The Rauch Family I Foundation board of directors has announced its 2013-2014 grant recipients, totaling $65,000.

For more information, contact 309-788-2300 or go to

 Recipients, projects granted and amount granted include:

  • American Red Cross of the Quad-City Area, disaster relief, $1,000
  • Augustana College, speech/language therapy fees, $500
  • Ballet Quad-Cities, office equipment, $1,000
  • Bethany for Children & Families, supplies for transitional housing, $700
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Quad-City Area, Serve Rock Island program, $2,000
  • Black Hawk College Outreach Center, hospitality career training for ESL, $1,000
  • Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad-Cities, physical therapy evaluations, $1,000
  • Christian Care, community meal site, $1,500
  • Churches United of the Quad-City Area, food pantry support, $6,000
  • Figge Art Museum, The Big Picture outreach program, $1,500
  • Genesius Theatre Foundation, Opera at Augustana in the park, $1,500
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois, leadership programming, $1,500
  • NAMI of Scott County, NAMI Walk 2013, $1,500
  • Opportunity Kicks, tutoring project, $1,000
  • Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, operating support, $2,000
  • Prairie State Legal Services, Mobile intake technology, $1,500
  • Putnam Museum, Education access fund, $1,500
  • Quad-Citians Affirming Diversity, Operating support, $1,000
  • Quad-City Arts, Visiting Artist series, $1,500
  • Quad-City Botanical Center, children’s programming plants, $1,200
  • Rebuilding Together Quad-Cities, emergency repairs, $2,000
  • Rock Island Girls Softball League, new concession stand/restrooms, $500
  • Rock Island Kiwanis Foundation, Rock Island/Milan First Day fund, $1,000
  • Rock Island Music Association, marching band instruments, $1,000
  • Rock Island Human Rights Commission, staff and program assistance, $1,000
  • Rock Island/Milan Education Foundation, Expand PRIME, $1,000
  • South Park Presbyterian Church, first-grade tutoring program, $1,000
  • Spring Forward Learning Center, program interns, $2,000
  • St. Joseph the Worker House Association, upgrade of bathrooms, $1,600
  • WVIK Public Radio, APRIS support, $2,000
  • Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County, snacks for counseling groups, $1,000
  • YWCA, The Place 2b operations for at-risk youth, $7,500
  • YWCA, Rock Serve Alumni Project for The Place 2b, $800
  • YWCA, portable air-conditioning units, $1,500
  • Western Illinois University Foundation, Grow Your Own Teacher program, $1,500
  • Rauch Family I Foundation, grants under consideration, $9,200.


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