2019 Penny Power Grants

2019 – 1st Quarter

$500 – Regional Office of Education #1; for Ready. Set. Grow! West Central Illinois project
$750 – Central High School Science Dept.; science-focused school improvement project
$381.90 – Golden American Legion Post 801; rifle slings, gloves, and belts for members of the color guard
$550 – Clayton Public Library Dist.; baby changing station and two iPads for patrons
$500 – City of Rushville; beautification efforts in Central Park
$500 – Quincy Family YMCA; outdoor fitness path
$750 – Jensen Camp Foundation; cooking and serving supplies needed for campers
$215 – Brown County CUSD #1; subscription to Music Express magazine
$500 – Brown County Public Library Dist.; games and audio books
$285.60 – Quincy Junior High School; upgrading 6th grade literature library
$300 – Early Childhood & Family Center; enhance classroom science area
$485 – Early Childhood & Family Center; couch and book shelves in reading area
$519. 96 – Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School; iPads for kindergarten class
$750 – Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County; HVAC system in visitor center at John Wood Mansion
$600 – Quincy History Museum; new exhibits
$700 – Barry Food Pantry; food for needy families
$600 – Brain Trauma Awareness Organization/Think First Chapter; prevention materials
$550 – Arts Quincy; Instant Arts classroom program

2nd Quarter

$250 – IL vs MO All-Star Track Meet; to benefit Special Olympics of Adams County
$200 – Central Adams Firecrackers 4-H Club (Community for Christ); “Meating” the Need program
$260 – Salvation Army Kroc Center; STEM activities/after-school program
$460 – Tri-Township Fire Prot. Dist.-$460 toward cost of replacing a gas meter
$350 – Cornerstone: Foundation for Families; advocacy activities
$106.37 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; electronic cash register
$200 – Southeastern School; Read for a Lifetime program
$230 – Southeastern School; 1st grade classroom rug
$230 – Southeastern School; charging station table and classroom supplies
$230 – Southeastern School; 5th grade microscope/STEM materials
$300 – Southeastern School; update speech and language assessment tools
$300 – Southeastern School; storage and additional seating in new 5th grade classroom
$300 – Schuyler County Mental Health; sensory de-escalation area for youth
$236 – Mental Health Centers of Western IL; Global Leadership Summit
$400 – Community Foundation Serving West Central IL & Northeast MO; upgrades to phone system
$230 – Rooney Elementary School; tower garden project
$300 – Rooney Elementary School; iPad for Kindergarten class
$329 – Rooney Elementary School; iPad for 3rd grade classroom
$300 – Adams County Farm Bureau Foundation; Ag in the Classroom program
$400 – United Way of Adams County; Annual Day of Caring
$250 – Farwell House; Little Free Library
$175 – Midsummer Arts Faire; reusable water bottles
$300 – Schuyler-Industry Pre-K program; outdoor play
$400 – Schuyler County Community Center; summer meal program
$300 – Fowler Development Association; annual cleanup day
$300 – Action Brown County; Santa house
$225 – Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School; dramatic play materials
$200 – Transitions of Western IL; two Echo Show devices
$360 – Schuyler County Community Foundation (Smiles Day); hosting traveling memorial wall
$230 – Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County; signage
$300 – Augusta Public Library; back door, locks, and handles
$375 – Liberty Schools; certified therapy dog training
$325 – Bowen Public Library; library improvements
$300 – Payson-Seymour Elementary School; Chromebooks

3rd Quarter

$400 – Southeastern Elementary School; for Explore Learning Reflex Math online program
$289.97 – Southeastern Elementary School; classroom upgrades
$350 – Southeastern Elementary School; non-traditional curriculum
$300 – Baldwin Elementary School; materials for a pollinator garden
$500 – QPSD #172 Sp. Ed. Cross Cat. Room; water therapy and swimming opportunities for special needs students
$300 – Quincy Junior High School; classroom library
$550 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; Central Schools Back to School Fair
$400 – Mid-America Military Salute; event honoring veterans
$500 – Payson-Seymour Elementary School; Chromebooks
$750 – Police Benevolent & Protective Association; new K-9 unit for Quincy Police Dept.
$520.20 – JWCC Foundation; supplies for students enrolled in College for Life program for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities
$500 – St. Rose Catholic Church (Rushville); lighting upgrades in sanctuary
$500 – Quincy Senior High School; technology updates and learning stations
$350 – Living Faith United Methodist Church; Southeastern Backpack project
$500 – Adams County Fairgrounds; rebuild the sheep barn
$450 – The HUB-Arts and Cultural Center; computer
$350 – Cornerstone: Foundations for Families; advocacy activities
$500 – Golden Friends; WiFi ready Smart TV for Golden Library
$500 – St. Peter, St. Dominic, St. Francis, & Blessed Sacrament Schools; Reading Recovery program
$300 – Early Childhood Center; materials for dramatic play area
$400 – St. Anthony’s Parish; materials for Grief Share program

Penny Power grants to date now total $488,133.07! The next deadline to apply for a Penny Power grant is October 7, 2019. Contact Bill Stalder at (217) 509-7760 for more information.

Adams Electric Cooperative
Mailing address: P.O. Box 247, Camp Point, IL 62320
Headquarters Location: 700 E. Wood St., Camp Point, IL
Phone: 217-593-7701 – Fax: 217-593-7120