WVIK is one of a dozen grant recipients announced Tuesday by the Quad Cities Community Foundation. The Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants, totaling 118,000 dollars, will help the 12 organizations pay for staff training, board development, strategic planning, technology, and more, to help them carry out their missions.
The grant winners are:
- Arrowhead Youth and Family Services—technology upgrades: $5,500
- Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities—equipment upgrades: $10,000
- Clock, Inc.—staff training: $4,500
- Family Resources, Inc.—technology upgrades: $15,000
- Fresh Films—equipment upgrades: $15,000
- Handicapped Development Center—staff training: $10,144
- Humane Society of Scott County—equipment upgrades: $7,371
- Junior Achievement of the Heartland—staff training: $15,000
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, Inc.—consulting support: $10,080
- Moline Community Development Corporation—strategic planning: $12,883
- The Center for Youth and Family Solutions—staff training: $3,504
- WVIK Quad Cities NPR—strategic planning: $9,500
The new grants are in addition to nearly $100,000 in Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants that were awarded last spring. And they’re part of the Community Foundation’s commitment to strengthening the nonprofit sector in the Quad Cities for long-term stability.