Sioux Center Community Foundation grant winners

Ten organizations received funds from the Generations Endowment Fund. Receiving those funds were (front from left) Kurt Franje with Habitat for Humanity, Mindy Schuiteman with HOME Ministries, Dorenda Oostenink with Sioux Center Health, Samantha Mosher with Rising Arrows Day Camp, Elaine Leusink with Sioux Center Wreaths Across America, Emily Tuschen with Promise Community Health Center; (back) Dave Brommer for JOYnd Together, Cory Nelson with Sioux Center Health, Lee Van Meeteren with Sioux Center Parks Department, Troy Lentell for Rising Arrows Day Camp and Josh Bower and Paul Ross for Sioux Center Christian School.

SIOUX CENTERThe Sioux Center Community Foundation awarded 10 grants totaling $32,000 on May 3 at the Sioux Center City Council chambers.

The Generations Endowment Fund was created by the Sioux Center Community Foundation Board in 2016 to provide local citizens and businesses a way to make tax-deductible donations to a perpetual financial resource for Sioux Center nonprofits and charities.

Throughout the past six years, the Generations Fund has awarded more than $168,000 to local nonprofit organizations and agencies for projects benefiting the Sioux Center community.

The 10 grant recipients for 2023 are:

  • $5,000 to Sioux Center Christian School to accessible playground equipment.
  • $5,000 to New Life Church for its Rising Arrows Day Camp.
  • $4,000 to Sioux Center Wreaths Across America for wreath headstone hangers.
  • $3,500 to Sioux Center Health for physical therapy equipment at the American State Bank Sports Complex.
  • $3,000 to Sioux Center Music Boosters for show choir lighting equipment.
  • $3,000 to Sioux Center Parks Department for dog park amenities.
  • $2,500 to Promise Community Health Center for a dental exam chair.
  • $2,500 to Habitat for Humanity for its Sioux Center Habitat home.
  • $2,000 to JOYnd Together for books and curriculum for its summer program.
  • $1,500 to HOME Ministries for its library relocation project.