Iowa 80 Truckstop & CAT Scale Award Grants
Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company have awarded its second round of grants to local organizations from the Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program that was established last year. 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.
“This grant program really gives our employees the power to decide how we should be supporting our community,” says Delia Moon Meier, senior vice president.
The following grants were awarded on July 16, 2013 for applications received for the June 2013 grant cycle.
Durant Boy Scout Troop #153 – $1,500.00
Trucker Buddy International – $1,500.00
Buffalo Food Pantry – $1,000.00
Durant Cub Scout Pack #153 – $750.00
Café on Vine – $500.00
Walcott Police Department – $500.00
Edward W. Knapper VFW Post #6174 – $450.00
Children’s Cancer Connection – $350.00
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.