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CDBG COVID-19 Awards

As of June 25, 2020

Applicant

Award Amount

Project summary

City of Collins

$78,700

The city plans to hire a part time community nurse for the next 4-6 months to provide community support during the COVID 19 pandemic.
The city will also provide a meal service for approximately 500 area residents for 15 days to serve quarantined and underserved individuals.

City of Macedonia

$6,000

The city will provide funding for a Meals for Wheels program in four communities.  Program will provide free lunch and dinner to senior citizens who are unable to leave home due to COVID-19 risks. CDBG funds will assist with these meals for a 3-week period.

City of DeWitt

$38,070

The city will provide funding to DeWitt Referral Center’s Emergency Food Support Service through July 2020 to meet increased demand for assistance in light of COVID-19.

Mahaska County

$49,155

Mahaska County Public Health plans to purchase iPads and laptops to allow its staff to conduct telehealth visits with patients in isolation due to the threat of COVID-19.

City of Vinton

$9,000

The city will provide funding to Virginia Gray Hospital, Inc. to purchase reusable respiratory protection devices, hoods and headcovers for healthcare providers that may be exposed to COVID-19.

Wayne County

$6,000

Wayne County Public Health will utilize funds to conduct home visits to isolated patients twice per day for a 2-week period.

Clarke County

$50,000

Clarke County, in conjunction with Clarke County Public Health, Clarke County Emergency Management and other local partners will offer residents a Grocery to Go program.

City of Bondurant

$12,600

The city will purchase hotspots for residents without internet to allow for students to participate in virtual learning. The city will also purchase tablets to lend to residents under quarantine.

City of Oakland

$5,000

The city will utilize CDBG funds to assist the Riverside Food Pantry with the purchase of additional food and supplies to meet increased demand due to COVID-19.

City of Indianola

$8,130

The city will purchase two EDU-435 UV air and surface disinfection lamps to be used to disinfect vehicles and common spaces used to serve the public.

Shelby County

$17,280

Shelby County will partner with the Iowa Community Kitchen and Southwest Iowa Transit to provide a meal delivery program to at-risk, senior citizen residents in seven communities.

Palo Alto County

$4,000

Palo Alto County Health will provide in home visits to elderly at risk of COVID-19.
 

Cass County

$86,580

Cass County will partner with local partners to establish a centralized operation to manage requests for food assistance within the county. Project will include food purchases and delivery for quarantined individuals and assistance to local food pantries.

Jones County

$44,000

Jones County will partner with local agencies and Hawkeye Area Community Action Food Reservoir to establish expanded food delivery to at risk residents and those in quarantine. 

City of Perry

$39,356

The city will work with local partners to provide assistance to the local food pantry, expand Meals on Wheels, create a Free Book Friday program through the school district and library and enhance parks/recreation programming to allow for activities during quarantine.

City of Spragueville

$5,040

The city will work with local volunteers and a local restaurant to establish a meal delivery service for vulnerable residents. 

Winneshiek County

$11,040

Winneshiek County will implement a new grocery delivery program and expand the County Mutual Aid Network to manage volunteers/ volunteer opportunities and share information on resources available in response to COVID-19.

Dyersville

$42,500

The city will purchase two interactive whiteboard displays for use by fire, police, emergency management and first responders to share information regarding COVID-19.

Dubuque County

$99,282

Dubuque County will work with local partners to expand seven food assistance and meal delivery programs to serve county residents. Project includes meal delivery provided by 
Region 8 Regional Transit Authority.

Clinton County

$12,000

Clinton County Public Health will use funds to house and feed homeless residents that test positive for COVID-19 or those that are exposed and will need to quarantine.

Johnson County

$27,720

The County will partner with four area food pantries to purchase additional food and provide meal delivery in response to increased demand due to COVID-19.

Howard County

$30,000

The County will partner with Northeast Iowa Community Action to create an expanded meal delivery service for vulnerable populations in seven counties in northeast Iowa.

Delaware County

$100,000

The County is partnering with approximately six organizations to increase food availability and meal service to vulnerable populations, provide hotspots and chrome books for students to use for online learning and expand internet access on school campus to allow for independent learning.

City of Maquoketa

$100,000

The City is partnering with approximately ten organizations in Jackson County to increase food availability and meal service to vulnerable populations, provide library services though hot spots and e-learning programs, and provide internet access to students without access currently to increase online learning opportunities.

City of Guttenberg

$5,000

The City will assist Family Resource Food Pantry by providing funds to purchase additional food and supplies to meet increased demand associated with COVID-19.

City of Manning

$10,800

The City will use provide assistance to Manning Child Care Center to expand child care services to essential workers.

Dickinson County

$3,000

Dickinson County will assist Voluntary Action Center of the Great Lakes in providing food to area food pantries.

Cedar County

$89,356

The County will purchase two power lifts for two local EMS services in the County to allow for a reduced number of personnel to lift and transport patients. 

Carroll

$49,050

The City will work with local non-profits to provide restaurant gift cards to families utilizing food pantry services and cover processing costs of meat donated to a local food program.

Pleasantville

$4,065

The city will purchase an EDU-435 UV air and surface disinfection lamp to be used to disinfect vehicles and common spaces used to serve the public.

Scott County

$9,204

The County will assist Trinity Health Foundation to provide used to provide Psychological First Aid training for 10 licensed mental health professionals, which will then be made available via EAP to healthcare staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will also be use to purchase iPads to allow for telehealth services. 


Des Moines County


$31,320

The County will assist Young House Family Services through the purchase of equipment needed to provide telehealth services to clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volga

$40,000

The City will provide and deliver groceries to vulnerable households for a 4-week period.

