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Greene County Commission Allocates More Than $10 Million In CARES Act Relief Funds This Week

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Several more organizations in Greene County will receive money through the CARES Act Relief Fund.  The Greene County Commission has approved more than $10 million in funding for 59 additional applications.

Those who are receiving funding are:

Nonprofit/community organizations

  • Lost and Found - $10,098 for technology upgrades, sanitary supplies and distancing needs.
  • Diaper Bank - $5,000 for diapers.
  • Kirby Wilcox American Legion - $4,446 for utility assistance, rent and after-school program.
  • New Hope International Ministries - $10,000 for food and backpacks.
  • Men’s Chorus - $3,463.99 for personnel and supplies.
  • Habitat for Humanity- $20,000 for construction supplies.
  • James River Basin Partnership - $10,000 for distance learning.
  • Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks $60,000 for client assistance.
  • Girl Scouts - $76,756.84 for staffing and technology.
  • Connecting Grounds - $27,203.59 for supplies for a mobile outreach vehicle.
  • Springfield Victory Mission - $26,700 for personnel and meals.
  • United Way of the Ozarks - $235,319 for technology, supplies to agencies, PPE and staffing.
  • Boys and Girls Club - $214,938 for personnel.
  • The Gathering Tree - $137,500 for homeless quarantine.
  • Good Samaritan Boys Ranch - $138,303 for staffing.
  • Great Circle - $105,508 for payroll and supplies.
  • Pregnancy Care Center - $109,279.72 for COVID related expenses, half or personnel.
  • Abu Ben Adhem Shriners - $85,790 for COVID-related payroll.
  • Pedalers Bicycle Museum - $3,325 for operations.
  • Ronald McDonald House - $16,000 for meals.
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters - $44,403 for staffing and mentoring program.

Total: $1,344,034.14
Education

  • Fair Grove School District - $89,804.85 for technology, PPE, furniture, staff and transportation supplies.
  • Walnut Grove School District - $61,181 for payroll and technology.
  • Summit Prep - $16,050 for wellness program.
  • Strafford School District - $152,574.73 for technology, PPE and supplies.
  • Dayspring Christian School - $63,007 for salary, sanitation and PPE.
  • Drury University - $87,067 for Zoom subscriptions, student licenses for SPSS Inc., technology for distance classrooms and COVID-19 testing.
  • Infiniti Academy - $3,470.59 for technology and supplies.
  • Logan-Rogersville School District - $35,492.22 for daycare and food service workers.
  • Republic Schools - $310,108.39 for PPE, technology and supplies.
  • Ash Grove School District - $120,350 for technology, supplies and custodian.
  • St. Agnes Catholic School - $10,000 for PPE.
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church - $8,015.92 for cleaning supplies and PPE.
  • Greene County Extension - $957.00 for shields, masks and scanning thermometer.

Total: $955,778.70

Taxpayer supported entities

  • Greene County/Office of Emergency Management - $1,797,301.54 for PPE for 14 entities.
  • Southwest Missouri Council of Governments - $3,463.93 for work station dividers, hand sanitizer and face masks filters.
  • City of Republic - $26,263.39 for operations and payroll.
  • Fair Grove - $1,246.45 for payroll and disinfectant.
  • Ebenezer Fire District - $25,258.37 for utilities and PPE.
  • Springfield Public Library - $31,542.09 for PPE and cleaning.
  • City of Battlefield - $2,376.51 for payroll and PPE supplies.
  • Greene County Clerk - $189,332.91 for COVID supplies, cleaning, automatic mail opener.
  • Willard Fire District - $880.06 for PPE.
  • Battlefield Fire District - $6,327.50 for reusable face masks and water bottle refill stations.
  • City of Springfield - $2,170,227.41 for payroll and COVID-related expenses.

Total: $4,254,220.16
Health care

  • Cox Hospital - $1,990,734 for reimbursements/front line health expenditures.
  • Mercy Hospital - $1,435,871 for reimbursements/front line health expenditures.

Total: $3,426,605
Small business

  • Blend Creative, LLC - $5,000 or payroll, rent and utilities.
  • Dining By Design Gourmet, Inc. - $10,000 for payroll.
  • Julie’s Chewies - $5,000 for payroll and operational expenses.
  • Osborn’s School of Tae Kwon Do - $5,000 for rent, utilities and insurance.
  • Locke & Stache Media, LLC - $5,000 for rent and payroll.
  • 4 by 4 Brewing - $5,000 for label machine.
  • Center for Music Therapy - $5,000 for supplies.
  • Dance With Me-Savoy Ballroom - $5,000 for operations.
  • Itty Bitty City - $5,000 for payroll.
  • Adore Home Store - $5,000 – for payroll, supplies and rent.
  • The Hill SGF, LLC - $10,000 for payroll.
  • Georgia Mac’s - $5,000 for rent.

Total: $70,000
For more information, visit greenecountymo.gov and click on CARES Act Relief Fund.