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Adams Community Foundation awards grants

Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:58 a.m. CDT

CORNING — Since 1988, Adams Community Foundation has been awarding grants to nonprofits located in or serving Adams County. This year Adams Community Foundation hit a new milestone, passing 3/4 of a million dollars in reinvestment in the Adams County community. These dollars have had a major impact on the community and the foundation continues to be a resource for community betterment.

Grants awarded in 2014 totaled just more than $100,000 and were awarded to:

• Corning Public Library, computers, $3,300

• Prescott Public Library, large print books, $1,750

• Clarence Kline Museum, computer and software, $2,000

• French Icarian Colony Foundation, kitchen and sanitation system – year one, $10,000

• City of Corning, new pavilion – part one, $25,000

• Adams County Conservation Board, Timber Ridge campground improvements, $25,000

• Adams County 4-H Safety Education and Shooting Sports, training for instructors, $750

• City of Nodaway, drainage tiles, $4,400

• Hearts and Hugs Daycare, purchase and renovation of daycare center, $25,000

• Adams Community Foundation, software update, $1,600

• City of Corning, new pavilion – part two, $5,000

Grant application deadlines are the second Friday in January and June of each year. Organizations must be tax-exempt, nonprofit entities classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization or a government body (school, city, county) providing services within Adams County. Tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations not listed as a 501(c)(3) may also qualify by being sponsored by a 501(c)(3) as their fiscal sponsor.

For more information about Adams Community Foundation, visit www.adamcountyiowa.com.

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