Coralville

$8,280

The city will purchase hotspots for residents without internet access to check out through the library.

Monroe County

$54,689

The County will assist local food banks, provide community outreach and education, purchase surface and air sanitizing system for public areas, and provide additional public health services related to COVID-19.

LaPorte City

$12,200

The City will partner with local businesses and community groups to expand meal service and meal delivery to vulnerable residents. The City will also assist the local food bank.

Polk County

$100,000

The County will partner with the Food Bank of Iowa to provide an expanded meal delivery service for quarantined individuals in a 55-county region.

Riverdale

$7,500

The City will work with a local restaurant to provide a meal delivery service to senior, vulnerable residents.

Buchanan County


$12,048

Buchanan County Public Health will purchase two portable workstations and ten mobile hand sanitizing stations for public areas.  

Center Point

$19,975

The city will assist the CPU Food Pantry in providing food vouchers and groceries to families.

Grinnell


$45,000

The city will assist the MICA food pantry and provide funding to LINK Grinnell to provide child care services to essential workers.

Lone Tree


$3,976

The city will expand its community meals program and offer meal delivery to vulnerable residents.


Muscatine


$53,004

The city will partner with local organizations to expand food services and meal delivery to vulnerable residents. Funds will also be used to assist Trinity Health Foundation in providing Psychological First Aid training to provide EAP to healthcare staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic and to purchase iPads to allow for telehealth services.


North Liberty


$12,000

The city will expand its Before and After School program to provide school-aged child care for essential workers.


Norwalk


$21,500

The city will provide 10 new areas in the community with public WiFi, along with hot spots, to allow students without access at home to participate in online learning.  


West Branch


$25,000

The city will partner with the West Branch Food Pantry to provide meals to seniors and families in need within the community.

Clinton


$50,000

The city will partner with Victory Center Rescue Mission to expand meal delivery and transportation services and food boxes to vulnerable residents.

Decatur County


$30,500

The county will assist Graceland University and Leon Community Meals program to expand meal delivery services and provide medical/ hygiene kits to vulnerable residents.

Greene


$14,000

The city will assist the Green Community Food Bank and purchase a UV disinfectant lamp for the city’s ambulance service. 

Guttenberg


$25,000

The city will assist Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and Clinics with staff training as employees are redeployed into new positions in response to COVID-19.


Independence


$75,625

The city will purchase mobile hot spots for students without WiFi to allow distance learning. The city will also assist the local food pantry with food purchases and meals for students.

Jefferson County

$23,500

The county will assist with the expansion of two local food program and the establishment of a new program drive through meal service for residents. 

Lamont

$5,040

The city will work with local volunteers and restaurants to establish a meal delivery service for vulnerable residents.

Nashua

$5,000

The city will work with the local Meals on Wheels program and local restaurant to expand meal delivery services.

Knoxville

$24,630

The city will make upgrades to the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) system to ensure the system is compatible with Marion County’s system.

Coralville


$15,000

The city will assist the Coralville Food Pantry, Coralville Farmer’s Market and Table to Table program in providing meals and meal delivery to vulnerable students and families.

Creston


$5,000

The city will assist the Creston Area Food Pantry with expanding food distribution and providing student meals.

Ft. Dodge


$4,200

The city will assist Trinity Regional Medical Center with the purchase of 3 mobile equipment carts to be used for supplies associated with responding to COVID-19. 

Colfax

$7,000

The city will assist the Colfax Food Bank with food and supplies purchases for residents. 


Wapello County


$12,000

The county will use funds to expand its food box program for seniors, based on increased demand due to COVID-19.

Peosta


$27,500

The city will purchase a portable UV sanitizer light to use in public areas, including the Peosta Community Center.

Polk County


$13,000

The county will assist On With Life in providing telehealth services to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pottawattamie County


$43,750

The county’s Division of Public Health will use funds to hire three temporary, bilingual staff members to assist with COVID-19 contact tracing in rural Pottawattamie County.


Van Buren County


$6,727

The county will expand its emergency food relief and Snack-In-A-Sack programs to meet additional demand due to COVID-19.


Butler County

$20,796

The county will assist Butler County Public Health with telehealth services, home health visits associated with COVID-19, and educational materials on virus prevention.


Floyd County


$50,000

The county will expand mobile food pantry operations in approximately 17 communities in Northeast Iowa.

Louisa County



$36,500

Louisa County Public Health will purchase temperature scanners and expand language translation services to provide and collect information from patients and residents exposed to COVID-19.

Monticello


$2,295

The city will purchase a UV disinfecting lamp and upgrade software to better coordinate emergency responses to COVID-19.

North Liberty


$14,400

The city will expand the Summer Lunch and Fun program to provide lunches to school children through the summer.

Polk City

$30,988

The city will assist the local food bank with providing food and supplies to area families in need.

Solon

$10,000

The city will assist Solon Senior Dining and the Solon Food pantry in providing meals and food to residents in need.

Stuart

$13,850

The city will purchase two UV disinfection lamps, disinfectant sprayer, and a lift to assist in moving and transporting patients exposed to COVID-19.

Villisca

$7,500

The city will assist the local Meals on Wheels program and local food pantry and summer school lunch programs.

Wapello County

$8,636

The county will purchase mobile hand sanitizing stations and sanitizing equipment to be loaned to community groups hosting sporting and other events.

Appanoose County


$50,947

The county will assist local food pantries, purchase sanitizing stations, disinfecting units for public areas, and UV lights for the county’s two ambulance services.

West Burlington


$70,066

The county will assist Community Health Centers of Southeastern Iowa with the purchase of portable, surgical clean air decontamination systems.

Total


$2,201,870

 

 
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