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.