Posted on: August 25, 2017

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

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded nearly $140,000 in economic development funding to 10 Linn County organizations.

Twenty-five organizations applied for funding with total requests exceeding $590,000.

The Linn County Economic Development Fund was established following the 2008 flood to foster and support economic growth and enhance quality of life throughout 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:

Creative Corridor Center for Equity
Empowerment Leadership Institute
Friends of Cedar Lake
Feasibility Study
GO Cedar Rapids
goCR Mobile Passport Program
Hawkeye Downs
North Exhibition Hall Upgrade
Legion Arts
Programming: Emphasis on Diversity, Residencies, Community Engagement
Career Exploration Booth
Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Development Group
Conversion of 1st St. Community Center Gym into Museum (Smithsonian Exhibit)
Prairieburg / Good Ole’ Boys
Rebuild Baker Community Park After Tornado Damage
Trees Forever
11th Annual Our Woodland Legacy Symposium
Willis Dady
Homeless Prevention Services



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