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Grant Year Grantee Title Amount
2019 Pottawattamie County 2019 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization $93,765.00
2019 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Place-making Consortium $500,000.00
2019 Neola Betterment Corporation Senior Housing Plus $200,000.00
2019 City of Council Bluffs 2019 River’s Edge Activation $250,000.00
2019 Pottawattamie County Art on the Frontier Iowa Trails (ArtFITS) $20,000.00
2019 Bluffs Arts Council Harvester II Arts and Culture District $2,000,000.00
2019 Omaha Symphony Association Multi-Year Funding Year 2 $25,000.00
2019 The Durham Museum Multi-Year Funding Year 2 $25,000.00
2019 The Durham Museum Exterior Restoration Initiative $50,000.00
2019 Iowa West Foundation Downtown Cultural Trail $50,000.00
2019 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2019 $535,000.00
2019 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Multi-Year Funding Lauritzen Gardens Year 2 $12,500.00
2019 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Multi-Year Funding Railroad Days Year 2 $25,000.00
2019 Iowa Western Community College Foundation Multi-Year Funding Access to Performing Arts Center Year 2 $30,000.00
2019 Omaha Theater Company Multi-Year Funding Rose Theater Year 2 $25,000.00
2019 Pheasants Forever, Inc. Strengthening Quality of Life and Rural Economies through Growing Outdoor Recreation Opportunities $44,759.60
2019 Joslyn Art Museum Multi-Year Funding Year 2 $25,000.00
2019 Ballet Nebraska Multi-Year Funding Year 2 $125,000.00
2019 Union Pacific Museum Association Transcontinental Railroad 150th Anniversary $25,000.00
2019 Council Bluffs Youth Soccer Association, Inc. Iowa West Foundation Sports Plex $768,809.50
2019 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Heartland 2050 Close the Gap 2019 $27,500.00
2019 City of Tabor Tabor Public Library $50,000.00
2019 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Loess Hills Missouri River Region Cabin Initiative $350,000.00
2019 City of Carter Lake Carter Lake Rental Inspection Program $14,500.00
2019 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation The Good Neighbor Project $25,000.00
2019 YMCA of Greater Omaha Charles E. Lakin YMCA Park Project $200,000.00
2019 Pottawattamie County Community Foundation Women’s Fund of Southwest Iowa and Matching Funds $291,667.00
2019 Impact Hill Operations for Impact Hill 2019-20 $15,000.00
2018 City of Council Bluffs Furthering Interconnections, Revitalization, Streetscapes, Transportation, and Aesthetics for a Vibrant Economy $200,000.00
2018 City of Logan City Park Basketball & Tennis Court Rehab $20,000.00
2018 Pottawattamie County 2018 CITIES Program Re-capitalization $474,125.00
2018 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Downtown Revitalization Fund $1,000,000.00
2018 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Place-making Consortium $500,000.00
2018 Friends of Lake Manawa, Inc Dream Playground-Reimagined Project $160,000.00
2018 New Community Development Corporation Construction Technology Partnership $62,500.00
2018 New Community Development Corporation Walnut Grove Development Project $200,000.00
2018 City of Council Bluffs All-America City Signage and Awareness $25,000.00
2018 City of Council Bluffs Loessfest 2018 $250,000.00
2018 Omaha Symphony Association Multi-Year Funding Year 1 $25,000.00
2018 The Durham Museum Multi-Year Funding Year 1 $25,000.00
2018 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2018 $535,000.00
2018 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Multi-Year Funding Railroad Days Year 1 $25,000.00
2018 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Multi-Year Funding Lauritzen Gardens Year 1 $12,500.00
2018 Iowa Western Community College Foundation Multi-Year Funding Access to Performing Arts Center Year 1 $30,000.00
2018 Omaha Theater Company Multi-Year Funding Rose Theater Year 1 $25,000.00
2018 Joslyn Art Museum Multi-Year Funding Year 1 $25,000.00
2018 Ballet Nebraska Multi-Year Funding Year 1 $125,000.00
2018 Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund Inc. Affordable Housing 2019 $35,000.00
2018 Four County Fair Association Expo Building Renovations $20,000.00
2018 Omaha Zoological Society Carousel Plaza $50,000.00
2018 City of Council Bluffs Bayliss Park Holiday Lighting, Phase 2 $25,000.00
2018 City of Council Bluffs West Broadway Phase II $2,000,000.00
2018 City of Council Bluffs Signage Mid-America Center $500,000.00
2018 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Neighborhood Network (Year 5) $160,000.00
2018 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Loess Hills Missouri River Region Parks to People Coordination $24,000.00
2018 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Heartland 2050/Close the Gap (H2050/CTG) $14,625.00
