Grant Awards

Featured Grants

Davis County residents and visitors will benefit from the 18th round of grants made by the Davis County Community Foundation.

The 16 grants made in 2021, totaling $122,067, support arts & culture, education, community betterment, health & recreation, and youth development. In addition to the funds from the state legislation, the Foundation can assist donors who wish to make outright and testamentary gifts to the DCCF and support those charitable organizations important to them.

Previous Grants

View previous awards below.

OrganizationProjectAmount AwardedYear
DC Historical SocietyReplace Furnace/AC & duct work$11,0002022
DC FairboardReno/Update Grandstand Bleachers$10,0002022
IOOF Cemetery FoundationSection Markers$3,0002022
DC TrailsCommunity Recreational Trail$20,0472022
Historic Preservation Commission-BlfdAwareness Campaign$2,0002022
DC Fine Arts CouncilFurnace/AC for Dressing Rm Bldg$6,0002022
DC Little LeagueField Renovations$14,0002022
Bloomfield Main StreetDowntown Beautification$5,0002022
DC Historic Preservation CommissionReplace Gazebo in courthard$10,0002022
DC Public Health & DCHBack to School Supplies$5002022
Friends of Lake WapelloFinish New Lake Shore Trail House$10,6552022
Pulaski Volunteer Fire AssociationEquipment Upgrades$4,6152022
Davis County Music BoostersSchool Inst Repair and Those In Need$4,2502022
Mutchler Community CenterWelcome Sign & Floor Scrubber$10,0002022
Nest ProgramNutrition/Cooking Classes$1,0002022
Floris Volunteer Fire DepartmentBuilding Expansion$10,0002022
Troy Academy & Historical SocietyPreservation of Academy$9,0002021
Troy Park BoardNew Playground Equipment$7,0002021
Davis County Historical SocietyRestoring Mormon Cabin$10,0002021
Davis County Fine Arts CouncilElectronic Keyboard, Stand/Bench$2,5002021
Davis County TrailsCommunity Recreational Tra$24,6692021
Davis County Agricultural Society (Fair)Update Grandstand Bleachers$10,0002021
Izaak Walton LeagueRifle and Pistol Range$7,0002021
Davis County Public Health & HospitalBack to School Fair$1,0002021
Bloomfield Public LibraryUpdate of Library Technology$7,1322021
Drakesville Betterment CommitteeUpgrade Ball Field$12,0002021
Friends of Lake WapelloKayak Launch System$10,0002021
Pathfinders RC&DHistoric Hills Byway Audio Tour$2,0002021
DC Agricultural Society (Fair)Electrical Upgrades$10,0002020
Babe Ruth Field CommitteeBall field construction$10,0002020
DC Trails CommunityRecreational Trail$30,0002020
PathfindersHistoric Hills Byway$5,0002020
DC Fine Arts CouncilMarquee Repairs$2,0002020
Bloomfield Senior CenterHealth & Safety Equipment$1,4502020
DCDC Talent RecruitmentBus Recruitment$5,0002020
DC TourismBrochures$1,2002020
DC Historical SocietySecuring South Side Livery Barn$10,0002020
DC FoundationDisaster Fund Disaster Relief$1,1052020
DC Agricultural Society (Fair)Remodel Small Building$8,0002019
Babe Ruth Field CommitteeBall field construction$32,5562019
Guerrilla Raid SocietyBrochures/Signage$3,5002019
PathfindersInterpretative Signage for Byway$5,0002019
DC Fine Arts CouncilFurnaces$8,0002019
DC Athletic ClubStrength & Conditioning Project$10,0002019
DC Fine Arts CouncilSimon Estes Roots & Wings Project$5,0002019
DC Public Health/HospitalBack to School Fair$3,0002019
DC TourismCarpeting$1,8002019
DC Old Soldiers’ & Settlers’ GroupArena Fence Phase 1$6,0002019
Pulaski Volunteer Fire AssocBrush Truck Upgrade$4,5002019
DC Historical SocietyRepair to Livery Barn$12,5002019
DC Agricultural Society (Fair)Permanent Speaker System$2,5002018
DC Sheriff’s DepartmentShooting Range$25,0002018
IOOF Cemetery FoundationBloomfield Cemetery Improvements$13,5362018
PathfindersVideo Photography for Byway$4,0002018
DC Fine Arts CouncilSponsor Churchill Impersonator$2,2002018
DC Athletic ClubStrength & Conditioning Project$10,0002018
DCMS Parent OrganizationOutside Learning Center$10,7372018
DC Public Health/HospitalBack to School Fair$3,0002018
DC TourismWeaver Park Signage$1,0002018
DC Old Soldiers’ & Settlers’ GroupUnisex Bathroom at Arena$5,0002018
Drakesville Betterment CommitteePlayground Upgrades$4,4002018
DC Historical SocietyStructural Repair of Museum House$18,0002018
