Education Related Grants FY2010

Organization Location   Grant Description Amount Paid
African American Heritage Foundation Cedar Rapids IA Support the replacement of the museum\’s permanent exhibit $65,000
Arrowhead Ranch Coal Valley IL Support educational technology $68,405
Ballet Quad Cities Rock Island IL Support youth educational outreach programming $25,000
Carver Statewide Scholarship Program Statewide IA Scholarships for students facing adversity and special circumstances $958,200
Letts Public Library Letts IA New library construction $60,000
Drake University Des Moines IA Renovate an auditorium for science education $100,000
Francis Lauer Youth Services, Inc. Mason City IA Support educational technology $10,000
Hubbard Public Library Hubbard IA New library construction $60,000
Iowa Lakeside Laboratory Milford IA Purchase scientific instrumentation $67,320
Jefferson Monroe Friends of the Library Swisher IA Support the formation of the Swisher Community Library $2,200
Keck Memorial Library Wapello IA Library expansion $22,102
Loras College Dubuque IA Purchase equipment for programs in scientific and technical disciplines $150,000
Muscatine Community School District Muscatine IA Excellence in Education scholarship program $73,810
Muscatine Connected Educational Foundation Muscatine IA Implement afterschool educational programs $100,000
Musser Public Library Muscatine IA Support a literary educational outreach program $5,200
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Dubuque IA Support the development of river-themed educational exhibits $200,000
Niabi Zoological Society Coal Valley IL Construction of a new education center $250,000
North Iowa Libraries Collaborating Mason City IA Support technology for shared library automation $57,048
Simpson College Indianola IA Purchase equipment for instruction and research in nanoscience $95,000
Stanhope Public Library Stanhope IA Construct a new public library. $60,000
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Support a research study on elementary-level science instruction $74,804
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Develop an obesity-reduction program within the Muscatine Community School District $50,000
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Update instructional biology laboratories $151,527
Westgate Public Library Westgate IA New library construction $31,145
Williamsburg Public Library Williamsburg IA New library construction $60,000
Total       $2,796,761