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Greene County Commission Approves More CARES Act Relief Fund Allocations

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The Greene County Commission has approved CARES Act Relief Fund grants for 53 more organizations.  Allocations that were approved Thursday total $2,663,377.20.

They include:

Education

  • The Steeler Seaburn Memorial Scholarship Fund - $8,000 for scholarships for underserved.
  • Summit Prep School - $7,000 for swivel cameras for classroom.
  • St. Joseph Catholic Academy - $35,264 for building operations.
  • Infinity Academy - $18,000 for payroll, rent, utilities, insurance and supplies.

Education total: $68,264.00

Nonprofit/Community organizations

  • Community Partnership of the Ozarks - $376,762.80 for crisis intervention services, community centered transportation hub, O’Reilly Center for Hope and hotel shelter for homeless.
  • SeniorAge - $90,222.75 for masks, hand sanitizer stations, single serve paper products, janitorial, air purifying system & client transportation assistance.
  • The Arc of the Ozarks - $15,071.13 for PPE supplies.
  • Greene County Ag & Mechanical Society - $100,000 for staffing.
  • Springfield Symphony - $13,604.41 for payroll & streaming equipment.
  • Doula Foundation - $80,355.95 for staffing, virtual contact and supplies.
  • Discovery Center - $380,535.35 for emergency childcare program payroll and food.
  • Council of Churches - $57,178 for food for the unsheltered.
  • Shrine Building Association - $50,636.92 for utilities and repairs.
  • History Museum of the Ozarks - $7,921.85 for laptops and supplies.
  • Lutheran Family Services - $100,000 for direct client assistance.
  • Springfield Faith Assembly of God - $13,207.49 for payroll, livestream, food, cleaning and housing assistance.
  • Springfield Regional Arts Council - $14,857.33 for leaning, sanitization and Zoom license.
  • Kids of Creation Preschool - $21,816 for PPE, supplies, Tablets and streaming.
  • Care to Learn - $17,372.44 for payroll.
  • Greater Springfield Dental Foundation - $25,000 for oral health grants.
  • Gloria Deo Academy - $20,708.28 for PPE, Plexiglas, virtual & outdoor classrooms.

Nonprofit/community organizations total: $1,385,250.70

Taxpayer supported entities

  • Willard Fire District - $54,000 for breathable air compressor.
  • Greene County Sheriff’s Office - $443,173.41 for technology, medical staffing, testing, air scrubbers and full body scan.
  • Logan Rogersville Fire District - $4,684.92 for payroll

Taxpayer supported entities total: $501,858.33

Small Businesses

  • Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce - $536,660.89 for technology.
  • Minorities in Business - $15,000 for payroll and webinar series.                              
  • Greek Belly - $10,000 for payroll.                                                             
  • Boz's Berry Farm, LLC - $10,000 for product/parking/seating improvements.         
  • Rio Contracting, LLC - $10,000 for payroll.                                            
  • Wickman Gardens - $6,929.32 for outdoor kiosk.                                                         
  • KIM Commerce, LLC - $5,000 for operations.                                                                
  • Village Pottery Café, LLC - $5,000 for supplies.                       
  • The Complex, LLC - $5,000 for payroll.                                                              
  • Pepe Productions - $5,000 for operations.                                                                     
  • Lost Signal Brewing - $5,000 for payroll.                                    
  • Michelle Hutton Loving Real Estate - $5,000 for payroll.                                            
  • Before My Time Antiques - $5,000 for operations.                                                        
  • Lindbergs - $5,000 for product.                                                                
  • 5 Pound Apparel - $5,000 for inventory.                                                 
  • Queen City Beauty Spa LLC - $5,000 for cleaning.     
  • dellabeautyplus - $5,000 for operations.                                    
  • St. Michaels - $5,000 for payroll.                                                                                      
  • Tax & Financial Advisors, LLC - $5,000 for payroll.                                                      
  • Law Office of Sativa Boatman-Sloan - $5,000 for payroll.                                           
  • College Street Café - $5,000 for building maintenance and marketing.                  
  • Jamerson Door Inc. - $5,000 for payroll.                                     
  • Davalon, LLC - $5,000 for payroll and operations.                                                       
  • dz9nr, LLC - $5,000 for new product development.                                                      
  • Cheston Doran - $5,000 for operations.                                                             
  • Catering Creations - $5,000 for rent/loan.                                                                      
  • Samuel Cedars Weddings - $5,000 for rent, supplies and labor.                              
  • Family Resolution Mediation - $5,000 for supplies.                                                     
  • Obrey Production - $4,413.96 for camera equipment.

Small business total: $703,004.17

A 30-member volunteer group, the CARES Act Citizens Advisory Committee, meets in subcommittees to review applications by categories.  The subcommittee recommendations are taken to the full Advisory Council for a vote and then sent to the Greene County Commission for approval.

Learn more here