The Harrison County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $82,900 were awarded to Harrison County nonprofit organizations and community projects. With these grants, the Harrison County Community Foundation has distributed over $3.4 million in grants and scholarships over the last 23 years.
The following organizations were awarded grants by the Harrison County Community Foundation Advisory Board:
- City of Modale – $6,455, Modale Park Revitalization
- City of Mondamin – $7,200, City Park Walking Trail
- City of Pisgah – $8,900, Personal Protective Gear for Fire Department
- City of Woodbine – $7,500, Outdoor Sirens
- Dunlap Volunteer Fire and Rescue – $20,275, Replace Soon-to-be Obsolete Defibrillators
- Harrison County Conservation Board – $2,000, Murray Hill Scenic Overlook
- Harrison County Genealogical Society – $2,960, Computer/Printer/Software Purchase
- Loess Hills Youth Shooting Sports – $4,600, Phase II Container Interior Preparation
- Logan Public Library – $7,120, Elevator Upgrade
- Modale Public Library – $4,200, Ceiling, Lighting, and Insulation Project
- Rand Community Center – $10,000, Infrastructure Repair of Parking Lot
- Woodbine Saddle Club – $1,690, Water Line Replacement and Freezer
All grantees met the criteria as Harrison County nonprofit agencies or organizations with charitable missions supporting community needs in the areas of civic engagement, culture, health, education, and social services. Only organizations providing services in Harrison County were eligible to apply.
These grant funds were made possible by the generosity of donors to the Harrison County Community Foundation and the following charitable funds through the community foundation: Kathryn Heistand Walpus Endowed Fund for Woodbine; Lloyd and Donna Leonard Endowed Fund; Missouri Valley Community Foundation Endowment Fund; Pisgah Community Endowed Fund; Wubbena C. Rand Endowed Fund; and Richard and Kathryn Randall Endowed Fund.
The Harrison County Community Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses, and organizations to create permanent and expendable funds—such as those above—that address changing, vital community needs and interests. To inquire about donating to the Harrison County Community Foundation, please contact the Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa staff or any board member listed below. Gifts to permanently endowed funds through the Harrison County Community Foundation may be eligible to receive a 25% Endow Iowa Tax Credit.
Board members of the Harrison County Community Foundation are Chair, Treva Block of Dunlap; Vice Chair, Mike Carson of Pisgah; Secretary/Treasurer, Ragene Darling of Logan; Barbara Oliver of Logan; Noel Sherer of Woodbine; Jay Smith of Missouri Valley; and Kerry Stueve of Missouri Valley.
For information about donating or establishing an individual foundation/fund, please contact Stacey Goodman, Iowa Foundations Director, at 800-794-3458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.