DC Agricultural Society (Fair)Bathroom Upgrades (Accessibility)$1,8382017
DC 4-HShooting Club Equipment$2,0002017
Senior Citizen’s CenterHVAC$3,0002017
Pulaski Volunteer Fire DeptCommunications Assistance$4,0002017
DC Library FoundationLandscaping$4,0002017
DC Little LeagueBatting Cages$3,5002017
DCMS Parent OrganizationPlay Area Betterment$5,5002017
DC Trails CommunityBike and Walking Trail$29,0002017
DC Community SchoolsRecycling/Waste Reduction Project$23,0002017
Bloomfield Fire DeptExpansion of Early Warning System$6,1272017
Food Bank of Southern Iowa DCMobile Pantry Project$3,0002017
DC Day CareSafety & Security$2,0002017
DC Historical SocietyStructural Repair of Museum House$11,0002017
DC Agricultural Society (Fair)Walk-way Installation$6,0002016
Bloomfield Main StreetStreetscape Project$5,0002016
Senior Citizen’s CenterRoof$10,5002016
Pulaski Volunteer Fire DeptTrailer & Skid Unit$5,0002016
West Grove TownshipADA Restroom Interior Amenities$4,0002016
DC Music BoostersBand Uniforms$10,0002016
DC ElementaryPortable Radios for Communication$2,0002016
DC TrailsBike and Walking Trail$20,0002016
Drakesville Fire DepartmentProtective Equipment$10,0002016
Spectrum of the Arts CenterPromotion of Eulenspiegel Puppets$5002016
Bloomfield Fire DeptTraffic Safety Vests for Firefighters$1,0002016
DC Conservation BoardCampground Septic System$10,0002016
DC Welcome CenterFrontage Sidewalk$4,0002016
DC Historical SocietyStructural Repair of Museum house$10,0002016
DC ExtensionCurriculum & Program Supplies$1,5002016
DC Agricultural Society (Fair)Race Track Drainage$2,0002015
Bloomfield Main StreetStreetscape Project$20,0002015
Senior Citizen’s CenterFire Suppression System$2,5002015
City of FlorisUpgrade City Park Cook Shack$5,0002015
City of PulaskiStorm Warning System$5,0002015
DC Music BoostersStudent Trip to Washington, D.C. $2,5002015
Master GardenersLandscaping By Trail Bridge & Park$3,0002015
DC TrailsBike and Walking Trail$20,0002015
Drakesville Park BoardCabin Museum$2,5002015
DC Community Library FoundationBuilding/Renovations$20,0002015
DC Little LeagueSoftball Fence$4,0002015
DC Foundationself grant; to begin efforts in building the endowment, through education; reaching out to community members$6,2802015
Welcome CenterFront Porch$8,5002014
Friends of Lake WapelloUpgrade 15 campsites/full hook-ups$15,0002014
DC ExtensionNest Stove/Range Hood$9502014
Floris Fire DepartmentPagers/Handheld Radios$9,3502014
DC Historical SocietyFoundation Work$3,5002014
DC Middle SchoolComputer Lab$7,5002014
DC 4-HIce Cream Machine$1,0002014
DC TrailsBike and Walking Trail$31,5002014
Drakesville Parks BoardFood Stand Upgrades$1,0002014
DC Day CareChildcare Activities$2,5002014
DC Community SchoolsFacilities Feasibility Study$5,0002014
DC Conservation BoardPicnic Tables$2,1502014
Pulaski Fire DepartmentGrain Bin Rescue Equip Trailer$2,1002014
Welcome CenterStructural Repairs$5,0002013
DC Babe RuthSafety Equipment$6,3002013
Bloomfield Main StreetBloomfield Square Plan/Phase 4$10,0002013
Bloomfield Fire & RescuePup Suit$3,0002013
DC Historical SocietyRailings, Waterproofing$3,2002013
DC Youth FootballSafety Equipment$6,0002013
DC TourismPromotional Activities$4,3802013
DC TrailsBike and Walking Trail$50,0002013
DC ElementaryComputer Lab$5,0002013
City of DrakesvilleRestore Mormon Log Cabin$5,0002013
Pathfinders"Bike the Byway" Promotions$1,8002013
DC Day CareLearning Materials$2,5002012
DC Little LeagueResurfacing Fields$9,0002012
DC Conservation BoardCommunity Garden$6,8002012
City of BloomfieldRenovate Fisher Field$4,5002012
DC Fair BoardSecurity System$1,0002012
AHEAD Regional HousingHousing Assistance Match$2,5002012
DC Genealogy SocietyCopier/Scanner/Printer$3,4002012
Bloomfield Main StreetBloomfield Square Plan/IJOB Plan$20,0002012
Bloomfield Fire & RescueUpgrade to Storage$7,0002012
Pulaski Volunteer Fire DepartmentThermal Imaging Unit$6,0002012
DC Courthouse PreservationClock and Bell Rehab$21,0002012
DC TourismPromotional Activities$3,5002012
Parents as TeachersHearing & Vision Screener Kits$3,0002012
Bluegrass Music AssociationPay It Forward Music Project$2,5002012
City of PulaskiDepot Upgrades$8,0002011
DC Babe RuthLeague Fencing Renovation$2,5002011
