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Additional Round of Grant Funding Issued In Greene County Through CARES Act Relief Fund

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The Greene County Commission has approved money for 35 more organizations through the CARES Act Relief Fund.

The funding distribution is recommended to the commission by a 30-member volunteer group.

Organizations receiving funding in this distribution are:

Non-Profit/Community Organizations

  • Springfield Little Theatre - $6,000 for supplies and personnel
  • Ujima Literacy Program - $5,756.57 for community literacy, tutoring and previous expenditures
  • Crisis Nursery for Isabel’s House - $123,500 for payroll and other categories
  • Restoration of Hope Project - $21,010 staffing
  • Ozarks Trails Council Boy Scouts - $73,180 staffing and participant assistance
  • I Pour Life - $124,000 youth development programs, homelessness, video conferencing, and coaching and support services
  • Help Give Hope - $5,000 for utility assistance
  • Developmental Center of the Ozarks - $57,700 for payroll and other expenses
  • Watershed Committee - $4,400 for vehicle and other operating expenses
  • Family Violence Center - $32,580 for payroll, PPE and grab-and-go meals
  • Foster Adopt Connect - $11,200 for staffing
  • Ozarks Literacy Council - $6,000 for staffing
  • Victim Center - $12,706.65 for staffing and computer equipment
  • CASA - $17,523.84 for personnel
  • Springfield Ballet - $1,984 for cleaning and technology
  • The Beanie Brigade - $750 to distribute beanies to children undergoing cancer treatment
  • The Air and Military Museum - $4,192 for operations
  • Nightlight Christian Adoption Agency - $19,066.66 for payroll
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Services - $160,804 for rent and mortgage assistance
  • Catholic Charities - $306,321 for Rancho Motel renovations for homeless housing and mortgage and utility assistance
  • Family Life Community Service - $129,676 for nutrition program
  • Drew Lewis Foundation - $150,000 for housing, utility and food security
  • The Kitchen - $97,682.14 for emergency shelter, technology, cleaning supplies and payroll
  • Salvation Army - $28,105.50 for payroll and supplies

Health Care

  • Bobby and Betty Allison Ozarks Counseling Center –$25,074 for personnel
  • Women’s Medical Respite - $20,000 for payroll and homeless services
  • Jordan Valley Community Center - $328,395 for mobile clinic for vaccinations

Education

  • Missouri College Access Network - $360,000 to restore educational attainment
  • Baptist Bible College - $59,442.75 for PPE, payroll, maintenance and supplies
  • Willard Public Schools - $344,472.51 for PPE, technology and supplies
  • Missouri State University - $845,164.96 for COVID testing
  • Evangel University - $326,027 Technology and PPE
  • Drury University - $14,880.89 for supplies and communication equipment
  • Ozarks Technical Community College - $401,000 for COVID testing, PPE and other social distancing equipment
  • Springfield Public Schools - $1,180,518.06 for COVID related costs, supply expenses: masks, shields, health screening, remote learning equipment

Learn more here.  Click on CARES Act Relief Fund.