2012 Grants

Allen Memorial Hospital/Together for Youth $20,000.00
    Community Health Education
ArtHaus $1,500.00
    Youth Scholarships
ASPIRE TRP, Inc. $5,000.00
    Scholarships/Operating Support
Back to School Project $3,000.00
    Back to School Supplies
BCLUW Community School District $2,600.00
    Industrial Arts/Garden Shed
Big Brothers Big Sisters of NE Iowa $15,000.00
    Successful Mentoring in Black Hawk County
Black Hawk County Health Department $16,000.00
    Blue Zones Project
Black Hawk County Youth Shelter $2,500.00
    Operating Support
Black Hawk – Grundy Mental Heath Center $500.00
    Graduation Celebration
Boys & Girls Clubs of Black Hawk County $40,000.00
    Great Futures Start Here – Operational Support
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools $10,000.00
    English Language Learners  (ELL)
Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association $1,000.00
    Operating Support
Cedar Valley Preschool & Childcare $5,000.00
    Building Renovation Project
Christian Community Development/House of Hope $6,800.00
    Technology Support & Lab Equipment
Communities in Schools of Cedar Valley $5,000.00
    Success Street
Covenant Auxiliary $4,000.00
Elkader, City of $3,500.00
    Playground Equipment
Excellence in Education Enrichment Grants  
    AEA 267 $25,730.00
    Keystone AEA $25,730.00
Family & Children’s Council of Black Hawk County $15,000.00
    Operating & Capacity Building
First Children’s Finance  $15,000.00
    Financial Support for Child Care Organizations in Black Hawk Co.
Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western ILL $5,000.00
    Youth Leadership Development Program
Grin & Grow Child Care $5,000.00
    Helping At-Risk Children To Succeed
Grout Museum District $20,000.00
    Intern/Education Program
Hawkeye Community College   
    R.J. McElroy Minority Scholarships $50,000.00
    STEM Exploration Camps $5,000.00
    Temporary Childcare & Emergency Transportation Assistance Fund $5,000.00
Invent Now $5,000.00
    Camp Invention Scholarships
Iowa College Foundation $20,000.00
    McElroy Student/Faculty Research Program
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation $40,000.00
    Robert R. Buckmaster Internship Program
Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa $15,000.00
    Educational Programs
KBBG-FM Radio $12,500.00
    Educational Programs
La Porte City Preschool Association, Inc.  $3,000.00
    Scholarships/2012 & 2013
Leave A Legacy Iowa $300.00
Main Street Waterloo $2,000.00
    Children’s Acitivities for MWD Festival
McGregor-Marquette Center for the Arts $1,500.00
    Afterschool Arts Program
National Wrestling Hall of Fame $5,000.00
    Wrestling For A Reason
Northeast Iowa Community College $20,000.00
    Scholarship Program
Northeast Iowa Food Bank $25,000.00
    Capital Campaign
Operation Threshold $7,500.00
    Youth Employment Pilot
Ossian DeSales Child Care Center $4,000.00
    A Bigger Shoe Project
Robey Memorial Library $15,000.00
    Library Expansion
Sartori Auxiliary $2,000.00
Small World Preschool $3,000.00
    Playground Renovation & Equipment
Thunder Rode, Inc. $500.00
    Alternative Learning for Individuals w/Special Needs
Turkey Valley School District $3,500.00
    Preschool Playground & Play Space
University of Northern Iowa Foundation
    Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Improvements $95,000.00
    JEPC Student Fellowships/Unique Support $10,000.00
    Student Business Incubator $60,000.00
    Reading Recovery Teacher Training $30,000.00
Valley Lutheran School $1,750.00
    New Playground
Variety – The Children’s Charity $2,000.00
    2012 Bikes for Kids
Veterans Memorial Hospital Nursing Council/ $2,000.00
  Healing Hearts Infant Support Group – Thompson Shelter Playground Equipment
Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley
    Mayor’s Top Teen Award $500.00
    Service-Learning & After School Youth Volunteer Programs $3,000.00
Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony $15,000.00
    Education Program – Scholarships, Internship & Ticket Subsidy
Waterloo Community Playhouse $20,000.00
    Black Hawk Children’s Theatre
Waterloo Community Schools Foundation $50,000.00
    Operating Support
Waterloo Fire Rescue $1,000.00
    Fire PALS Translation of Materials
Waterloo Development Corporation  $530,000.00
    Cedar Valley SportsPlex
West Union Park & Recreation $5,000.00
    Clark Park Renovation
Wieting Theatre $5,000.00
    Wieting Theatre Restoration Project
Youth Emergency Funds  $15,950.00