DC Conservation BoardConcrete Pads at Campsites$2,0002011
DC Day Care & Preschool ChildcareEquipment$2,7002011
Parks & Rec BoardBoat Dock$6,5002011
DC Quail ForeverNo-Till Drill$8,0002011
Camp Wapello PreservationGr Tractor/Mower/rock$4,0002011
DC Historical SocietyChimney Work$7,1502011
Bloomfield Main StreetBloomfield Square Plan/IJOB Plan$20,0002011
Davis County ElementaryiPad Lab$10,0002011
Friends of Lake WapelloLighting at Park$2,0002011
DC Courthouse FoundationClock Tower Lighting$6,2622011
DC TourismPromotional Activities$5,0002011
DC Ag ExtensionLeadership Development$3,0002011
DC High SchoolDefibrillator for HS Building$1,2752011
City of FlorisMemorial City Park$2,0002010
Boys Little LeaguePledge on Outfield Fence$4,0002010
DC Fine ArtsStage Curtains$2,2002010
DC Day Care & PreschoolPlayground/technology$4,0002010
Parks & Rec BoardFeasibility Study on Sports Complex$5,3002010
Bloomfield LibraryPledge Towards New Addition$25,0002010
Camp Wapello PreservationGr Campgrounds Work$5,0002010
DC Farmer’s MarketCanopies$8502010
Main Street BloomfieldSquare Plan/IJOB Plan$25,0002010
Davis County Middle SchoolMobile Computer Lab$10,0002010
DC Fair BoardAnimal Barn$6,0002010
DC/DC McGowenTree Barrier Replacements$8002010
DC TourismPromotional Activities$4,0002010
Mutchler CenterEquipment$1,0002010
Bloomfield LibraryECO Smart Disc Repair System$2,9502009
DC Conservation BoardPublic Restroom at McGowen$4,0002009
Main Street StreetscapeBanners$4,5762009
City of DrakesvillePark Improvements$3,0002009
P.I.E.Portable Computer Lab for MS$12,4282009
DCDCTree Barrier at McGowen$8,0002009
DC Tourism CorpTourism Projects$3,0922009
DC Farmer’s MarketSignage, mats$8862009
West Grove TownshipPlayground Equipment$6,7472009
DC Agricultural SocietyGrounds Preservation$5,0002009
DC Courthouse PreservationUpdate Preservation Plan$17,5002009
DC Fine ArtsBrochures and Pedestals$1,6352009
Food Bank of Southern IowaPurchase Forklift$1,0002009
Mutchler CenterExercise Equipment$4,6002009
Pathfinders (Lake Wapello)Playground Project$15,0002009
City of PulaskiShelter House/Art Hall Work$5,0002008
DC Conservation BoardPlayground equipment$3,5002008
IOOF Cemetery FoundationMausoleum Repairs$8,0002008
DC Day Care & PreschoolIncreased literacy and technology$4,0002008
P.I.E.Indoor/outdoor security cameras$10,8262008
DC Historical SocietyStorm Windows$4,0002008
DC Agency on AgingWii, games, TV$1,7452008
DC Farmer’s MarketSignage, mats, kickoff$8152008
Main Street StreetscapePark Benches$14,2602008
Davis County SchoolsNetwork Redesign$14,8002008
DC Courthouse PreservationEntry Doors/Upgrade$15,0002008
Fine Arts CouncilStage Curtains/Mics$1,0002007
DC Conservation BoardShower House/Restroom$10,0002007
DC Courthouse PreservationWebsite for Group$1,5002007
DC Day Care & PreschoolFurniture/Supplies$4,0002007
P.I.E.Playground Renovations$5,0002007
DC Genealogy SocietyDigital Microfilm Reader$4,0002007
Bloomfield Parks & RecPlayground Equipment$15,0002007
DC TourismWebsite and Brochures$4,0002007
Main StreetCourtyard Electric Outlets$11,0002007
DC Civil WarGuerrilla Raid Marking Trail in DC$2,0002007
DC Girls Little LeagueSafety Equipment$5002007
DC Girls’ Little LeagueFacility improvements$3,0002006
DC Conservation BoardUnderground utilities$11,5572006
Drakesville ParksRestrooms$2,0002006
DC Day Care & PreschoolCurriculum enhancements$2,0002006
P.I.E.Playground equipment$10,0002006
Food Bank of Southern Iowa1/11th of a walk-in freezer$3,0002006
Bloomfield Main StreetDesign schematic for visioning process$10,0002006
Fine Arts CouncilStage sound equipment$4,4002006
DC Boys Little LeagueBleachers$1,5002006
DC Conservation BoardTables, fire rings, grills at McGowen$3,0002006
Pulaski ParksRestrooms$6,0002006
DC Day Care & PreschoolSafety kits, art supplies$3,0002006
P.I.E.Playground equipment, phase 2$4,0002006
DC Historical SocietyPorch repairs$2,0002006
DC Agency on AgingSenior-accessible furniture/etc$2,2002006
Mutchler CenterCardio center$7,5002006
Fair BoardProducers Bldg at Fairgrounds$7,0002006
Camp Wapello PreservationDining hall improvements$4,0002006
IOOF Cemetery FoundationMemorial Stand$5,0002006
Bloomfield Public LibraryUpdate computers$4,7002006

