Apr 12

Kossuth County Foundation Announces Grants for 2019

The Kossuth County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on Apirl 10, announcing the distribution of 38 grants totaling $117,714 to area nonprofits and government agencies.

 Grant recipients and the project the grant will fund are listed below by funding areas.


Art and Culture:

Bancroft Community Foundation, Backstage In Bancroft – Sound and Microphone System, $500

Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum, TV-DVD Kiosk Upgrade/Replacement, 1,000


Community Betterment:

Algona Rotary, Adult Outdoor Fitness Equipment, $750

Algona Swim Team Booster Club, Algona Swim Team Computer Equipment, $500

Bancroft Community Foundation, Summit Center, $1,000

City of Algona, Library – Building Project, $5,000

City of Bancroft, Leak Detection of Water Mains and Services,$2,500

City of Burt, Library – Computer Area, $1,200

City of Fenton, Library – Facelift   , $1,000

City of Lakota, Library – Celebrating 100 Years, $2,000

City of Wesley, Community Pool – Repairs, $5,000

Kossuth County Economic Devt Corp, Human Resources Networking Group, $1,000

Lone Rock Community Club, New Christmas Decorations & Road Sign for Lone Rock, $4,300



Kossuth Strengthening Families, Strengthening Families Program 10-14(SFP), $750

North Central Iowa Ag in the Classroom, Ag Education for Kossuth County Schools, $1,000



Water’s Edge Nature Center, Foundation Sugar Shack Trail Project, $2,000



Algona Emergency Medical Services Association, 2019 Power Load Cot System, $13,000

City of Algona, City Hall – AED Replacement, $1,000

City of Algona, Recreation Department – Total First Aid Kit and AED Replacement, $1,425

Kossuth County Cancer Support Foundation, Gas Cards, $2,865

Kossuth Emergency Preparedness Team, Communications Radio Upgrade with Essential Community Partners, $7,500


Historic Preservation:

City of LuVerne, Historical Society – Repair of Historic Country School, $3,000

Kossuth County Historical Society, Museum Attic Project, $2,000


Human Service:

Active Senior Citizens of Algona, Air Exchanger and Air Conditioning Units and Re-Pipe Furnace Exhaust, $9,340.

Bishop Garrigan Schools , Bear Care Daycare, $3,000

City of Burt, Activity Complex – Switch, $5,084

City of Fenton, Fire Department – Turnout Gear Replacement, $6,000

City of Swea City, Ambulance Service – Equipment Purchase, $3,500

City of Swea City, Fire Department – Purchase New Grass Fire/Rescue Truck with Jaws of Life, $4,000

City of Titonka, Fire Department – Breathing Air Cascade System with Additional Airtanks, $2,500

City of Wesley, Fire Department – Lifting Bags, $4,500

City of Whittemore, Fire Department – Additional SCBAs (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus), $7,500

Early Childhood North Central Iowa, Growing Healthy KIDS in Kossuth County, $1,500

Exceptional Opportunities, Exceptional Opportunities Opens Doors, $1,000

Iowa Lakes Community College, Kossuth County RSVP Medical and Necessary Transportation Program, $500

Lakota Hunting With Heroes, Safety and Mobility Project – Phase II, $2,500

Our Savior Lutheran Church, New Roof, $1,500

Titonka Community Rest Home, Generator, $5,000

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