Okoboji Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

Wed 6-5-2019

(Arnolds Park)-- The Okoboji Foundation has awarded $230,000 in grants to five non-profit organizations for 2019.

$75,000 will go to the Bedell Family YMCA to replace the HVAC pool dehumidification system.

Receiving $50,000 each were the Francis Sites Wetland project, Historic Arnolds Park Incorporated for its Roof Garden project and the Lakes Area Hockey Association to add bathrooms, showers and heating and ventilation equipment to locker rooms at its arena. The Pearson Lakes Art Center was awarded $5,000 for an addition to its Art Smart Interactive Children's Gallery.

The Okoboji Foundation this year received grant requests totalling $695,000 from 17 organizations.