FUND TO SUPPORT BUSINESSES AT GROW QUAD CITIES WILL DISTRIBUTE NEARLY $400,000 IN FLOOD RECOVERY ASSISTANCERepresentatives from the Quad Cities Chamber announced on Monday, June 24, 2019 that $397,875 is available to help regional businesses in their flood recovery efforts, and applications for fund disbursement are now available.
A total of $50,000 of the nearly $400,000 was granted from the Quad Cities Community Foundation for any businesses directly impacted by floodwater throughout Scott and Rock Island Counties. $25,000 is coming from the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation, and an additional $25,000 is being matched by the Quad Cities Community Foundation board of directors through a Transformation Grant.
The board of directors of the Quad Cities Community Foundation, in partnership with the Quad Cities Community Organizations Active in Disasters (QC-COAD) Long Term Recovery Committee, made the grants to Grow Quad Cities to support businesses impacted by floodwaters on both sides of the river. Read More...