- KCII Radio - http://kciiradio.com -

Third Quarter Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants Awarded


The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Competitive Grant Awards last night for the fall of 2011.  WCRF Board President, Tim Putney says over $650,000 in grants are for projects around the area that will serve diverse and important needs.

Some of the larger grants awarded were $80,000 for football and track lighting at Highland Community Schools, $62,500 to the Washington Athletic Booster Club for Phase 1 of Baseball Field Renovation and $45,000 to the Crawford Township Fire Association for fire truck replacement.

1. Keota Community Schools/Music Boosters for Musical Instruments $800

2. Washington Chamber of Commerce for Christmas Square Lighting $1,700

3. Lending Hands for Soft Water $1,920

4. Main Street Washington for Youth Art Show Exhibits & Displays $2,000

5. Mid-Prairie Community Schools for Kindergarten Technology $2,286

6. City of West Chester for Mail Shelter $2,500

7. Washington Community Schools for Contraption Challenge $2,500

8. Highland Community Schools for Robotics Science and Engineering $3,000

9. WACO Community Schools for Academic Quiz Bowl Competition $3,000

10. Washington County Extension for Snack-Nutrition Education $3,065

11. Washington Park Board for Handicap Accessible Sidewalk $4,400

12. Washington Community Schools for 3rd Grade Books for Library $4,500

13. Washington Community Schools for IPads for English Language $5,400

14. Washington Community Schools for IPads for Autistic Students $6,000

15. Old Creamery Theater Company for Production of “The Very Best of Me” $6,000

16. City of Brighton for Pumper Refurbishing and Comm. Equip $7,300

17. Riverside Ball Association for Backstop Replacement $7,750

18. Columbus Community Schools for After School Music Program $8,000

19. City of Brighton for Gateway Signage $10,500

20. Richmond Amvets for Heating and Air Conditioning $11,000

21. Keota Volunteer Fire Dept for Personal Protective Equipment $11,660

22. Washington Concert Association for Three Year Sponsorship $15,000

23. Mid-Prairie Community Schools for Kalona Elem Technology Upgrade $16,354

24. Rotary Clubs of Washington County for Rotary FAMSCO Truck $20,000

25. Main Street Washington for Main Street Incentive Fund $28,500

26. City of Ainsworth for Truck with Dump bed/Plow/Sander $30,000

27. Saint James Elementary School for Computer Lab $35,864

28. Crawford Township Fire Association for Fire Truck Replacement $45,000

29. Keota Community Schools for Technology Unlimited $45,338

30. Mid-Prairie Community Schools for Increasing Student Access to Tech $50,000

31. Washington County Conservation Board for Shared Use Pathway $50,000

32. Washington Athletic Booster Club for Phase 1 Baseball Field Renovation $62,500

33. City of Riverside for Riverside Splash Pad $70,000

34. Highland Community Schools for Football/ Track Lighting $80,000