The Dallas County Foundation (DCF) recognized 35 non-profits by awarding $95,706 in grant checks on Tuesday, April 30 at the American Legion Post in Van Meter. Each year, grants are awarded to improve the quality of life to those fortunate enough to call Dallas County “home.”
In partnership with Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation, the Dallas County Foundation was awarded an additional $43,047.00 for broad-based community improvement projects making for a combined total of $138,753 in betterment grants in 2019.
Since its inception in 2005, the DCF has awarded over $1,327,677 to over 220 projects in Dallas County. These grant dollars have been used to enhance large and small community organizations throughout the county.
The DCF mission is to continue funding projects and local initiatives that strengthen our communities now and well into the future. A listing of funded projects from 2006 to 2019 can be viewed at www.dallascountyfoundation.org.
The Dallas County Foundation is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.
For more information, please visit www.dallascountyfoundation.org.
The Perry area organizations that received grants include:
Dallas Co. Sheriff Benevolent Association
Bullet Proof Vests $5.000
Dallas Co. Homecare Services
Food Proofer Cabinet $750
Dallas Co. Habitat for Humanity
Pilot Program-CAPABLE $4,000
Dallas Co. Hospital Foundation
Childhood Obesity Program $1,500
Fullhart Carnegie Trust
Wall of Witness Plaque $1,000
Perry Alano Club
New flooring/paint - $2,500
Perry Middle School
Art Room Renovations - $6,000
Makerspace Lab/STEAM - $7,500
Perry Lutheran Home
Rehab Equipment - $778
Perry Acorns & Oaks Daycare
Portable Room Dividers $1,115
Perry Parks & Rec
Swim Team horn/back up/timing - $1,000
PRESBY Childcare Center
Toys, furnishings, equipment - $1,000
MS/HS Library Update - $5,000
Woodward-Granger School Foundation
Auditorium Seating Update - $9,000