Wright County Charitable Foundation Spring Cycle


 Sara Sheller, Marketing Specialist
Wright County Economic Development

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


Belmond 4th of July Celebration


Belmond Community Hospital DBA Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond


Specialty Clinic New Procedure Chair & Light


Belmond Fire Dept. Foundation


Radio Communication


Belmond Park Board


Crown Point Park Basketball Court Resurfacing


Boy Scouts Troop 17 - Kayne Carlson Eagle Scout Project


9 Hole Disc Golf Course Eagle Scout Project


Clarion Fitness Center


Clarion Fitness Center Expansion


Clarion Volunteer Fire Company, Incorporated


Extrication Stabilization Kit & Safety Gloves


Crossroads Youth & Family Center


Exterior North Wall Repair


Eagle Grove Memorial Library Non-Profit Corporation


Technology Enhancement


Goldfield Women's Club


Playground Equipment Installation


GoServ Global


Exterior Remodel


Iowa College Access Network


Future Ready Iowa: Wright County FAFSA Completion


Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation - Clarion


Inpatient Floor IV Stands


Wright County Conservation Board


Lake Cornelia Park Kayaks & Trailer


Wright County District Junior Fair


Agricultural Education at the Fair


Wright County Economic Development Marketing Fund


Master Trails Plan


Wright County Farm Bureau & Wright County ISU Extension


Wright County 3rd Grade Safety Day Camp


Wright County Fire Association


Wright Co. Fire Association Expenses


Wright County Historical Preservation


Wright Co. Courtroom Rehab Project