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Media Contact: Emily Toribio, Vice President of Marketing and Communications toribio@desmoinesfoundation.org, 515.979.6448     Disaster Recovery Funds Activated in Response to Flooding   Provides relief, support and response to disaster declared counties   NEWS RELEASE – Des Moines, IA – Disaster Recovery Funds (DRFs) have been activated across the region in support of vulnerable populations…

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The Buena Vista County Foundation is pleased to announce the ten recipients of the Spring 2024 Grants for a total award of $119,000.00.The Spring 2024 awardees include the following:First Luthern Church - $1,000.00 for an AED unitBuena Vista County Emergency Management Agency for $3,750.00 for dry hydrantsField of Dreams for $24,542.00 for a lighting project Newell Food Pantry for $14,400.00 for an addition to the pantry The City of Lakeside for $10,000.00 for the construction of a pickleball court City of Alta, IA for $14,938.00 for community building improvementsAlbert City Threshermen and Collectors Show for $7.057.00 for restoration of the roof on the old wooden siloSioux Rapids Fire Department for $20,500.00 for turnout gearReady, Set, GROW Learning Center for $16,574.00 for outdoor enhancementsSioux Rapids Historical Society for $7,000.00 for the Bring Our History to Light project Congratulations to all our awardees. The Buena Vista County Foundation received 16 applications in this grant cycle requesting $169,813.00. ... See MoreSee Less
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