Iowa 80 Truckstop & CAT Scale Award Grants
Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company have awarded its first round of grants to local organizations from the recently established Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program. Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company established the fund through the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB). The grant program provides employees and other individuals a structure to request money to support good causes, organizations or philanthropies they are involved in.
“We want our employees to be empowered in helping us decide how we should support our community”, says Delia Moon Meier, senior vice president. “This grant program does just that. We are proud to be able to help organizations that our employees are passionate about.”
The following grants were awarded on December 15, 2014 for applications received for the December 2014 grant cycle.
Walcott Police Department $1,800.00
All Saints Lutheran Church Food Pantry $1,000.00
Trucker Buddy $1,000.00
Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Clinton $1,000.00
St. Florian Fire & Burn Foundation $800.00
Walcott Fire Department $650.00
Davenport Central Band Parent Assoc. $650.00
The Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund can only make grants that benefit Iowa based charities, Iowa activities or to organizations that have a presence in Iowa. Grants are awarded twice per year by a committee of Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale employees. More information on the Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program can be found online at http://www.iowa80group.com.