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Rockwell Collins gives $1 million to flood relief


CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - A Cedar Rapids business is kicking in money toward rising above the flood.
Rockwell Collins will give $1,000,000 to nineteen nonprofit organizations from its flood recovery fund.

It's the 2nd round of grants from Rockwell Collins, raised from donations from employees, retirees and friends of the company.

Recipients for the second round of grants are:

  • National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library - $250,000 for remodeling and exhibition of the Kosek Building and a collection storage facility outside the flood plain
  • African American Heritage Foundation - $150,000 for building refurbishment, conservation of artifacts and a new permanent exhibit
  • Horizons - A Family Service Alliance - $120,000 for expansion and improvements to facility
  • Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation - $101,000 for interim library operations downtown and at Westdale Mall
  • YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area - $100,000 for reconstruction and equipment at the Helen G. Nassif branch
  • Waypoint Services for Women, Children & Families - $90,000 to install a natural gas boiler to replace steam heat source
  • Four Oaks - $30,000 for reconstruction/replacement expenses at neighborhood center
  • The ARC of East Central Iowa - $28,000 for building and elevator repairs and equipment replacement
  • Abbe, Inc. - $25,000 for relocation costs for moving offices to 1860 County Home Road
  • Witwer Senior Center - $25,000 for enhancing production kitchen
  • Cedar Rapids Museum of Art - $16,500 for structural and equipment repair
  • Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids - $10,000 for office build out and equipment; membership and donor tracking software
  • Iowa Art Works, Inc. - $10,000 for inventory and equipment replacement; construction costs of Ceramics Center for Clay and Glass
  • Olivet Neighborhood Mission - $10,000 for reconstruction and cleanup
  • The Kernels Foundation - $10,000 for pony league diamond construction
  • Chorale Midwest - $7,500 for replacement of music library
  • SOKOL Cedar Rapids - $7,000 for relocation and new gym costs
  • Indian Creek Nature Center - $5,800 for hot water system and cabinetry replacement
  • Five Seasons Ski Team - $5,000 for restoration of ski show site retaining wall and beachfront
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