2019 community
grants recipients

American Midwest Ballet, $1,000 for education and outreach programs

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, $500 for Smart Girls program

Carson Business Club, $1,000 for block party celebration

Carson Community Rodeo, $2,500 for Carson Rodeo VIP booths

Carson Fire and Rescue, $1,500 for emergency pager notification upgrades

Chanticleer Inc. $1,000 for G2K Once Upon a Mattress

Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus, $500 for back to school extravaganza

Children’s Square U.S.A. $5,000 to support automobile purchase

City of Avoca, $1,000 for 2019 Holidays on Main

City of Avoca, $1,000 for entertainment and customer engagement on Avoca Main Street

Completely KIDS, $1,000 for Phoenix House Family Services

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation, $1,000 for summer Read & Feed program

Crescent Food Pantry, $500 for food supplies

East and West Pottawattamie Soil and Water Conservation Districts, $1,000 for Pottawattamie County Rural Ramble

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, $1,000 for for mechanical engineering badges and GoldieBlox

Golden Hills RC&D, $900 for Lewis and Clark Elementary School garden project

Golden Hills RC&D, $1,000 for Southwest Iowa Art Tour 2019

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs, $1,500 for home ownership

Impact Hill, $1,000 for Impact Hill Summer Camps 2019

Inter-Faith Response, $1,000 for the emergency assistance fund

Iowa Legal Aid, $1,050 for technology for disaster relief outreach

Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital Foundation, $1,000 Caring for Our Communities in Southwest Iowa

Joslyn Art Museum, $1,000 for Art for All — access to the museum for Pottawattamie County Schools

League of Human Dignity, $1,500 for equipment loan and rental program

Micah House Corp,, $1,500 for Building Up Dreams Developing Youngsters (Buddy) program

New Horizon Presbyterian Church, $700 for community-wide fall celebration and Trunk or Treat

Oakland Historical Society, $700 for History & Me workshop

Oakland Volunteer Fire and Rescue Dept., $1,500 for helmet replacement project

Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty, $1,000 for southwest Iowa poverty alleviation initiative

Omaha Children’s Museum, $1,500 for partner school and welcome fund program

Omaha Conservatory of Music, $1,500 for String Sprouts in Pottawattamie County

Omaha Performing Arts, $1,000 for Musical Explorers program for Grades K-2 for Council Bluffs Public Schools

Omaha Symphony, $1,000 for 2019-20 Mission Imagination at Iowa Western

Open Door Mission, $1,000 for Council Bluffs Outreach/Donation Center; Homeless prevention

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment, $1,500 for Music and Movies in the Park

Share My Smile, $1,000 for Care for You Action

Southwest Iowa Mediation Center, $1,000 for Children in the Middle program

The Salvation Army-Council Bluffs Corps Community Center, $500 for food pantry for low-income residents of Pottawattamie County

Underwood Optimist Club, $1,700 for Stop the Bleed, final phase

Union Pacific Museum Association, $1,000 for Railroad Days community celebration

Vision Treynor Group, $500 for irrigation system for Treynor family recreation complex

Walnut Community Center Foundation, $2,500 for Wellness Center.