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Accomplishments

UERPC Grants Gifted

5 county region COG assistance   $16,176
Waukon Homes for Iowa – Waukon – 2 homes   $5,000
5 county region Safe Routes to School   $69,872
5 county region DOT – FHWA SPR Planning   $25,703
5 county region DOT – FHWA STBG   $2,202,239
5 county region DOT – FHWA STBG-TAP-Flex   $88,103
5 county region DOT – FHWA STBG Iowa’s TAP   $115,664
5 county region DOT – FTA 5311 Planning   $25,703
5 county region Section 8   $1,773,362
5 county region Workforce Housing Inspections ($337.41 per home)   $3,374
5 county region Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund   $320,942
5 county region Economic Development Assistance (EDA) Planning Grant   $70,000
5 county region Northeast Iowa Funders Network – EV Driving Conference   $2,225
Guttenberg CDBG-CV Food Assistance   $51,366
Guttenberg CDBG-CV Daycare   $85,000
5 county region USDA Technical Assistance and Training Grant   $140,000
5 county region DOT Statewide Transportation Alternative Program (TAP)   $238,013
Ridgeway CDBG-WWTF   $300,000
Elgin CDBG-WWTF   $254,000
Guttenberg CDBG-Water   $500,000
Oelwein CDBG-Sewer   $600,000
Postville Iowa Department of Public Health/5-2-1-0    $15,000
Howard County Upper Iowa Beef- Career Link Transportation- CDBG   $109,200
Waukon OCIO Broadband Grant Program   $541,917
Allamakee County Iowa Dept. of Public Health/ Natural Learning Enviroments   $12,940
5-county region Safe Routes to School   $64,264
5-county region DOT- FHWA SPR Planning   $25,201
5-county region DOT- FHWA STBG   $2,258,973
5-county region DOT-FHWA STBG-TAP-FLEX   $90,298
5-county region DOT-FHWA STBG Iowa’s TAP   $117,859
5-county region DOT-FTA 5311 Planning   $25,201
5-county region Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund   $309,055
5-county region Section 8   $1,475,302
Waukon CDBG Exterior Home Rehab   $253,000
5-county region COG Assistance   $16,176
Oelwein Homes for Iowa- Oelwein- 2 homes   $5,000
5-county region RHA COVID funds   $68,945
Dorcheaster- five townships OCIO- Broadband #5- aerial fiber   $4,584,200
Elma Elma Early Childhood Center- IA Workforce Dev. Childcare Challenge      $116,004
Edgewood Wellmark Foundation- Viking trail loop   $94,300
New Albin CDBG Sewer   $300,000
Waukon OCIO- Broadband #4- aerial fiber   $50,922
5-county region Driving Electric in Rural NE IA-Winneshiek Energy District   $171,235
Postville Iowa Dept of Public Health/ 5-2-1-0   $30,000
Elma Rural Innovation grant through IEDA         $20,000
Dorchester OCIO #7 – Broadband      $251,434
French creek area OCIO #7 Broadband   $2,785,347
McGregor CDBG – Coronavirus CV – MicroEnterprise      $200,000
Oelwein CDBG – Coronavirus CV – Community Facilities      $449,485
Volga CDBG – Coronavirus CV – Food Assistance     $100,000
Strawberry Point CDBG- Coronavirus CV – Community Facilities     $337,655
Fort Atkinson CDBG – water     $300,000
Winneshiek County-Festina CDBG – WWTF     $110,000
Volga CDBG – water improvement project     $208,000
Waukon Homes for Iowa – Waukon – 2 homes;           $5,000
5 county region Economic Development Administration (EDA) Planning Grant            $70,000
5 county region Iowa Finance Authority State Housing Trust Fund          $291,263
5 county region COG assistance          $16,176
5-county region Federal Home Loan Bank   $747,000
Monona First Time Home Buyer – IFA – Monona   $209,030
5-county region Safe Routes to School   $62,354
West Union IDPH- Natural Learning Environments   $4,500
5-county region Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund   $291,263
5-county region Section 8    1,543,181
Oelwein Home Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Fund   $125,000
5-county region DOT – FHWA SPR Planning   $25,057
5-county region DOT – FHWA STBG   $2,327,455
5-county region DOT – FHWA STBG-TAP-Flex   $89,374
5-county region DOT – FHWA STBG Iowa’s TAP   $116,935
5-county region DOT – FTA 5311 Planning   $25,057
5-county region EDA – CARES Technical Assistance funding   $398,445
5-county region EDA – CARES RLF funding   $549,831
5-county region USDA Technical Assistance funding   $39,600
5-county region Workforce Housing Inspections ($337.41 per home)   $3,374
5-county region WIOA    $200,000
Fort Atkinson CDBG Sewer   $300,000
5-county region Electric Vehicle Market Study funding   $6,500
Waterville Waterville Community Center   $20,000
Winneshiek County Historic Preservation Commission Stone Structures Project   $3,000
