59 additional CARES Act funds approved by Greene County Commission

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- The Greene County Commission has approved 59 CARES Act Relief Fund applications with more than $10 million allocations.

The Commission has approved more than $19 million of the $34.4 total CARES Act Relief Funds allotted for Greene County.

Below are the funding allocations by category approved today by the Commission:

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 businesses

(More than 70 percent of this category’s applications were small businesses in the 1-10 employee range.)

  • 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

You can find a building a CARES Act transparency portal on Greene County’s website. The portal shows how much has been received in applications as well as available funds.

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