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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $200,000 in Economic and Community Development Funds

13 Local Groups Receive Economic Community Development Funds

The Linn County Board of Supervisors this week awarded $200,000 in economic and community development funding to 13 organizations in Linn County. Total requests for this year’s funding was almost $330,000.

The following organizations were awarded economic development funding this year:

  • African American Museum: Voices Inspiring Progress Capital Project  $30,000
  • Affordable Housing Network: Sustaining Wellington Heights Neighborhood Progress  $13,000
  • City of Springville: Emmons Park  $22,500
  • Eastern Iowa Arts Academy: Arts VanGo!  $10,000
  • Hiawatha Public Library: $5,000
  • Junior Achievement: It All Adds Up  $9,000
  • Linn County Freedom Rock Foundation: Linn County Freedom Rock  $19,000
  • Linn-Mar Community School DistrictVenture Academics  $15,000
  • Marion Public Library: $10,000
  • NewBo Market: The Hatchery Program    $22,000
  • Riverview Center: Trauma Informed Care   $16,000
  • Tanager Place: Freedom Schools Afterschool Program   $21,500
  • Trees Forever: Our Woodland Symposium   $7,000

The purpose of the Linn County Economic and Community Development Fund is 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

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