$90,000 raised for our communities

Hometown Pride projects in Warren County have received more than $90,000 in grants and other large contributions so far this year. The projects include:

  • Warren County Veteran’s Memorial in Norwalk has raised approximately $43,000, including:
    • $10,000 – Warren County Philanthropic Partnership (WCPP) High Impact Grant
    • $8,000 raised by the Warren County Leadership Institute Class of 2019
    • $5,000 – City of Norwalk (pledged)
    • $5,000 – Warren County (pledged)
    • $1,500 – City of Cumming
    • $2,500 – Give Foundation
    • $2,500 – Burke Golf Academy
    • $500 – West Des Moines VFW
    • $8,000 – Golf Outing and Individual Contributors
    • This project is a partnership of Norwalk Hometown Pride, Warren County Hometown Pride, the Norwalk Rotary Club and Warrior Run Golf Course
  • New Playground at South Lindhardt Park in Carlisle has raised more than $23,000 due to the efforts of Carlisle Hometown Pride and our partners, including:
    • $5,000 grant from Warren County Philanthropic Partnership
    • $10,000 from Hubbell Realty Company
    • $4,000 from Carlisle Little League and Carlisle Girls Softball Association
    • $4,000 pledged from Carlisle Friends of the Parks committee
    • $200 grant from Greater Carlisle Community Foundation
    • $200 from Carlisle Chamber of Commerce Grant
  • Milo Hometown Pride secured $15,000 in grants to assist the City with the Centennial Park restroom renovation.
    • $5,000 grant from Warren County Philanthropic Partnership
    • $10,000 from Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grant
  • $1,120 for mobile community gardens by Carlisle Hometown Pride, funded by a grant from the United Way of Central Iowa
  • $4,875 grant from Warren County Philanthropic Partnership for artistic bike racks in Norwalk, applied for by the City of Norwalk with support from Norwalk Hometown Pride
  • Free paint from Paint Iowa Beautiful grant for a mural in Norwalk, Main Street painting in Milo, and City Hall painting in Carlisle.
  • $225 for tourism banners from Warren County Tourism Grant, a partnership of City of Cumming, Cumming Hometown Pride and the Hometown Pride-led tourism committee
  • $2,500 for trail-to-downtown connection from Warren County Tourism Grant, partnership of Carlisle Chamber of Commerce and Carlisle Hometown Pride
  • $2,000 from 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count, to purchase the Wagon O’Fun: a wagon full of games and toys for all our Hometown Pride committees to use at their community events.

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