2021 Grants

THE EAST MOLINE COMMUNITY FUND GRANTS

Chair Connie Dowsett shared "The East Moline Community Fund Committee is honored to support the excellent work of these local non-profits.  As an endowment fund, we focus not only on helping those in-need today but provide a permanent way to support the community through legacy giving."

 

The East Moline Community Fund Advisory Council recently met to review and approve grant distributions for 2021.  The following grants were approved to give to charitable organizations that benefit the citizens of East Moline and the surrounding area:

$1000 | Child Abuse Council Program       

Child Protection Program

                                            

$1,200 | Children's Therapy Center

East Moline Children Therapy

                           

$500 | Dress for Success

Career Center Support

                     

$2,000 | East Moline Main Street

Table's and Benches at Runner's Park

                                                                             

$300 | East Moline Soccer Club

Registration Fees

$500 | Gigi's Playhouse

Therapeutic and Education Programs

$800 | Glenview Middle School 

Program Support

            

$1,000 |  Habitat for Humanity

East Moline Residents Home Repairs

                                            

$1,500 | Humility Homes and Services

Emergency Shelter Services

                      

$750 | Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Program Support of East Moline Students

                                                                       

$500 | Pregnancy Resources

Early Pregnancy Testing and Ultrasounds

 

$1,300 | Rock Island Children's Advocacy Center

Forensic Interviews and Advocacy

$2,500 | Spring Forward Learning Center

Education Programs

 

$1,200 | Two Rivers YMCA

Ten Mentoring Programs

$2,000 | Youth Hope Christian Friendliness

Youth Outreach Programs 

TOTAL      $17,050

The East Moline Community Fund receives and administers charitable gifts and works with citizens to achieve their dreams to improve the community.

            

Members of the East Moline Community Fund Committee Members include Chair; Connie Dowsett, Vice-Chair; Larry Anderson, and Members:  Kimberly Crane, Willie Ellis, Eric Davis, Cathie Rochau, Shaun Taylor, Jen Von Kaenel and Matt Wright.