HCCF announces grants

By: Donovan W. Mann – donovanm@977thebolt.com

Humboldt County, IA – The Humboldt County Community Foundation is providing grants to area non-profits.

Foundation President Alissa O’Connor says that they have provided $109,500 in grant funding this past week. In total 12 organizations received a grant for 2021.

The Renwick Fire Department (building addition project) and Humboldt County Ministerial Association (food pantry renovations) both received $25,000. The Humboldt Music Boosters received $10,000 for their grand piano project.

The Humboldt Community School District received two grants. One was for $7,500 for Mease Elementary School’s playground. The second was for $7,000 to the Building Trades program for an enclosed trailer.

Other groups receiving grant funding from the HCCF:

  • Two Rivers Jr. Pistol SPP (Humboldt Rifle and Pistol Club), Outdoor Range improvements, $6,850.
  • Food Bank of Iowa, Fighting Childhood Hunger in Humboldt County, $7,500
  • Humboldt County Historical Association, Rain Harvest System, $7,000.
  • Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc., Back to School Program, $2,500.
  • City of Livermore (Team Livermore), Park Improvements, $5,500
  • Humboldt County Conservation, Sheldon Park Trail Extension, $2,650
  • Humboldt Movie Group, Inc., Further Handicap Accessability & A/C Upgrade to Concession Stand, $3,000.

The Humboldt County Community Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization providing financial management, strategic development and educational services to communities, organizations and donors throughout Humboldt County.

In general they support three types of requests: Projects of service to the general community or pilot projects, seeding money to enable projects to demonstrate their potential or enhance services and, funding for community amenities.

More information about the HCCF can be found at humboldtgives.com.