2018 Heartland Bike Share Going Electric Phase I: Heartland B-cycle Electric Pedal-Assist Bike Procurement & Implementation $10,000.00
2018 Bluffs Arts Council Harvester II Arts and Culture District $1,400,000.00
2018 Chanticleer, Inc. 2018-2019 Operating Budget $35,000.00
2018 Council Bluffs Community School District Blink V $100,000.00
2017 Iowa Western Commmunity College Fitness and Wellness Center $500,000.00
2017 Pottawattamie County CITIES Program 2017 Re-Capitalization $921,525.00
2017 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Place-making Consortium $500,000.00
2017 IPBN Foundation KHIN Red OakTower Repainting and Lighting Replacement $53,330.00
2017 Bluffs Arts Council Arts and Culture District (Funding 3) $1,266,436.00
2017 The Durham Museum Top Secret: License to Spy Exhibition $25,000.00
2017 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2017 $542,109.85
2017 The Nature Conservancy Acquire 506-Acre Loess Hills Property Near Council Bluffs $400,000.00
2017 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Railroad Days 2017 $25,000.00
2017 City of Shelby Sewer System Improvement $150,000.00
2017 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Heartland 2050 Implementation/Close the Gap $65,000.00
2017 Pottawattamie County Rural Recycling Center $222,500.00
2017 Omaha Performing Arts Society Orpheum Theater’s 90th Anniversary Capital Improvements: Slosburg Hall Seats $100,000.00
2017 Red Oak Grand Theatre, Inc. Phase II -Theatre $90,000.00
2017 City of Council Bluffs West Broadway Phase 1 $1,700,000.00
2017 City of Council Bluffs Sternhill Park Sign $54,500.00
2017 Bluffs Arts Council Arts and Culture District (Funding 4) $408,195.00
2017 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Neighborhood Network (Year 4) $70,000.00
2017 Pheasants Forever, Inc. Integrating Precision Agriculture Technology with Economic Development $73,671.00
2017 Ballet Nebraska Season 8: ‘Momentum,’ ‘The Nutcracker,’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ $125,000.00
2017 Omaha Creative Institute Professional Development Series $3,000.00
2017 Council Bluffs Community School District Blink IV $100,000.00
2017 City of Carroll Kellan’s Kingdom, Carroll’s First All-Inclusive Playground $10,000.00
2017 Shelby County Historical Society Military Exhibit Hall $8,250.00
2017 Omaha Zoological Society Asian Highlands $250,000.00
2017 City of Council Bluffs Bayliss Park Holiday Lighting $24,370.00
2017 Bluffs Arts Council Arts and Culture District -Funding 5 $600,000.00
2017 Opera Omaha “Falstaff”, “Medea” and “Proving Up” production sponsor $25,000.00
2017 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. The Recycled Art of Sayaka Ganz, Jim Merz, and Aurora Robson (Official Title TBD) $12,500.00
2017 Iowa Western Community College Foundation Access to Performing Arts Programming $30,000.00
2017 Chanticleer, Inc. Programming Support for the 2017 – 2018 Season $32,000.00
2017 The Blue Barn Theatre 2017-2018 Programming $5,000.00
2017 City of Denison Audio Visual Equipment $4,000.00
2017 Downtown Riverfront Trust Iowa/Nebraska Riverfront Study $250,000.00
2017 Program Related Investment Iowa West Field House $13,437,884.00
2016 Centro Latino of Iowa Operational Support 2016-17 $75,000.00
2016 Audubon Community Cinema The Rose Theater Renovation $6,000.00
2016 City of Council Bluffs CBFD Bell Tower Project $85,000.00
2016 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Neighborhood Network (Year 3) $106,920.00
2016 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2016 $525,000.00
2016 Ballet Nebraska Season Seven: ‘Swan Lake,’ ‘The Nutcracker,’ and ‘Momentum 7’ $100,000.00
2016 Council Bluffs Community School District Blink! Phase III $150,000.00
2016 Mimran Event Management, Inc USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships $20,000.00
2016 Union Pacific Museum Association Working on the Railroad Exhibit $100,000.00
2016 City of Avoca Main Entry Library $4,950.00
2016 City of Tabor Main Street Lights and Brick Paving Improvements $10,000.00
2016 Joslyn Art Museum Interpretive Technology for the reinstallation of the permanent European galleries $20,000.00
2016 Omaha Development Foundation Missouri River Commons $35,000.00
2016 Bluffs Arts Council Arts and Culture District – Funding 2 $2,325,369.00
2016 Opera Omaha “La bohème”, “Così fan tutte” and “Flight” production sponsor $30,000.00
2016 Iowa Western Community College Foundation Access to Performing Arts $30,000.00
2016 Chanticleer, Inc. 2016-2017 Partial Season Program Support $22,000.00
2016 The Blue Barn Theatre 2016-2017 Season Programming $10,000.00
2016 Nishna Valley Family YMCA Wellness Equipment $32,500.00
2015 City of Griswold Community Building Improvements $10,000.00
2015 Historic General Dodge House, Inc. Capital Improvement and Collection Management Project $24,500.00
2015 Southwest Iowa Nature Trails Project, Inc. Interactive Information Kiosks & Trailhead Development $20,000.00
