant award cycles per year, in the Spring and Fall.

 Wright County Economic Development (WCED) administers grants for WCCF, and grant applications can be obtained at the WCED offices, lower level of the courthouse or online at the county’s web site, http://www.wrightcounty.org.

 The WCCF Youth Leadership Group:

            Belmond: Stephanie Naranjo, Mathew Fuls, Kara DePuew
            Clarion: Maya Jackson, Alexandra Keller, Brian Dean
            Eagle Grove: Hallie Jeske, Gage Behnkendorf, Greyson Davis

 WCCF Board of Directors:

Lennea Groom (President), Ron Bailey, Steve Been, Bob Powers, Todd Busemann, Missy Niederhauser, Craig Carlson, Jan Grandgeorge, Theresa Martin, Dennis Bowman, Mick Schmidt, and Jeanne Russell

 WCCF Endowment Building:

            Duane Asbe

 Wright County Economic Development:

            Bryce Davis (Director)
            Sara Sheller (Marketing Specialist)

  2017 Spring Granting Cycle Awards

Belmond 4th of July Planning Committee

$1,600.00

Belmond 4th of July Celebration

 

Belmond Community Hospital DBA Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond

$1,800.00

Specialty Clinic New Procedure Chair & Light

 

Belmond Fire Dept. Foundation

$3,000.00

Radio Communication

 

Belmond Park Board

$1,800.00

Crown Point Park Basketball Court Resurfacing

 

Boy Scouts Troop 17 - Kayne Carlson Eagle Scout Project

$3,350.00

9 Hole Disc Golf Course Eagle Scout Project

 

Clarion Fitness Center

$2,300.00

Clarion Fitness Center Expansion

 

Clarion Volunteer Fire Company, Incorporated

$2,800.00

Extrication Stabilization Kit & Safety Gloves

 

Crossroads Youth & Family Center

$1,000.00

Exterior North Wall Repair

 

Eagle Grove Memorial Library Non-Profit Corporation

$2,500.00

Technology Enhancement

 

Goldfield Women's Club

$8,850.00

Playground Equipment Installation

 

GoServ Global

$1,200.00

Exterior Remodel

 

Iowa College Access Network

$600.00

Future Ready Iowa: Wright County FAFSA Completion

 

Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion

$1,800.00

Inpatient Floor IV Stands

 

Wright County Conservation Board

$3,500.00

Lake Cornelia Park Kayaks & Trailer

 

Wright County District Junior Fair

$1,050.00

Agricultural Education at the Fair

 

Wright County Economic Development Marketing Fund

$2,900.00

Master Trails Plan

 

Wright County Farm Bureau & Wright County ISU Extension

$1,500.00

Wright County 3rd Grade Safety Day Camp

 

Wright County Fire Association

$1,500.00

Wright Co. Fire Association Expenses

 

Wright County Historical Preservation

$2,000.00

Wright Co. Courtroom Rehab Project

 

Total:

$45,050.00

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