$122,067 Grants Awarded

  • DC Historical Society Replace Furnace/AC & duct work $11,000
  • DC Fairboard Reno/Update Grandstand Bleachers $10,000
  • IOOF Cemetery Foundation Section Markers $3,000
  • DC Trails Community Recreational Trail $20,047
  • Historic Preservation Commission-Blfd Awareness Campaign $2,000
  • DC Fine Arts Council Furnace/AC for Dressing Rm Bldg $6,000
  • DC Little League Field Renovations $14,000
  • Bloomfield Main Street Downtown Beautification $5,000
  • DC Historic Preservation Commission Replace Gazebo in courthard $10,000
  • DC Public Health & DCH Back to School Supplies $500
  • Friends of Lake Wapello Finish New Lake Shore Trail House $10,655
  • Pulaski Volunteer Fire Association Equipment Upgrades $4,615
  • Davis County Music Boosters School Inst Repair and Those In Need $4,250
  • Mutchler Community Center Welcome Sign & Floor Scrubber $10,000
  • Nest Program Nutrition/Cooking Classes $1,000
  • Floris Volunteer Fire Department Building Expansion $10,000

$102,301 Grants Awarded

  • Troy Academy & Historical Society Preservation of Academy $9,000
  • Troy Park Board New Playground Equipment $7,000
  • Davis County Historical Society Restoring Mormon Cabin $10,000
  • Davis County Fine Arts Council Electronic Keyboard, Stand/Bench $2,500
  • Davis County Trails Community Recreational Tra $24,669
  • Davis County Agricultural Society (Fair) Update Grandstand Bleachers $10,000
  • Izaak Walton League Rifle and Pistol Range $7,000
  • Davis County Public Health & Hospital Back to School Fair $1,000
  • Bloomfield Public Library Update of Library Technology $7,132
  • Drakesville Betterment Committee Upgrade Ball Field $12,000
  • Friends of Lake Wapello Kayak Launch System $10,000
  • Pathfinders RC&D Historic Hills Byway Audio Tour $2,000

