Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation announces grants

40 projects to receive over $116,000.

Posted: Jun 28, 2018 3:16 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – Over $116,000 is going to 40 community projects thanks to the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation

The grant awards were announced at Thursday’s annual ceremony.

“The work these deserving organizations do to create a stronger county is critical to making our communities places where everyone can thrive,” said Paula Petersburg, Cerro Gordo County committee chair. “The Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation is proud to be a partner in their work, and we are thankful for the generosity of community-minded people who make this impact possible.”

Grant recipients and the project the grant will fund are listed below by funding areas.

Art & Culture:
• Central Gardens of North Iowa, Irrigation and Other Improvements, $1,100
• City of Mason City, Cannonball Gardens - Pathway Extension, $2,000
• City of Mason City, MacNider Museum - DVR Projector Replacement, $1,200
• Mason City Downtown Association Main Street Mason City, Friday Night Live, $1,750

Community Betterment:
• City of Rockwell, Library -Updating for Changing Times, $2,000
• City of Swaledale, City Park Playground Equipment, $2,789
• City of Thornton, Community Center - Replace Kitchen, Hall and Restroom Flooring, $2,500
• Crime Stoppers of North Central Iowa, TipSoft Software, $800
• Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa, Empowering a Financially Capable and Career Ready Society in Cerro Gordo County, $1,500
• Mason City Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Vision North Iowa, $15,138
• North Iowa Events Center, Marion E. Olson Building ADA Bathroom Improvements, $5,000
• River City Sculptures on Parade, Building Our Brand Mural Project, $3,000
• VFW Post 733 San Juan-Marne, Lighting Project, $800

Education:
• Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates (I-JAG), iJAG: Transforming At-Risk Students into
Future-Ready Graduates in Mason City, $5,000
• Mason City Community Schools, Art Department - Visual Art Display Boards, $776
• Mason City Family YMCA, Youth Gym, Aquatic and STEM Program Supplies, $3,000
• Newman Catholic School System, Mystery Science K-5, $1,500
• North Central Iowa Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture Education in Cerro Gordo County Schools, $2,000
• North Iowa Area Community College Foundation, NIACC and NC3: Auto and Diesel Credentialing for a Stronger Workforce, $4,000

Health:
• Cerro Gordo County Board of Health- Public Health Department, Healthy Kids = Clever Kids, $2,750
• Elderbridge Agency on Aging, Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC), $2,500
• Rockwell-Swaledale Emergency Medical Team, Cold Weather Personal Protective Equipment, $3,300

Historic Preservation
• Mason City Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Community Benefit - Historic Egloff House Restoration, $2,000
Human Service:
• Camp Tanglefoot, Equipment for New Indoor Program Space, $2,130
• City of Mason City, Police Department - Weapon-Mounted LED Lights Phase II, $2,500
• City of Rockwell, Fire Service - Fire Hose Project, $2,500
• City of Swaledale, Fire Department - Backup Generator, $5,929
• Community Kitchen of North Iowa, Replacement of Workspace and Bathroom Countertops, $3,932
• Elderbridge Agency on Aging, Material Aid Program, $2,500
• Francis Lauer Youth Services, Air Handler Motor Replacement, $2,300
• Habitat for Humanity North Central Iowa, Modular Ramps for Home Repair, $2,500
• Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind, IRIS in Cerro Gordo County 2018, $1,000
• Lutheran Services in Iowa, New Parent and Parents as Teachers Program in Cerro Gordo County, $1,000
• North Iowa Vocational Center, Community Employment Supports, $2,000
• Northern Lights Alliance for the Homeless, Operation Sudsy Duds, $1,500
• One Vision, Development Office Technology Upgrade, $2,200
• Our Loving Children, Community Inclusion, $1,500
• Thornton Volunteer Fire Association, Turnout Gear Purchase, $5,000
• Ventura Firefighters Association, Personal Protective Equipment, $5,000

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