Winneshiek County Historic Preservation Commission Dam Gate Project   $4,308
5-county area Safe Routes to School $60,545
6-county area                                         Nature Explore $7,500
West Union                                                 IDPH 5-2-1-0 $10,000
West Union IDPH Nemours $800
Waukon Allamakee County Community Foundation $20,000
5-county area                                       Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund $254,951
5-county area Section 8 $1,061,111
5-county area DOT SRP Planning $24,916
5-county area DOT Surface Transportation $2,254,724
5-county area DOT STBG TAP Flex $91,290
5-county area DOT Transportation Alternative $118,851
5-county area DOT FTA Planning $24,916
West Union CDBG WWTF $500,000
Guttenberg CDBG Sewer $500,000
Oelwein CDBG Water $600,000
St. Olaf CDBG Sewer $108,000
6-county area                                             Safe Routes to School $56,931
6-county area Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative $6,000
6-county area Nature Explore $12,500
West Union IDPH 5-2-1-0 $10,000
Fayette                                                 USDA RLF $99,000
Hawkeye CDBG Water/sewer $300,000
New Albin CDBG Water/sewer $300,000
Garnavillo CDBG Stormwater $210,592
Cresco CDBG Housing $251,790
Postville CDBG Housing $251,790
Fayette CDBG Housing $251,790
Waukon Wellmark  $25,000
Waukon Arlin Falck $5,000
Waukon Allamakee County Community Foundation $400
5-county area Cog Assistance $11,764
5-county area DOT FTA Planning $24,632
5-county area DOT SRP Planning $24,632
5-county area DOT Surface Transportation $2,084,804
5-county area DOT Transportation Alternatives Program $117,361
5-county area DOT STBG TAP FLEX $89,800
5-county area Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund $275,942
5-county area WIOA $345,394
5-county area Section 8 $1,284,945
Fayette Fayette County Housing Trust Fund $49,012
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, Winneshiek Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund $222,543
Tri-state region- WI, IA , MN WISE PLAN $20,000
5-county area EDA Planning Grant $70,000
6-county area Safe Routes to School $10,079
West Union IDPH 5-2-1-0 $15,300
6-county area Safe Routes to School $2,500
Oelwein CDBG Housing $245,250
Garnavillo CDBG Housing $245,250
5-county area Federal Home Loan Bank- Housing Rehab $733,700
5-county area Tenant-based Rental Assistance $105,964
Postville First Time Home Buyer $188,500
5-county area RHA- Housing $1,403,426
Ridgeway CDBG Water/Sewer $300,000
Calmar CDBG Water/Sewer $300,000
6-county area Safe Routes to School $58,821
5-county area DOT- FTA Planning $24,650
5-county area DOT- SRP Planning $24,650
5-county area DOT- Surface Transportation $2,085,505
5-county area DOT- Transportation Alternatives $120,093
5-county area DOT- STBG TAP FLEX $89,071
5-county area WIOA $409,398
5-county area EDA Planning Grant $66,000
Clayton County Safe Routes to School $500
Winneshiek County Safe Routes to School $3,810
Allamakee County Safe Routes to School $1,000
Fayette County Safe Routes to School $2,200
6-county area Safe Routes to School $4,000
West Union Safe Routes to School $1,500
6-county area Safe Routes to School $56,932
Howard County Safe Routes to School $4,000
Allamakee/Winneshiek County                    Safe Routes to School $4,100
Waterville Safe Routes to School $171
Winneshiek County Safe Routes to School $975
Strawberry Point CDBG Water/Sewer $417,00
Postville CDBG Water/Sewer $500,000
Fayette County Trout Fishing Maps $2,500
Allamakee County Hazard Mitigation Plan $19,012
Fayette County Hazard Mitigation Plan $22,500
5-county area Surface Transportation Program (STP) $2,055,821
5-county area Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) $165,177
5-county area FTA – Planning – DOT $24,553
5-county area FHWA – SPR DOT Planning $24,533
6-county area WIOA $387,274
6-county area Job Driven NEG $292,275
6-county area Sector Partnership NEG $108,887
5-county area Section 8 – HUD $1,586,312
Allamakee/Winneshiek/Howard/Clayton Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund $228,851
Fayette County Fayette County Housing Trust Fund $51,100
Strawberry Point CDBG Housing $245,250
McGregor CDBG Housing $245,250
Monona CDBG Housing $235,440
6-county area Soy Basics $50,000
6-county area WIA $475,000
5-county area                                                                Surface Transportation (for projects and planning) $2,050,873
