Audubon County Grants Announced


April 18th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Brett Irlmeier, Chair of the Audubon County Community Foundaton announced this week five non-profit groups or organizations in the County have been awarded grants totaling $95,900.  The largest grant amount of $48,000 went to the Audubon Recreation Foundation, for a building project. The grant will help to cover the costs of architectural designs, site preparation, and the beginning building stages.

The Audubon Stage Committee received a $28,720 grant, for the renovation of the Community Stage to fit a 1900’s theme. In addition, The Audubon County Agricultural Society received an $8,000 grant for renovation of the Agri Hall…The Audubon County Conservation Club received a $9,080 grant to provide a welll for public restrooms and a kitchen at the ACCC facility….and, the Exira Chamber of Commerce received $2,100 for improvements to the City Park.

All of those organizations had submitted applications to the Audubon County Community Foundation prior to the February 1st deadline, and met the criteria as Audubon County non-profit agencies or organizations, with charitable missions in one or more areas.