$75,755 Grants Awarded

  • DC Agricultural Society (Fair) Electrical Upgrades $10,000
  • Babe Ruth Field Committee Ball field construction $10,000
  • DC Trails Community Recreational Trail $30,000
  • Pathfinders Historic Hills Byway $5,000
  • DC Fine Arts Council Marquee Repairs $2,000
  • Bloomfield Senior Center Health & Safety Equipment $1,450
  • DCDC Talent Recruitment/Bus Recruitment $5,000
  • DC Tourism Brochures $1,200
  • DC Historical Society Securing South Side Livery Barn $10,000
  • DC Foundation Disaster Fund Disaster Relief $1,105

$99,856 Grants Awarded

  • DC Agricultural Society (Fair) Remodel Small Building $8,000
  • Babe Ruth Field Committee Ball field construction $32,556
  • Guerrilla Raid Society Brochures/Signage $3,500
  • Pathfinders Interpretative Signage for Byway $5,000
  • DC Fine Arts Council Furnaces $8,000
  • DC Athletic Club Strength & Conditioning Project $10,000
  • DC Fine Arts Council Simon Estes Roots & Wings Project $5,000
  • DC Public Health/Hospital Back to School Fair $3,000
  • DC Tourism Carpeting $1,800
  • DC Old Soldiers’ & Settlers’ Group   Arena Fence Phase 1 $6,000
  • Pulaski Volunteer Fire Assoc Brush Truck Upgrade $4,500
  • DC Historical Society Repair to Livery Barn $12,500
  • $99,373 Grants Awarded
  • DC Agricultural Society (Fair) Permanent Speaker System $2,500
  • DC Sheriff’s Department Shooting Range $25,000
  • IOOF Cemetery Foundation Bloomfield Cemetery Improvements $13,536
  • Pathfinders Video Photography for Byway $4,000
  • DC Fine Arts Council Sponsor Churchill Impersonator $2,200
  • DC Athletic Club Strength & Conditioning Project $10,000
  • DCMS Parent Organization Outside Learning Center $10,737
  • DC Public Health/Hospital Back to School Fair $3,000
  • DC Tourism Weaver Park Signage $1,000
  • DC Old Soldiers’ & Settlers’ Group   Unisex Bathroom at Arena $5,000
  • Drakesville Betterment Committee   Playground Upgrades $4,400
  • DC Historical Society Structural Repair of Museum House $18,000
  • $97,965 Grants Awarded
  • DC Agricultural Society (Fair) Bathroom Upgrades (Accessibility) $1,838
  • DC 4-H Shooting Club Equipment $2,000
  • Senior Citizen’s Center HVAC $3,000
  • Pulaski Volunteer Fire Dept Communications Assistance $4,000
  • DC Library Foundation Landscaping $4,000
  • DC Little League Batting Cages $3,500
  • DCMS Parent Organization Play Area Betterment $5,500
  • DC Trails Bike and Walking Trail $29,000
  • DC Community Schools Recycling/Waste Reduction Project $23,000
  • Bloomfield Fire Dept Expansion of Early Warning System $6,127
  • Food Bank of Southern Iowa DC Mobile Pantry Project $3,000
  • DC Day Care Safety & Security $2,000
  • DC Historical Society Structural Repair of Museum House $11,000

$99,500 Grants Awarded

  • DC Agricultural Society (Fair) Walk-way Installation $6,000
  • Bloomfield Main Street Streetscape Project $5,000
  • Senior Citizen’s Center Roof $10,500
  • Pulaski Volunteer Fire Dept Trailer & Skid Unit $5,000
  • West Grove Township ADA Restroom Interior Amenities $4,000
  • DC Music Boosters Band Uniforms $10,000
  • DC Elementary Portable Radios for Communication $2,000
  • DC Trails Bike and Walking Trail $20,000
  • Drakesville Fire Department Protective Equipment $10,000
  • Spectrum of the Arts Center Promotion of Eulenspiegel Puppets $500
  • Bloomfield Fire Dept Traffic Safety Vests for Firefighters $1,000
  • DC Conservation Board Campground Septic System $10,000
  • DC Welcome Center Frontage Sidewalk $4,000
  • DC Historical Society Structural Repair of Museum house $10,000
  • DC Extension Curriculum & Program Supplies $1,500