5-county area Enhancement (for projects) $133,108
5-county area Transit (for planning) $24,779
5-county area                                             FHWA (for planning) $24,779
5-county area Business Network $18,000
5-county area Section 8 $1,318,671
5-county area COG $10,294
5-county area EDA $61,000
Fayette County TRRC $2,500
Postville CDBG Water/Sewer $500,000
Lansing CDBG Water/Sewer $208,650
Marquette Housing – CDBG $235,440
Calmar Housing – CDBG $245,000
WIA (Dubuque IBMEI Grant $20,000
5-county area Spectrum RBEG-USDA Rural Enterprise Business Grant $99,000
5-county area Planning Grant EDA $66,000
6-county area Safe Routes to School $47,091
6-county area Safe Routes to School $24,000
West Union Safe Routes to School $2,000
Allamakee County Safe Routes to School $500
6-county area Safe Routes to School $4,000
6-county area Safe Routes to School $4,000
6-county area Safe Routes to School $3,000
Guttenberg CDBG Water/Sewer $150,000
Dubuque Quad Graphics WIA State Emergency $30,000
6-county area WIA $353,966
5-county area Surface Transportation (for projects and planning) $2,050,873
5-county area                                                        Transit (for planning) $24,779
5-county area                                             FHWA (for planning) $24,779
5-county area Business Network $32,000
5-county area Section 8 $1,223,095
5-county area COG $10,294
5-county area TBRA $36,550
Fayette County Community Foundation-Safe Routes to School Program $3,500
Lansing CDBG-Housing $234,000
Oelwein HOME $395,000
Decorah HOME $395,000
Marquette/Elkader HOME $276,000
5-county area NEIRHTF $356,742
Fayette County FCLHTF $83,540
Arlington CDBG-Water/Sewer $300,000
McGregor CDBG-Water/Sewer $300,000
Allamakee County CDBG-Community Facilities (TASC) $311,972
Lime Springs EECBG Grant $9,345
5-county area EDA $61,000
6-county area Youth Career Connect (YAC) $3,729,123
Winneshiek Winneshiek County Development $35,500
Fayette County Fayette County Development $75,000
Calmar City of Calmar $21,000
West Union City of West Union $79,500
Decorah Spectrum Industries $99,999
5-county area Iowa Food Hub $88,000
McGregor FEMA-Hazard Mitigation $1,404,990
McGregor CDBG-Disaster Stormwater $468,331
Fayette County CDBG-Child Care Center $600,000
Postville/West Union IFA-Home $410,000
Garnavillo CDBG-Housing $311,040
Postville CDBG-Housing $311,040
Lime Springs EDSA-Lime Springs Beef, LLC $500,000
Cresco IDPH-Iowans Fit for Life $10,000
Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton & Fayette IDPH-Walking With a Purpose $3,000
North Fayette School District IDPH-Walking School Bus Project $4,500
Postville, Oelwein IDPH-I-Walk $9,000
5-county area Section 8 $1,237,816
5-county area TBRA $19,550
5-county area Surface Transportation (for projects & planning) $2,201,592
5-county area Enhancement (for projects) $167,004
5-county area Transit (for planning) $23,631
5-county area FHWA (for planning) $23,631
5-county area COG $10,294
5-county area RWIB $4,000
6-county area WIA/Promise Jobs $498,808
5-county area Business Network $59,500
Lime Springs Energy Efficient Community Block Grant $9,345
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, Winneshiek IFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers $266,081
Fayette County IFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers $70,880
5-county area Safe Routes to School Non-Infrastructure Grant $115,000
Waukon CDBG Housing $324,000
McGregor CDBG Housing $324,000
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, Winneshiek Clayton County Foundation $1,000
Oelwein Iowa Finance Authority-HOME Program $400,000
Garnavillo, Strawberry Point, McGregor Iowa Finance Authority-HOME Program $400,000
Decorah CDBG Single Family New Production-Disaster $37,497
Fayette CDBG Single Family New Production-Disaster $593,009
Garnavillo CDBG Single Family New Production-Disaster $173,298
5-county area TBRA-Rental Assistance $170,000
5-county area HUD Section 8 Rental Assistance $940,393
Elkader CDBG Downtown Revitalization-Facade $500,000
West Union CDBG Downtown Revitalization-Facade $500,000
Valley School Hazard Mitigation-Tornado Safe Room $727,361
5-county area Connect Iowa $7,226
Decorah Metronet $10,000
5-county area Surface Transportation Funds (for projects & planning) $2,303,912
5-county area Enhancement (for projects) $173,886
5-county area Transit (for planning) $23,480