2015 Stanton Historical Society Repair and Repainting of the Swedish Coffeepot Water Tower $5,000.00
2015 Bluffs Arts Council Arts Programming 2015/2016 $11,000.00
2015 Bluffs Arts Council Arts and Culture District $2,000,000.00
2015 The Durham Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition project $20,000.00
2015 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2015 $500,000.00
2015 Friends of Downtown Harlan Lights and Sound $7,500.00
2015 Iowa Western Community College Foundation Arts Center 2015-16 Programming $22,000.00
2015 Centro Latino of Iowa Centro Latino Of Iowa (Operational Support 2015-16) $75,000.00
2015 Chanticleer, Inc. Program Support for 2015-2016 Season $30,000.00
2015 Ballet Nebraska Season Six: ‘Cleopatra,’ ‘The Nutcracker,’ and ‘Momentum 6’ $124,000.00
2015 Council Bluffs Community School District Council Bluffs Area WiFi Consortium Initiative Phase II $153,000.00
2015 Pottawattamie County Pottawattamie County Verterans Affairs Building $275,000.00
2015 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Emergency Funding Request $100,000.00
2015 Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc. Carstens Restoration #3 $15,750.00
2015 Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund Inc. Affordable Housing 2015-16 $45,058.00
2015 Audubon Recreation Foundation Audubon Recreation Center $50,000.00
2015 New Community Development Corporation Mynster Townhomes $250,000.00
2015 City of Council Bluffs Rental Housing Inspection $64,200.42
2015 Opera Omaha La Fanciulla del West and Semele production sponsor $30,000.00
2015 Iowa West Foundation Public Art $1,000,000.00
2015 Iowa West Foundation Park Landing Rivers Edge $1,150,000.00
2015 Iowa West Foundation MAC Fieldhouse $2,000,000.00
2015 The Blue Barn Theatre Expanded programming for 2015-2016 Season $9,200.00
2015 Downtown Omaha Inc. Foundation 2015 Holiday Lights Festival $15,000.00
2015 Montgomery County Family YMCA Indoor Tennis Lighting/ Court Enhancement $20,000.00
2015 Heritage Services Riverfront Study $95,500.00
2015 Pottawattamie County 2016 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization $836,850.00
2015 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation 100 Block Redevelopment Project $1,000,000.00
2015 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Place-making Consortium -MSCB, Inc. $250,000.00
2015 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Place-making Consortium -Live Well Council Bluffs $250,000.00
2015 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Heartland 2050 Implementation $65,000.00
2015 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development SW Iowa Rural Art and Culture Development $32,500.00
2015 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Railroad Days 2016 $25,000.00
2015 Omaha Community Foundation The Landscape Project $18,000.00
2014 Joslyn Art Museum 21st Century Campaign $1,000,000.00
2014 Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund Inc. Affordable Housing 2014 $50,000.00
2014 Bluffs Arts Council Music/Movies in the Park; Holiday Concert $6,000.00
2014 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance Restoration of Front Porch of Historic Bregant House (The Little People’s House) $2,636.25
2014 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative $267,170.00
2014 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2014 $500,000.00
2014 YFC, Inc. The Maha Music Festival $7,500.00
2014 Omaha Performing Arts Society Patron Loyalty -Capacity Building Project- 2nd Phase $78,500.00
2014 Mills County Fair Association Free Fair Mills County Community Building $150,000.00
2014 Pottawattamie County 2014 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization $753,586.00
2014 Pottawattamie County Regional Trails Initiative $2,200,000.00
2014 Iowa School for the Deaf Foundation Elementary Playground $40,000.00
2014 The Durham Museum Facility Maintenance $100,000.00
2014 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Funding for 2014-2015 Programs $292,000.00
2014 The Nature Conservancy Loess Hills Land Acquisition in Pottawattamie County $82,133.00
2014 New Community Development Corporation Home Buyer Scholarships $100,000.00
2014 Live Well Omaha Heartland B-Cycle $105,000.00
2014 Shelby County Historical Society Shelby County Historical Museum Storage and Preservation Project $15,000.00
2014 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation CURB: Creating the Ultimate Residential Beautification -Live Well Council Bluffs $60,000.00
2014 Opera Omaha “Rigoletto”, “A Flowering Tree”, and “Fidelio” Production Sponsor $30,000.00
2014 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Kanesville-Tinley Neighborhood Initiative (Phase II) $92,707.37
2014 Iowa West Foundation West Broadway – Gateway Tower LED retrofit $664,707.00
2014 Iowa Western Community College Foundation 2014-2015 Programming $30,000.00
