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Wapello County Legacy Foundation Concludes Grant Cycle Totaling $150K

The Wapello County Legacy Foundation recently concluded one of their three 2021 grant cycles totaling around $150K.

In all there were 29 Bright Ideas Community Enrichment Fund grant recipients, including the Cardinal Community School District and Living Hope Bible Church to implement Stop the Summer Slide, a summer reading intervention program, The Crisis Center & Women’s Shelter for HVAC replacement, Ottumwa Habitat for Humanity for their 2021 family home build on Ward St and Wapello County Exposition to build an outdoor restroom and shower facility at the Expo Grounds.

The next online cycle is expected to begin June 1st.

Over the past decade since the foundation’s inception, a little over $4.25M have been awarded to nonprofit organizations in the County.


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