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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $140,000 in Economic Development Funding

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors last week awarded $140,000 in economic development funding to 11 Linn County organizations.

Twenty-six organizations applied for funding with total requests exceeding $545,000.

The Linn County Economic Development Fund was established to foster and support economic growth and enhance quality of life in Linn County. This is a competitive application process. Applications are accepted on an annual basis. For more information, visit www.linncounty.org/economicdevelopment

The following organizations were awarded economic development funding this year:

ORGANIZATIONPROJECTAMOUNT FUNDED
Alburnett Community Diamond Club
Three new public use restrooms
$15,000
American Legion Post 679Install ADA restroom and kitchen
$9,000
City of Marion and Marion Independent School District
10 ft. wide side path connecting school buildings
$10,000
City of Walker
Convert purchased building into City Hall/Community Center
$20,000
Entrepreneurial Development Center (EDC)
Sponsor 2018 “Innovation Expo"
$7,000
Feed Iowa First
Expand fresh food access for low-income families
$7,500
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP)
Supplement weekend food totes for low-income families
$12,500
Leaders, Builders and Achievers Foundation CRCSD
CR Dreams programming for at-risk high school youth
$20,000
Linn County Continuum of Care
Overflow Winter Shelter System
$17,000
Trees Forever
12th Annual Our Woodland Legacy Symposium
$4,500
YMCA Camp Wapsie
Replace kitchen exhaust; land purchase
$17,500
TOTAL
$140,000








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