2014 City of Dedham Dedham Ball Diamond Park Improvements and Playground Construction $10,000.00
2014 Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A. Kanesville-Tinley Neighborhood Initiative (Phase II) $65,377.63
2014 Downtown Omaha Inc. Foundation 2014 Holiday Lights Festival $15,000.00
2014 Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska Council Bluffs Latino Leadership and Capacity-Building $25,000.00
2014 City of Council Bluffs Broadway Shelter $15,000.00
2014 Pottawattamie County 2015 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization $665,000.00
2014 City of Council Bluffs Return to Fairmount Park $100,000.00
2014 City of Carter Lake City Walking/Running Track Phase 1 $12,438.00
2014 Bluffs Arts Council Operating Support 2015 $15,000.00
2014 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Railroad Days 2015 $25,000.00
2014 Malvern Area Betterment Association 401 Main Street Improvements Project $40,000.00
2014 City of Glenwood, Iowa Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center – Lazy River Feature $50,000.00
2014 Sons & Daughters of Imogene, Inc. Softball Field Complex Improvements $10,000.00
2013 City of Council Bluffs Art in the Park $200,000.00
2013 City of Griswold Library awning purchase $2,250.00
2013 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Heartland 2050 $75,000.00
2013 Underwood Memorial Building Association Ball Court update $3,000.00
2013 Historical Society of Pottawattamie County Capacity Building $18,000.00
2013 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2013 $444,000.00
2013 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Loess Hills Visitor Guidebook Update and Mobile Website Development $40,000.00
2013 Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska Enhancing Human Capital and Civic Engagement among Latinos $37,500.00
2013 The Danish Immigrant Museum Bedstemor’s House – Exterior Restoration $10,000.00
2013 City of Lewis Playground Improvement Project $7,400.00
2013 City of Griswold Welcome sign completion $8,000.00
2013 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Funding for 2013-2014 Projects $300,000.00
2013 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Mormon Handcart Trail and Mormon Pioneer Trail Inventory and Interpretation $14,500.00
2013 Tabor Historical Society Preservation of the Reverend John Todd House $35,000.00
2013 Pottawattamie County Wheeler Grove Conservation Area – Initial Acquisition $210,000.00
2013 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation CURB: Creating the Ultimate Residential Beautification -Live Well Council Bluffs $60,000.00
2013 Carson Business Club Dreamland Theater Building Improvements $5,000.00
2013 Historical Society of Pottawattamie County Preservation 2013 $26,625.00
2013 Montgomery County Family YMCA Wellness Equipment $32,500.00
2013 Grist Mill Fine Arts Council, Inc. Roof Replacement $5,000.00
2013 Macedonia Historical Preservation Society Phase II Pioneer Trail Museum Expansion $50,000.00
2013 Council Bluffs Trees Forever Railroad Avenue Phase II and III $8,220.00
2013 The Danish Immigrant Museum Curatorial Center $50,000.00
2013 City of Red Oak Downtown Revitalization and Improvements Master Plan $50,000.00
2013 Indian Creek Historical Society and Museum Barn restoration $10,000.00
2013 Bluffs Arts Council Operating Support 2014 $20,000.00
2013 The Durham Museum The 1968 Exhibit $30,000.00
2013 The Nature Conservancy Loess Hills Prescribed Fire Association Pilot $10,000.00
2013 Mills County Conservation Pony Creek Nature Center $100,000.00
2013 Southwest Iowa Nature Trails Project, Inc. Flail Mower Head Replacement $4,300.00
2013 CommonBond Communities Wabash Place $250,000.00
2012 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Renewal of CURB; Creating the Ultimate Residential Beautification -Live Well Council Bluffs $50,000.00
2012 Red Oak Grand Theatre, Inc. Red Oak Grand Theatre Digital Projector Upgrade $20,000.00
2012 City of Griswold Welcome to Griswold sign replacement $15,000.00
2012 City of Avoca Assistance Program to Improve Existing Housing $150,000.00
2012 Omaha Symphony Association The Amazing Music Machine $17,420.00
2012 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2012 $444,000.00
2012 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Building Opportunities for Agri-Tourism in Western Iowa $12,000.00
2012 Council Bluffs Trees Forever Heart of the City Phase 2 $7,500.00
2012 Historic General Dodge House, Inc. Historic General Dodge House Interior Wooden Shutter Restoration $15,000.00
2012 Davies Amphitheater Inc. Davies Amphitheater Renovation $25,000.00
2012 Loess Hills Alliance Recreation Promotion in the Loess Hills $15,000.00
2012 Landmarks, Inc Promoting Preservation $5,000.00
2012 Neighborhood Center for Greater Omaha Neighborhood Website Project $27,500.00
2012 City of Shelby Community Building Restoration $4,605.00