5-county area FHWA (for planning) $23,480
5-county area COG $1,294
5-county area RWIB $4,000
6-county area WIA/Promise Jobs $869,897
5-county area Business Network $94,000
Garnavillo CDBG Water/Sewer $300,000
RISE LTD/Clayton County CDBG Community Facility $298,940
Patty Elwood/Howard County CDBG Community Facility $600,000
City of Fayette CDBG Downtown Revitalization $500,000
Northeast Iowa Community College EDA Community Facilities $1,176,007
Luther College/City of Decorah Iowa Office of Energy Independence $70,460
Luana CDBG Housing $238,200
Strawberry Point CDBG Housing $316,000
Elkader CDBG Housing $232,200
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, Winneshiek IFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers $302,001
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, Winneshiek USDA-Housing Preservation Grant $51,161
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, Winneshiek Allamakee County Community Foundation $5,000
Fayette County IFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers $78,373
West Union CDBG-Disaster Funds, Upper Story Multi-Family $1,256,100
Strawberry Point CDBG-Disaster Funds-SFNP Round 3 $86,675
6-county area Rural Business Enterprise Grant-USDA Rural Development $90,000
UERPC Winneshiek County Foundation $4,025
UERPC Arlin Falck Foundation $500
UERPC Alliant Energy $1,500
UERPC Black Hills Energy $500
5-county area Section 8 $1,303,807
5-county area TBRA $19,550
5-county area Surface Transportation Funds (projects & planning) $2,237,379
5-county area Enhancement (for projects) $154,013
5-county area Transit (for planning) $23,413
5-county area FHWA (for planning) $23,747
5-county area COG $10,294
5-county area RWIB $3,200
6-county area WIA/Promise Jobs $831,604
6-county area Department of Labor-Rockwell Sumner $283,323
6-county area Department of Labor-On the Job Training $60,780
5-county area Business Network $142,616
Fayette CDBG-Housing $312,800
Garnavillo CDBG-Housing $234,600
Fayette County CDBG $62,500
Winneshiek County CDBG $120,000
McGregor CDBG $15,000
Postville HOME-First Time Homebuyer $502,300
Oelwein CDBG-Drinking Water $3,120,000
Lime Springs Childcare/Tornado Shelter $1,300,000
West Union CDBG-Infrastructure $8,000,000
Guttenberg EDA-Tourism/Community Dvlp $1,966,000
Multiple counties Hazard Mitigation $334,559
City of Fayette CDBG-Water/Sewer $1,462,000
Garnavillo CDBG-Storm Water $993,150
Fayette/Clayton County USDA-Turkey River Recreational $171,000
4-county area IFA-Housing Trust Fund $310,851
Fayette County OEI-Healthcare Business Prairie View Energy $140,815
Decorah OEI-City of Decorah Energy $1,654,988
Spillville CDBG-Wastewater Treatment $1,231,604
Tri State Training-WIA Youth Offender $1,240,000
Tri State Training-WIA Green Jobs Initiative $2,058,250
Luana CDBG-Drinking Water $540,000
McGregor/Marquette USDA-Community Facilities-Driftless Area $200,000
McGregor/Marquette DNR-REAP-Driftless Area $50,000
UERPC EDA-Economic Development Initiative $61,000
27 counties, MN and IA EDA-Economic Development Initiative $200,000
5-county area businesses DED-Jumpstart Business $564,674
Clermont State Historical-Clermont-Larrabee School $37,500
UERPC-businesses USDA-IRP/RLF $120,000
UERPC-businesses DED-IRP/RLF $32,000
6-county area Department of Labor-Green Giant $68,900
6-county area Department of Labor-TANF Youth Program $115,514
5-county area Section 8 $1,386,914
5-county area TBRA $19,550
5-county area Surface Transportation (for projects & planning) $1,961,886
5-county area Enhancement (for projects) $145,465
5-county area Transit (for planning) $23,915
5-county area FHWA (for planning) $23,915
5-county area COG $8,470
5-county area RWIB $3,200
Winneshiek County Department of Labor-Rockwell Collins SEG
$45,990
6-county area Department of Labor-Bundled SEG
$384,175
Allamakee Department of Labor-Northern Engraving NEG
$394,419
Fayette Department of Labor-Atwood Mobile NEG
$330,890
Winneshiek & Howard Department of Labor-Featherlite Trailers NEG
$514,197
6-county area Department of Labor-ARRA Adult & Youth RFP
$77,874
6-county area Department of Labor-Summer Action Program
$70,000
5-county area Section 8
$1,048,304
5-county area Surface Transportation (for projects & planning)
$1,758,231
5-county area Enhancement (for projects)
$135,244
5-county area Transit (for planning)
$22,073
5-county area FHWA (for planning)
$22,073
5-county area ARRA funds (for projects)
$3,530,508
5-county area COG
$8,823
5-county area RWIB
$4,000