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Posted on: September 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $165,000 in Economic and Community Development Funds

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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

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


Matthew 25

Healthy Time Check Program


Prospect Meadows

Completion of Main Entrance Building


Riverview Center

Linn County Sexual Assault/Abuse Crisis Response Program


Tanager Place

The Meraki Institute of Learning


The History Center

Outdoor Improvements Capital Campaign





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