2012 Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A. Campus Improvements and Security $40,000.00
2012 Shelby County Manteno Park North Campground $20,000.00
2012 City of Minden City of Minden Park Revitalizaton $24,750.00
2012 Pottawattamie County Botna Bend Park Enhancements (Phase I) $200,000.00
2012 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance Hire Consultant for Preservation Training $4,000.00
2012 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Funding for 2012-2013 projects $320,000.00
2012 Iowa West Foundation Riverfront Public Art $3,000,000.00
2012 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Interpretive Master Plans for the Loess Hills National Scenic Byway and Western Skies Scenic Byway $60,000.00
2012 Audubon County Conservation Club Trap thrower $2,000.00
2012 Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A. Kanesville Tinley Neighborhood $216,000.00
2012 Omaha Creative Institute “Play Me, I’m Yours” Street Piano Project $5,000.00
2012 Loess Hills Archaelogical Interpretive Center Loess Hills Archaeological Interpretive Center $75,000.00
2012 City of Oakland Phase II of the Oakland City Services Building Project $200,000.00
2012 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Renovation of 1216 and 1228 S. Main Street $500,000.00
2012 Omaha Theater Company Rose Theater Renovation Project $50,000.00
2012 Youth Enhancement Association Youth Sports Complex $25,000.00
2012 Hitchcock House Advisory Board Addition to Granary $10,000.00
2012 City of Council Bluffs First Night 2013 $30,000.00
2012 City of Griswold Cocklin Fish Farm Playground $10,000.00
2012 City of Avoca Public Safety Enhancement Initiative $17,500.00
2012 City of Avoca Signage Plan Implementation $25,000.00
2012 City of Crescent Park Revitalization VII/Tennis Court Refurbish $12,000.00
2012 City of Stanton Stanton Public Library Furnishings $30,000.00
2012 Pottawattamie County Parks Master Plan $13,300.00
2012 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Capacity Building -Live Well Council Bluffs $15,000.00
2012 The Oakland Historical Society Rehabilitation of the Nishna Heritage Museum $37,500.00
2012 Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Building Bridges: Empowering Community and Youth Voice Through the Arts $62,500.00
2012 Neighborhood Center for Greater Omaha External program evaluation $60,000.00
2012 Downtown Omaha Inc. Foundation Holiday Lights Festival – General Support $15,000.00
2012 City of Lenox Lenox Sports Park Little League Fields $10,000.00
2012 Historic General Dodge House, Inc. Capacity Building and Fiscal Stabilization Grant $20,000.00
2012 City of Griswold Community building improvements $7,500.00
2012 Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund Inc. Community Housing $38,058.00
2012 City of Elliott Elliott Wetland and Green Space $26,000.00
2012 City of Kimballton The Little Mermaid Trail and Park Development $38,000.00
2012 City of Hancock Electronic Message Board $14,000.00
2012 City of Shelby Shelby Park and Recreation/Concession & Restroom facility $8,000.00
2012 City of Templeton Templeton Community Center Project $25,000.00
2012 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Children’s Garden and Nature Center $115,000.00
2012 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Lauritzen Gardens Conservatory $750,000.00
2012 City of Willey Willey Playground Construction $5,000.00
2011 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Downtown Revitalization Fund $400,000.00
2011 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2011 $444,000.00
2011 Tabor Historical Society Historic Structure Report and Interpretation of the Todd House $26,425.00
2011 City of Carson Nishna Loop Pedestrian Trail & Roadside Heritage Center $70,000.00
2011 City of Shelby Shelby Park Renovation Committee $10,000.00
2011 YMCA of Greater Omaha Council Bluffs YMCA Market Feasibility Study $30,000.00
2011 Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Development Concepts/Preliminary Designs $12,500.00
2011 Southwest Iowa Nature Trails Project, Inc. Equipment Needs $10,000.00
2011 City of Avoca Clubhouse Equipment and Furniture $10,000.00
2011 Community Housing Investment Corporation Neighborhood Recovery 2012 $44,000.00
2011 African American Empowerment Network Neighborhood Revitalization and Transformation $25,000.00
2011 Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund Inc. Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund 2012 $40,000.00
2011 City of Avoca Baseball/Softball Complex Improvements $53,190.00
2011 City of Elk Horn, Iowa Little Mermaid Trail System: Friends Walk Extension Reconstruction $38,600.00
2011 The Danish Immigrant Museum Jens Jensen Prairie Landscape Park $25,000.00
2011 City of Walnut Fireman’s Park Improvements $12,056.50
2011 Bluffs Arts Council General Operating Support $22,500.00
