The Ottumwa Courier

September 5, 2013

Alliant awards grants to area nonprofits

Ottumwa Courier

---- — CEDAR RAPIDS – Nonprofits across Iowa received Community Grants totaling $134,900 from the Alliant Energy Foundation as part of its summer grant making process.

The grants were made through the Alliant Energy Foundation’s Community Grant Program, which supports specific projects benefiting the community in the areas of arts, education, environment, and human and civic needs. The grants are awarded in response to applications filed.

Area recipients include:

• Blakesburg Historical Preservation Society, technology grant, $1,650

• Fairfield Volunteer Center, volunteer capacity building programs, $500

• Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties, camperships for persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities, $1,000

• Wapello County Trails Council, Market Street Bridge walkway, $5,000

• Centerville school district, Centerville jazz, $1,750