Education Related Grants FY2018

Organization Location State Grant Description Amount Paid
Carver Statewide Scholars Program Various IA Scholarships for students facing adversity and special circumstances. 976,000
African American Museum of Iowa Cedar Rapids IA Support the development of new exhibits. 50,000
Augustana College Rock Island IL Support expansion of the science building. 1,250,000
Buena Vista University Storm Lake IA Support the purchase of scientific instrumentation and technology. 67,097
Cambridge Memorial Library Cambridge IA Construct a new building. 60,000
Carroll Public Library Carroll IA Expand the library. 60,000
Cornell College Mount Vernon IA Assist with construction of a new science building. 143,000
Drake Public Library Centerville IA Renovate the library. 60,000
Drake University Des Moines IA Support construction of a technology-enhanced classroom. 161,000
Hiawatha Public Library Hiawatha IA Construct an addition. 60,000
Iowa City Public Library Iowa City IA Update a digital media laboratory. 45,000
LeClaire Community Library LeClaire IA Remodel a portion of the facility. 12,000
Living Proof Exhibit Moline IL Underwrite a series of art exhibits and classes for individuals affected by cancer. 7,500
Luther College Decorah IA Purchase new instrumentation for instruction in neuroscience. 200,000
Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids IA Develop clinical instruction facilities for an expanded nursing program. 200,000
Muscatine Community College Foundation Muscatine IA Renovate two laboratories for scientific instruction. 300,000
Muscatine Community School District Muscatine IA Fund the 2018 Excellence in Education program. 67,000
National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium Dubuque IA Support the expansion of a river-themed educational program. 75,000
New Mile Media Arts Iowa City IA Support an educational documentary program. 20,000
Orange City Public Library Orange City IA Renovate the library interior. 16,000
University of Illinois – Carle College of Medicine Urbana IL Support the development of an interdisciplinary biological and chemical materials laboratory. 878,000
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Support a research study of at-risk, minority student engagement at the high school level. 89,908
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Expand a community-based science education program. 87,952
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Support a study on science literacy for kindergarten through second grade students. 116,811
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Implement a university-wide science initiative. 175,479
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Support a preservation project at the UNI Museum. 145,850
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Update equipment used in a science education loan program. 20,002
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Renovate an instructional laboratory. 250,000
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Purchase equipment for instruction in anatomy and physiology. 303,634
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Update resources for mathematics education. 125,402
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Upgrade equipment used in the study of speech and communication disorders. 182,871
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA Update instructional laboratories in microbiology. 250,000
Woodbury County Library Moville IA Replace the bookmobile. 40,180
33 TOTAL $6,495,686