2011 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation Growing a Healthy Community -Live Well Council Bluffs $25,000.00
2011 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Providing Technical Assistance to Western Iowa Communities $62,000.00
2011 The Nature Conservancy 1,065-Acre Loess Hills Conservation Easement $487,500.00
2011 Douglas County Historical Society Victorian Heirloom Garden Restoration $4,000.00
2010 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2010 $166,000.00
2010 Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Outside Kaneko $38,700.00
2010 City of Council Bluffs First Night 2011 $40,000.00
2010 City of Griswold Griswold Youth Sports Complex Lighting Project $7,000.00
2010 City of Council Bluffs Corridor Streetscape (23 Ave & 24 St / W. Broadway Viaduct Approach) $1,650,000.00
2010 Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Western Skies Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan Development $10,000.00
2010 City of Council Bluffs Construct New Library $3,000,000.00
2009 Council Bluffs Community School District Procuring a Facility to Advance a District Improvement Plan $407,500.00
2009 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2009 $220,000.00
2009 City of Council Bluffs Downtown Streetscape – Phase VIII – Street Lights $125,000.00
2009 The Nature Conservancy Loess Hills Fire Initiative $75,000.00
2008 Iowa West Foundation City of Council Bluffs S. 24th Street Public Art $4,132,038.00
2008 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance – 2008 $200,000.00
2008 CB Landscape Trust Streetscape Maintenance $50,000.00
2008 Midlands Humane Society Implementation of the Midlands Humane Society’s Animal Care and Control Facilities $300,000.00
2008 City of Atlantic East Ridge Park Project $25,000.00
2008 City of Council Bluffs Streetscape Phase VII, Part II $1,300,000.00
2008 City of Council Bluffs West Broadway Streetscape Project $3,000,000.00
2008 The Durham Museum Sponsorship of Moneyville exhibition $25,000.00
2007 City of Council Bluffs Streetscape Corridor Projects (SOBR, Kanesville, Avenue G) $9,006,785.00
2007 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance CBHPA Start-up Funding $45,000.00
2007 Whiterock Conservancy Creating a Great Place via Community-Wide Collaboration $50,000.00
2007 Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation Bayliss Park Winterfest Lights $41,566.00
2007 Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc. Museum Expansion $50,000.00
2007 City of Mondamin Handicap Accessible Bathroom Remodel $1,500.00
2007 City of Council Bluffs Downtown Streetscape – Phase VII – Broadway $1,050,000.00
2007 City of Neola Sports Complex Lights $80,562.00
2006 Film Streams, Inc Film Streams’ Start-Up Capital Campaign $75,000.00
2006 Historical Society of Pottawattamie County Marketing and Advertising Proposal $7,950.00
2006 City of Council Bluffs Fairmount Park Master Plan $50,000.00
2006 City of Griswold Griswold Library Expansion $20,000.00
2006 City of Walnut Playground Equipment in Honor of Alec Mertz $20,240.00
2006 City of Carson Downtown Improvements $3,000.00
2006 Pheasants Forever, Inc. Farm Creek Recreation Area Expansion $50,000.00
2006 City of Council Bluffs City Cost Center Benchmarking $710,000.00
2006 Audubon County Conservation Board T-Bone Trail $35,000.00
2006 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Mills County Strategic Planning Initiative $15,000.00
2006 Omaha Symphony Association Education Programs $25,000.00
2006 The Durham Museum Sponsorship of From the Home Front and the Front Lines exhibition $25,000.00
2006 The Nature Conservancy Loess Hills Mobile Fire Crew $35,000.00
2006 Greater Omaha Society of Model Engineers Enhancing Visitor Experience $1,500.00
2006 Chanticleer, Inc. Children’s Theater Workshop $6,997.00
2006 City of Council Bluffs “28th Street and Avenue A” Park $250,000.00
2006 The Barbara and Thurman Johnson Youth Development Center, Inc. Feasibility Study for the Johnson Youth Leadership Center $20,000.00
2006 Pottawattamie County Central Loess Hills Restoration Initiative $250,000.00
2006 Iowa West Foundation Public Art Phase I $6,000,000.00
2006 Iowa Barn Foundation Iowa Barn Foundation restoration projects $18,000.00
2006 City of Council Bluffs Park and Glen Avenues Historic Study $13,000.00
2006 City of Carroll Carroll Skate Park $15,000.00
2006 City of Carter Lake – Park & Recreation Department 14th Street Park – 2006 $4,210.00
2006 City of Defiance Defiance Walking Park $8,500.00
2006 City of Hancock Modern Bathrooms & Concession Stand $41,640.00
2006 Manilla Area Historical Association Kitchen and storage Project $2,500.00
2006 Municipal Homes, Inc Katlman Mutli Family Housing $100,000.00
2006 Newton Avoca Historical Society Avoca Courthouse Repair Work $8,934.00
2006 City of Carter Lake Locust Street – Streetscape Master Plan $53,483.00
2006 City of Neola Light Pole Banners $1,380.00
