Local Groups That Have Benefited

2018 Grant Recipients

GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR 2018

GRANT MONEY AVAILABLE: $94,920.23

 

Sibley Chamber of Commerce

121 9th Street

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant: $1,107.23

Project: Would like to connect Osceola Co. and area businesses with “user friendly” web presence

 

Sibley Municipal Swimming Pool

808 3rd Ave.

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant: $1,344.00

Project: Purchase & install a PA speaker system for the swimming pool

 

Bright Beginnings of Osceola County

921 NE 1st Street

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant: $1,702.84

Project: Purchase telephones/shade canopy for play area/art supplies/raised garden bed/plants/seeds/fertilizer for Bright Beginnings students

 

Sibley Ocheyedan Athletic Booster Club

P.O. Box 23

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant: $1,750.00

Project: Purchase a community event digital sign/computer/software/electricity and installation

 

Sibley Recreation Dept.

808 3rd Ave.

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant: $1,750.00

Project: Purchase a LED community event sign in cooperation with S-O Athletic Boosters

 

Sibley Betterment Association

315 9th Street

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant: $2,156.00

Project: Purchase first aid station, refrigerator & dryer for swimming pool bathhouse

 

Melvin Area Econ. Dev. Corp.

260 Main Street

Melvin, Iowa   51350

Foundation Grant: $2,300.00

Project: Purchase 6 pole-mounted snowflake Christmas lights for Melvin Main Street

  

Melvin Public Library

232 Main Street

Melvin, Iowa   51350

Foundation Grant:  $2,920.16

Project:  Purchase a movie screen/ runner mat/window shades & outdoor sign for the Melvin Library

 

S-O Band Boosters

553 Golf View Drive

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant: $3,000.00

Project:  Purchase a portable wireless sound system for the S-O Marching Generals

 

Ocheyedan Catfish Club

6452 170th Street

Ocheyedan, Iowa  51354

Foundation Grant: $3,390.00

Project: Purchase a defibrillator for Ocheyedan ballfield and town hall.

 

Osceola County Pheasants Forever

919 7th Street

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project: Purchase prescribed fire burn skids & personal protective gear & clothing to maintain CRP & natural areas in Osceola County

 

Ocheyedan Senior Activity Center

845 Main Street

Ocheyedan, Iowa    51354

Foundation Grant: $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase new countertops & 3-bowl sink for Ocheyedan Sr. Citizen Activity Center kitchen

 

Osceola Community Health Services

115 Cedar Lane

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant: $3,500.00

Project:  Lifeline equipment upgrade. Year 2 of a 3-year plan to replace 90 Lifeline units in the county

 

Sibley Public Library

406 9th Street

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant: $3,500.00

Project:  Furnishing updates including a sensory learning wall & furniture in youth area of the library

  

McCallum Museum/Brunson Heritage House

724 3rd Ave.

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase and install a new high efficiency furnace/air conditioning units for Museum

 

Melvin American Legion

P.O. Box 34

Melvin, Iowa   51350

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Repair roof on Melvin Legion/Community Bldg.

 

Sibley Parks Dept.

808 3rd Ave.

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Replace two water fountains in Sibley’s Central Park

 

Osceola County Conservation Board

5945 Highway 9

Ocheyedan, Iowa   513254

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase & install two interpretive signs, a flagpole & new sign at Ocheyedan Mound

 

Hawkeye Point Foundation

300 7th Street

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Install water & both 30 & 50 amp electrical service to campsites at Hawkeye Point Campground

 

Sibley VFW

919 6th Street

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase and install a high efficiency furnace for the Sibley VFW building

 

Osceola Community Express

700 9th Ave. N.

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Expand Osceola Communities Express service to other parts of Osceola County

 

Osceola County Livestock Show

209 West 9th Street

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Phase III of a 3-year project to refurbish the schoolhouse on the fairgrounds by replacing the

windows.

 

Tracy House Museum

801 Main Street

Ocheyedan, Iowa   51354

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Pour a concrete sidewalk to the house & Ag building; window replacement; replace glass in display case

 

Ocheyedan Indians 4-H Club

6363 110th Street

Ocheyedan, Iowa   51354

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase & install historic banners for Ocheyedan Main Street

 

Ashton Fire Dept.

845 8th Street

Ashton, Iowa   51232

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Update water entry design & install a water meter for Ashton Fire Dept.

 

Osceola County Freedom Rock

327 E. 3rd Street

Ashton, Iowa   51232

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Have the Osceola Co. Freedom Rock painted by Bubba Sorensen

 

Ashton American Legion Auxiliary

2277 Nettle Ave.

Ashton, Iowa  51232

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Provide landscaping materials for the Osceola Co. Freedom Rock in Ashton

 

S-O FFA Chapter

120 11th Ave. NE

Sibley, Iowa  51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase & erect a 24’ X 40’ greenhouse to assist with classes & student instruction

 

Ashton Ambulance Crew

334 3rd Ave.

Ashton, Iowa   51232

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Update light fixtures in ambulance garage & replace outdoor light with LED lighting

 

 

Osceola County Sheriff Office

309 6th Street

Sibley, Iowa   51249

Foundation Grant:  $3,500.00

Project:  Purchase 2-Watch Guard integrated body/dash camera systems for officer’s use

 

Ocheyedan Economic Development

P.O. Box 129

Ocheyedan, Iowa   51354

Foundation Grant: $3,500.00

Project:  Remodel & move restrooms to one location & make them handicap accessible in the Ocheyedan City Hall