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CFDMC Awarding $20,150 in Grants to Sixteen Community Organizatins.

Burlington, IA – Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 - The Community Foundation of Des Moines County is pleased to announce its 2019 grant recipients for the Marvin R Mickelson Fund & Margaret Hansen Community Impact Fund.  This year the CFDMC awarded $20,150 to sixteen organizations. A grant ceremony for the Marvin R Mickelson Fund will be held Wednesday, October 2nd 2019 at 11 AM in the Greater Burlington Partnership Office – 610 N. 4th Street Suite 200 in Burlington. Press is invited to attend.

The following are the organizations receiving grants as well as the corresponding amounts.

From the Marvin R. Mickelson Fund:

$3,850 to the Messiah Lutheran Church

$3,850 to the Red Cross, South & Eastern Iowa Chapter

$3,850 to the Burlington Public Library

$450 to Kayla’s Cupboard for food bank

$450 to Zion Church for food bank

$450 to St. Vincent DePaul for food bank

$450 to Salvation Army for food bank

$450 to The Next of Des Moines County for food bank

$450 to First Presbyterian Church for food bank

$450 to West Burlington Christian Church for food bank

$450 to Community Action of Southeast Iowa for food bank

From the Margaret Hansen Community Impact Fund:

$1,500 to City of Burlington Healthy Neighborhoods Program

$1,000 to Bridges Out of Poverty Corners Academy

$1,000 to Burlington Area Homeless Shelter

$1,000 to City of Burlington Riverfront Beautification project of choice: amphitheater, splash pad or shade structure

$500 to Bridges Out of Poverty Book of the Month Club

The main purposes of the Community Foundation of Des Moines County are to build community endowments, be a resource for a broad range of community needs (arts and culture, education, health and human services, historic preservation, etc.) and to assist donors by offering a variety of giving options.

For more information please call 319-752-6365 or visit www.CFDMC.org.

For more information please call 319-752-6365 or visit www.CFDMC.org.


610 N 4th Street, Ste. 200   Burlington, Iowa 52601

319-752-6365

2018 Community Foundation of Des Moines County

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