2006 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Maintenance $152,000.00
2006 Indian Creek Historical Society and Museum Exhibit Building $39,000.00
2006 Friends of Discovery, Inc. Lewis and Clark Educational and Interpretive Visitor Center $56,000.00
2006 Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation Paintings Conservation Laboratory $50,000.00
2006 City of Anita ‘Let’s Just Play’ $3,000.00
2006 Town and Country Arts Completion of Renovation and Restoration of the Grand Lodge Arts Center $3,000.00
2005 Iowa Western Community College Foundation Performing Arts Center $684,224.00
2005 City of Minden Main Street retaining wall $15,250.00
2005 The Performing Arts & Education Association Construction of performing arts center $100,000.00
2005 Town and Country Arts Refurbish building $25,000.00
2005 City of Underwood City welcome signs $20,750.00
2005 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance Inner Circle Tour of Council Bluffs – brochure $10,000.00
2005 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance Lincoln/Fairview historic residential district nomination $15,000.00
2005 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance South 8th Street Project $13,000.00
2005 The Danish Immigrant Museum Roof Replacement and Exterior Enhancement $20,000.00
2005 City of Oakland Community Center Project $25,000.00
2005 Carson Business Club Dreamland Theatre Ceiling Replacement $10,000.00
2005 City of Onawa, Onawa Public Library Onawa Public Library Expansion Project $50,000.00
2005 City of Sidney Sidney Public Library/Community Room $5,000.00
2005 Macedonia Historical Preservation Society Pioneer Trail Museum $23,511.00
2005 Iowa Architectural Foundation Community Design Program $70,000.00
2005 Bluffs Arts Council Festival of Trees $42,000.00
2005 Glenwood American Indian Earth Lodge Society Glenwood Earth Lodge Project $18,609.00
2005 The Durham Museum “Latin Jazz Exhibit Sponsorship & Capital Improvement” $25,000.00
2005 City of Council Bluffs Southside Trail Project $292,800.00
2005 City of Oakland Main Street(s) Beautification Project $10,500.00
2005 City of Woodbine Woodbine Community Playground $44,974.00
2005 Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Livestock Show $35,000.00
2005 City of Glenwood, Iowa Glenwood Lake Park Campground $25,000.00
2005 Botna Valley Genealogy Society Microfilm/Microfische Reader/Printer Automation $750.00
2005 Union Pacific Museum Association New Exhibits $100,000.00
2005 Mayhew Cabin Foundation Total Facility Educational Rehabilitation $10,000.00
2005 Playing with Fire, Inc. Playing with Fire $20,000.00
2005 Iowa Historic Preservation Alliance Council Bluffs Inner Circle Pocket Park Project $16,200.00
2005 Community Housing Investment Corporation Infil Program 2006 $225,000.00
2005 Cass County Historical Society The Cass County Historical Museum $50,000.00
2005 Pottawattamie County Development Corporation South Main / Haymarket redevelopment $280,400.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs S 24th Street Corridor $750,000.00
2004 City of Massena Renovations to library $31,000.00
2004 City of Neola Swimming pool renovations $300,000.00
2004 Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts Phase 2 of museum expansion $10,000.00
2004 Lewis Central Baseball & Softball Association Facility lighting (IWF Complex) $50,000.00
2004 Pottawattamie County Playgrounds at Arrowhead and Botna Bend Parks $28,000.00
2004 Pottawattamie County CITIES program $1,000,000.00
2004 Shelby County Fair Restroom facility at fairgrounds $8,000.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs Mid America Center activity fund $200,000.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs Mid City Railroad corridor $75,000.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs Avenue G Viaduct & corridor aesthetics $800,000.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs Safety markers for trails $40,031.00
2004 City of Charter Oak Shelter at city park $8,482.00
2004 City of Persia City entrance signs $5,000.00
2004 City of Shelby ADA improvements to community center $5,000.00
2004 City of Woodbine Historic corridor renovation $10,000.00
2004 Oakland Avenue Neighborhood Association Street banners for Oakland Avenue $1,855.00
2004 Omaha Community Playhouse Production of Annie $10,000.00
2004 Community Housing Investment Corporation Infil Program $170,000.00
2004 City of Carson Signage, lighting and landscaping $3,571.00
2004 City of Carson Improvements to city park $7,000.00
2004 Jazz Arts Midwest, Inc. 2005 Series $25,000.00
2004 Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Vincent Bluff purchase of additional land $50,000.00
2004 Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development Construction of farm model. $74,619.14
2004 City of Council Bluffs Bayliss Park Master Plan, Phase 1 $2,140,268.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs Indian Creek Trail. $220,000.00
