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Non-Profits Awarded Grants from Foundation for Future of Delaware County

Nearly thirty local non-profits recently received grants from the Foundation for the Future of Delaware County.

Over $110,000 in grants have been given to benefit projects happening in our local communities. 


Grants were awarded this year to: 


Abbe Center for Community Mental Health for outdoor furniture 

Backbone Lake Promotion Assoc. for Backbone Bluegrass Festival

City of Colesburg for welcome sign

City of Delaware for playground safety 

City of Dundee for playground improvement 

City of Earlville Fire and Ambulance Dept. for extrication tools 

City of Edgewood for little league dugouts 

City of Hopkinton Public Library for programming 

City of Ryan for pickleball court fencing

Delaware County Economic Development for school to work program

Delaware County Emergency Management for a crisis canine 

Delaware County Fair Society for stormwater mitigation plan 

Delaware County Historical Society for Imagination Library 

Delaware County Sheriff’;s Office for patrol thermal unit 

Delaware County Suicide Coalition for My Ascension screening program 

Kid Project Child Care Center for gym safety in new facility

Earlville Athletics Association for infield revitalization 

Ed-Co Learn Create Compete for shop tools

Family’s Helping Hand for Family Resource Center food pantry 

Friends of Manchester Fish Hatchery for kiosk and signage

Greeley Keep Iowa Beautiful for seasonal banners

Hopkinton Little League for visitor seating 

Iowa College Access Network for high school preparedness and financial aid access 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach – Delaware County for school enrichment programming 

Manchester Public Library for children’s library technology 

Maquoketa Valley Community School District for middle school character strong curriculum 

Operation Santa Claus for Delaware County families 

Regional Medical Center for Future Nurses: The Next Generation of Superheroes

West Delaware Community School District for welding program 


Grants are made possible because of funds received each year from the State of Iowa County Endowment Program. Seventy-five percent of the money received is granted out, while 25% is maintained in a permanent endowment, with the income to be distributed in future years.



photos courtesy of FFDC

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