$92,780 Grants Awarded

  • DC Agricultural Society (Fair) Race Track Drainage $2,000
  • Bloomfield Main Street Streetscape Project $20,000
  • Senior Citizen’s Center Fire Suppression System $2,500
  • City of Floris Upgrade City Park Cook Shack $5,000
  • City of Pulaski Storm Warning System $5,000
  • DC Music Boosters Student Trip to Washington, D.C. $2,500
  • Master Gardeners Landscaping By Trail Bridge & Park $3,000
  • DC Trails Bike and Walking Trail $20,000
  • Drakesville Park Board Cabin Museum $2,500
  • DC Community Library Foundation – Building/Renovations $20,000
  • DC Little League Softball Fence $4,000
  • DC Foundation – self grant; to begin efforts in building the endowment, through education; reaching out to community members $6,280 

$90,050 Grants Awarded

  • Welcome Center Front Porch $8,500
  • Friends of Lake Wapello Upgrade 15 campsites/full hook-ups $15,000
  • DC Extension – Nest Stove/Range Hood $950
  • Floris Fire Department Pagers/Handheld Radios $9,350
  • DC Historical Society Foundation Work $3,500
  • DC Middle School Computer Lab $7,500
  • DC 4-H Ice Cream Machine $1,000
  • DC Trails Bike and Walking Trail $31,500
  • Drakesville Parks Board Food Stand Upgrades $1,000
  • DC Day Care Childcare Activities $2,500
  • DC Community Schools Facilities Feasibility Study $5,000
  • DC Conservation Board Picnic Tables $2,150
  • Pulaski Fire Department Grain Bin Rescue Equip Trailer $2,100

$99,680 Grants Awarded

  • Welcome Center Structural Repairs $5,000
  • DC Babe Ruth Safety Equipment $6,300
  • Bloomfield Main Street Bloomfield Square Plan/Phase 4 $10,000
  • Bloomfield Fire & Rescue Pup Suit $3,000
  • DC Historical Society Railings, Waterproofing $3,200
  • DC Youth Football Safety Equipment $6,000
  • DC Tourism Promotional Activities $4,380
  • DC Trails Bike and Walking Trail $50,000
  • DC Elementary Computer Lab $5,000
  • City of Drakesville Restore Mormon Log Cabin $5,000
  • Pathfinders “Bike the Byway” Promotions $1,800

$92,700 Grants Awarded

  • DC Day Care Learning Materials $2,500
  • DC Little League Resurfacing Fields $9,000
  • DC Conservation Board Community Garden $6,800
  • City of Bloomfield Renovate Fisher Field $4,500
  • DC Fair Board Security System $1,000
  • AHEAD Regional Housing Housing Assistance Match $2,500
  • DC Genealogy Society Copier/Scanner/Printer $3,400
  • Bloomfield Main Street Bloomfield Square Plan/IJOB Plan $20,000
  • Bloomfield Fire & Rescue Upgrade to Storage $7,000
  • Pulaski Volunteer Fire Dept. Thermal Imaging Unit $6,000
  • DC Courthouse Preservation Clock and Bell Rehab $21,000
  • DC Tourism Promotional Activities $3,500
  • Parents as Teachers Hearing & Vision Screener Kits $3,000
  • Bluegrass Music Association Pay It Forward Music Project $2,500

$88,387 Grants Awarded

  • City of Pulaski Depot Upgrades $8,000
  • DC Babe Ruth League Fencing Renovation $2,500
  • DC Conservation Board Concrete Pads at Campsites 2,000
  • DC Day Care & Preschool Childcare Equipment $2,700
  • Parks & Rec Board Boat Dock $6,500
  • DC Quail Forever No-Till Drill $8,000
  • Camp Wapello Preserv. Gr Tractor/Mower/rock $4,000
  • DC Historical Society Chimney Work $7,150
  • Bloomfield Main Street Bloomfield Square Plan/IJOB Plan $20,000
  • Davis County Elementary iPad Lab $10,000
  • Friends of Lake Wapello Lighting at Park $2,000
  • DC Courthouse Foundation Clock Tower Lighting $6,262
  • DC Tourism Promotional Activities $5,000
  • DC Ag Extension Leadership Development $3,000
  • DC High School Defibrillator for HS Building $1,275