2004 ACOVA, Inc. ADA improvements. $29,815.00
2004 Audubon County Conservation Board Development of recreation trail $37,500.00
2004 City of Defiance Walking trail in new city park $7,500.00
2004 City of Henderson Improvements surrounding community center $10,000.00
2004 City of McClelland Construction of picnic pavilion in city park $6,000.00
2004 City of Oakland City entrance signs $8,900.00
2004 City of Treynor Park playground renovations. $25,770.00
2004 Clearfield Public Library Book shelves for library $2,000.00
2004 Town of Braddyville Building renovations of community hall. $5,500.00
2004 Community Housing Investment Corporation Blighted program. $100,000.00
2004 City of Carson Improvements to city park. $4,462.50
2004 Historic General Dodge House, Inc. Interior renovation and restoration. $25,000.00
2004 City of Atlantic Restroom renovations at Sunnyside Park $30,000.00
2004 Nebraska Jewish Historical Society Preservation of three dimensional objects $25,000.00
2004 Tabor Historical Society Renovation of music hall. $3,650.00
2004 City of Council Bluffs Historic Commercial renovation fund. $500,000.00
2004 City of Elliott Phase III City Park Improvement Plan $3,425.00
2004 Westfair Association Capital improvements. $50,000.00
2004 Terrace Hill Foundation, Inc. Promotional and marketing materials. $3,300.00
2004 Bluffs Arts Council Festival of Trees. $26,172.75
2004 Bluffs Arts Council Summer Arts Series $15,000.00
2004 Iowa West Foundation Public Art Master Plan $85,000.00
2004 Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation 2005 Success Series $20,000.00
2004 Iowa Western Community College Foundation 2005-2006 performance series at arts center $50,000.00
2004 Loess Hills Preservation Society, Inc. Autumn in the Bluffs event $10,000.00
2004 Montgomery County Historical Society Capital campaign for new museum $25,000.00
2004 Union Pacific Museum Association Navajo Code Talkers Exhibit $10,300.00
2003 Indian Creek Historical Society Wiring of buildings $7,500.00
2003 Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Stategic Rural Instrastructure Plans $50,000.00
2003 City of Carson Construction of community building $200,000.00
2003 City of Council Bluffs Airport terminal $457,100.00
2003 City of Council Bluffs Highway 6 water tower paint,logo,design project $40,000.00
2003 City of Council Bluffs Treat Street $22,500.00
2003 City of Villisca City wide park improvement project $20,000.00
2003 City of Neola City entrance signs and walking trail $20,265.00
2003 City of Walnut Downtown revitalization project $8,482.50
2003 Macedonia Historical Preservation Society Macedonia History Book Project $2,500.00
2003 Bluffs Arts Council Renaissance Faire of the Midlands $92,765.00
2003 Bluffs Arts Council Chatauqua – From Sea to Shining Sea $10,000.00
2003 Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Construction of 5 homes $175,000.00
2003 Back to the River, Inc. ICON Interpretive Sculpture Project $58,000.00
2003 Jazz Arts Midwest, Inc. Various programs (park,seniors,children) $39,900.00
2003 Historic General Dodge House, Inc. Landscaping plans for fruit farm project $20,000.00
2003 City of Council Bluffs Veterans Plaza $40,000.00
2003 City of Earling Playground equipment $16,412.00
2003 City of Harlan Multipurpose activity center $75,000.00
2003 City of Little Sioux Renovations to community center $5,000.00
2003 City of Macedonia Multi purpose community room $8,500.00
2003 City of Minden Retaining wall $12,200.00
2003 City of Omaha – Parks Recreation Public Property Renovations to Kiwanis Park $40,000.00
2003 City of Shelby Renovation of depot complex $5,000.00
2003 City of Red Oak Restoration of fountain $7,500.00
2003 City of Council Bluffs 25th – 27th Street Corridor Project $1,000,000.00
2003 City of Council Bluffs 25th Street Corridor Project $1,300,000.00
2003 Audubon County Conservation Board Multipurpose recreation trail $15,000.00
2003 City of Dunlap Playground equipment $15,000.00
2003 First & Goal Foundation Expansion of football teams $10,700.00
2003 Pottawattamie County Establishment of nature center Hitchcock $150,000.00
2003 Bluffs Arts Council Summer Arts Series $37,127.00
2003 The Durham Museum Smithsonian affliation gallery addition $150,000.00
2003 The Durham Museum Declaration of Independence Road Trip $5,000.00
2003 Brush Up Nebraska Paint-A-Thon Expansion of brush up paint-a-thon $3,900.00
2003 Community Housing Investment Corporation Infil program $140,000.00
2003 Community Housing Investment Corporation Blighted building removal project $100,000.00
2003 Omaha Performing Arts Society Capital campaign $1,250,000.00
2003 Union Pacific Museum Association Promotional program for Union Pacific Museum $46,100.00
1986-2003 Various Grants classified as “historic” prior to 2003 $48,018,634.57

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