Two weeks ago, the Riverboat Development Authority announced $1.55 million in grants for its fall cycle. The list of awardees follows.
• Aids Project Quad Cities (endowment match): $15,000
• American Legion Post 548 (repairs on building): $6,900
• Bettendorf, City of, Department of Parks and Recreation (skatepark development): $15,000
• Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society (sponsorship and marketing): $25,000
• Boy Scouts of America Illowa Council 133 (dining hall/kitchen improvements): $20,000
• Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley (Power Hour): $10,000
• Buffalo Bill Museum of LeClaire (museum expansion): $20,000
• Cassandra Manning Ballet Theatre (Introducing: Ballet Quad): $25,000
• Center for Active Seniors (carpet replacement): $16,000
• Center for Active Seniors (St. Patrick`s Day race): $10,000

• Child Abuse Prevention & Services (Child Abuse Prevention Month activity): $1,810

• Cornbelt Running (volunteerism recognition): $25,000

• Davenport Community School District (Show Choir Invitational): $17,000

• Davenport D.A.R.E. (D.A.R.E. Family Fun Night): $5,000

• Davenport Metro Swim Team (Colorado timing system): $17,000

• Davenport Schools Foundation (coats): $5,000

• Davenport, City of (LeClaire House side porches): $20,000

• Davenport, City of (downtown parking building): $100,000

• Davenport, City of, Historic Preservation Commission (oral history project): $10,000

• Davenport, City of, Leisure Facilities & Services ("Sunday in the Park" art restoration): $10,000

• Davenport, City of, Leisure Facilities & Services (southwest Davenport after-school program): $15,000

• Davenport, City of, Leisure Facilities & Services (First Tee initiative): $75,000

• Davenport, City of, Public Library (computer training lab): $16,000

• DavenportOne (Light Up the Sky): $10,000

• DavenportOne (DavenportOne initiative): $25,000

• Delacerda House (energy-efficient windows): $2,000

• Diocese/Project Renewal (tree trimming): $2,006

• Ecumenical Housing Development Group (relocation and restoration of homes): $16,000

• Fair Underwriters (grandstand restrooms): $40,000

• Friends of Chamber Music (Meet the Composer concert): $1,560

• Friends of the Davenport Museum of Art (photography): $25,000

• Friends of the Quad Cities (QC Destination Wayfinding): $35,000

• Genesis Health Services Foundation (Hearts of the Quad Cities): $5,000

• Gilda`s Club Quad (Week of Laughter): $10,000

• Great River Bend Services (community lift-equipped transit bus): $20,000

• Handicapped Development Center (residential center equipment): $3,300

• Horizon Homes of Davenport (playground equipment) $7,000

•Illinois/Iowa Independent Living Center (home accessibility modifications): $10,000

• Iowa East Central T.R.A.I.N. (weatherization van): $20,000

• ISU Extension/Scott County Office (LeClaire Heights project): $11,500

• John Lewis Coffee Shop (service coordination): $40,000

• Kessler Clinic (prescription drug voucher): $5,000

• Marriage & Family Counseling Service (video equipment): $2,386

•Marycrest International University (professional development): $30,000

• Meal Service of Scott County, Iowa (copy and fax machine): $2,477

• MidCoast Fine Arts (public kaleidoscope museum): $27,000

• Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (Improve Math Achievement): $20,000

• Mississippi Valley Blues Society (2001 festival): $25,000

• Neighborhood Housing Service of Davenport (Kirkwood Boulevard enhancement): $35,000

• Neighborhood Outreach Work (urban Indian tribal pow wow): $6,000

• Niabi Zoo Rock Island County Forest Preserve (Kohler Education Center): $3,000

• Quad City Arts (ArtsDollar$/Access re-grant program): $10,000

• Quad City Big Brothers/Big Sisters (Lunch Buddies): $5,000

• Quad City Chapter American Theatre Organ (mechanical parts for organ): $28,290

• Quad City Interfaith Housing (housing alliance): $70,000

• Quad City Senior Olympics (11th Annual Senior Olympics): $5,000

• Quad City Sports Center Association (World Arena ice surface): $100,000

• Quad City Symphony Orchestra (Out of the Music Box): $3,000

• Scott Community College Foundation (biology laboratory): $20,000

• Scott County Attorney`s Office (B.E.A.S.T. tracking system): $10,000

• Scott County Attorney`s Office (child protection response): $7,500

• Scott County Board of Supervisors (joint fire communication): $40,300

• Scott County Board of Supervisors (senior holiday light tour): $2,700

• Scott County Emergency Medical Services Association (standardization of equipment): $52,875

• Scott County Family Y (NHS/Community YMCA): $50,000

• Scott County Housing Council (housing resource development director): $10,000

• Scott County Sheriff`s Department (computer forensic investigation program): $15,000

• Sons of Norway, International, Storelva Lodge 1-655 (Norwegian heritage fest): $1,200

• St. Ambrose University (flood prevention plan): $40,000

• St. Katharine`s/St. Mark`s College Prep School (kindergarten classroom): $50,000

• United Neighbors (DREAM Homebuyer): $15,000

• Valley Shelter Homes (furniture for shelter): $1,800

• West End Alano Club (kitchen and restaurant renovation): $40,000

• World Community Institute (visiting fellow lecture series): $2,000

• WQPT-TV (digital video server system): $35,000

• WVIK Public Radio Foundation (Augustana public radio information service): $15,000

• YWCA of the Quad Cities (Filling the Gap): $9,000

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