$95,150 Grants Awarded

  • City of Floris Memorial City Park $2,000
  • Boys Little League Pledge on Outfield Fence $4,000
  • DC Fine Arts Stage Curtains $2,200
  • DC Day Care & Preschool Playground/technology $4,000
  • Parks & Rec Board Feasibility Study on Sports Complex $5,300
  • Bloomfield Library Pledge Towards New Addition $25,000
  • Camp Wapello Preserv. Gr Campgrounds Work $5,000
  • DC Farmer’s Market Canopies $850
  • Main Street Bloomfield Square Plan/IJOB Plan $25,000
  • Davis County Middle School Mobile Computer Lab $10,000
  • DC Fair Board Animal Barn $6,000
  • DC/DC McGowen Tree Barrier Replacements $800
  • DC Tourism Promotional Activities $4,000
  • Mutchler Center Equipment $1,000

$90,414 Grants Awarded

  • Bloomfield Library ECO Smart Disc Repair System $2,950
  • DC Conservation Board Public Restroom at McGowen $4,000
  • Main Street Streetscape Banners $4,576
  • City of Drakesville Park Improvements $3,000
  • P.I.E. Portable Computer Lab for MS $12,428
  • DCDC Tree Barrier at McGowen $8,000
  • DC Tourism Corp Tourism Projects $3,092
  • DC Farmer’s Market Signage, mats $886
  • West Grove Township Playground Equipment $6,747
  • DC Agricultural Society Grounds Preservation $5,000
  • DC Courthouse Preservation Update Preservation Plan $17,500
  • DC Fine Arts Brochures and Pedestals $1,635
  • Food Bank of Southern Iowa Purchase Forklift $1,000
  • Mutchler Center Exercise Equipment $4,600
  • Pathfinders (Lake Wapello) Playground Project $15,000

$81,946 Grants Awarded

  • City of Pulaski Shelter House/Art Hall Work $5,000
  • DC Conservation Board Playground equipment $3,500
  • IOOF Cemetery Foundation Mausoleum Repairs $8,000
  • DC Day Care & Preschool Increased literacy and technology $4,000
  • P.I.E. Indoor/outdoor security cameras $10,826
  • DC Historical Society Storm Windows $4,000
  • DC Agency on Aging Wii, games, TV $1,745
  • DC Farmer’s Market Signage, mats, kickoff $815
  • Main Street Streetscape Park Benches $14,260
  • Davis County Schools Network Redesign $14,800
  • DC Courthouse Preservation Entry Doors/Upgrade $15,000

$58,000 Grants Awarded

  • Fine Arts CouncilStage Curtains/Mics$1,000
  • DC Conservation Board Shower House/Restroom $10,000              
  • DC Courthouse Preservation Website for Group $1,500
  • DC Day Care & Preschool Furniture/Supplies $4,000
  • P.I.E. Playground Renovations $5,000
  • DC Genealogy Society Digital Microfilm Reader $4,000
  • Bloomfield Parks & Rec Playground Equipment $15,000
  • DC Tourism Website and Brochures $4,000
  • Main Street Courtyard Electric Outlets $11,000
  • DC Civil War Guerrilla Raid Marking Trail in DC $2,000
  • DC Girls Little League Safety Equipment $500

$95,857 Grants Awarded

  • DC Girls’ Little League Facility improvements $3,000
  • DC Conservation Board Underground utilities for $11,557
  • Drakesville Parks Restrooms $2,000
  • DC Day Care & Preschool Curriculum enhancements $2,000
  • P.I.E. Playground equipment $10,000
  • Food Bank of Southern Iowa 1/11th of a walk-in freezer $3,000
  • Bloomfield Main Street Design schematic for visioning process $10,000
  • Fine Arts Council Stage sound equipment $4,400
  • DC Boys Little League Bleachers $1,500
  • DC Conservation Board Tables, fire rings, grills at McGowen $3,000              
  • Pulaski Parks Restrooms $6,000
  • DC Day Care & Preschool Safety kits, art supplies $3,000
  • P.I.E. Playground equipment, phase 2 $4,000
  • DC Historical Society porch repairs $2,000
  • DC Agency on Aging senior-accessible furniture/etc $2,200
  • Mutchler Center cardio center $7,500
  • Fair Board/Producers Bldg at Fairgrounds $7,000
  • Camp Wapello Preservation Dining hall improvements $4,000
  • IOOF Cemetery Foundation Memorial Stand $5,000
  • Bloomfield Public Library Update computers $4,700

Forms and Applications

Grants are available to 501(c)3 organizations and government entities serving Davis County. Grant selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Davis County. The local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

  • Grant Application Due: November 1
  • Grants Awarded In: December

On behalf of our county, the Davis County Community Foundation has established the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) to support our most negatively impacted populations as they face the effects of COVID-19.