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The Linn County Board of Supervisors recently awarded $165,000 in economic and community development funding to 12 Linn County organizations.
“As stewards of these dollars, it is our responsibility to invest in community projects that will have a broad impact on the quality of life of Linn County residents. We are pleased to support these diverse organizations and the work they do to help our community grow,” said Linn County Supervisor Chair Stacey Walker
Twenty-five organizations applied for funding with requests totaling almost $500,000.
The Linn County Economic and Community Development Fund was established to foster and support economic growth and enhance quality of life in Linn County. This is an annual competitive application process. For more information, visit LinnCounty.org/EconomicDevelopment.
The following organizations were awarded economic development funding this year:
Affordable Housing Network
Sustaining Wellington Heights Neighborhood Progress
Feed Iowa First
Expansion of Equitable Land Access
Friends of Marion Carnegie Library
Dolly Parton Imagination Library
NTS Hybrid Vehicle
Indian Creek Nature Center
Chainsaw Academy Bur Oak Land Trust collaboration post-derecho land mgt.
Lisbon History Center Foundation
Lead paint removal of west façade of Lisbon History Center
Marion Chamber of Commerce
Marion Welcome Center in Uptown Marion
Healthy Time Check Program
Completion of Main Entrance Building
Linn County Sexual Assault/Abuse Crisis Response Program
The Meraki Institute of Learning
The History Center
Outdoor Improvements Capital Campaign