2023 Penny Power Grants

2023 – 1st Quarter
$500 – Camp Point Historical Society; digitizing historical copies of the Camp Point Journal
$600 – St. Peter School; Junior Achievement Biztown experience
$250 – Adams/Brown Old Settlers; costs associated with event
$560 – Junior Achievement; cost of curriculum
$429 – Quincy Art Center; TV to teach digital art and graphic design
$500 – Liberty School; replenish supply of basic hygiene products for students
$430 – Golden Friends; juvenile book series
$400 – Blessed Sacrament School; Dash robots
$450 – Blessed Sacrament School; ten wobble stools
$580 – Payson-Seymour Wrestling; startup costs of new program
$280 – Denman Elementary School; educational field trips for special education students
$450 – Camp Point Trap; supplies for the trap program
$550 – Quincy Children’s Museum; adding features to mobile magnetic wall
$1,000 – Jensen Camp Foundation; upgrading bathroom facilities in the bunkhouse and office
$764 – Quincy Family YMCA; replacement batteries for two on-site automatic external defibrillators (AEDs)
$310 – St. Francis Solanus School; finishing floor of gaga ball pit
$350 – Grief Share of St. Anthony Church; workbooks for the grief counseling program

2023 – 2nd Quarter
$325 – Quincy Society of Fine Arts; drum/ bugle corps monument
$250 – IL vs MO Senior Track Meet; event that benefits Special Olympics
$460 – Schuyler County Community Center; summer meals for kids
$410 – Clayton Public Library; revolving book tower
$250 – Central Adams Firecrackers 4-H; “Meating the Need” project
$460 – Covered Bottoms Diaper Bank; diapers for needy families
$255 – Brown County Quail Forever; supplies for new trap program
$230 – Brown County Public Library; summer reading program
$330 – Liberty Elementary School; Bluestem Award books
$265 – Salem Church; Paws and Prayers program
$210 – Central CUSD #3; hygiene products for students in need
$330 – United Way of Adams County; Day of Caring
$300 – Southeastern Elementary School; flexible seating
$144.85 – Southeastern Elementary School; Multiplication “Tales” program for third graders
$525 – Brown County Schools Sp. Ed.; tools to teach life skills
$310 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; food and hygiene products
$360 – Quincy Junior High PBIS; positive choices and behavior program
$375 – St. Joseph Altar Society; electric mixers
$600 – St. Francis Solanus Parish; Assist2Hear system
$340 – WGCA The Mix; special events ticketing system
$400 – Brown County Animal Rescue; trap-neuter-release program
$565 – Camp Point UMC Snack Pack Prog.; meals and snacks for kids in need
$750 – Schuyler County Mental Health Assoc.; emergency housing program
$300 – Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County; archival boxes, trays, and acid free tissue
$450 – Quincy Community Theatre; Basic Training and Boot Camp 
$550 – Rushville Little League; netting, backstop, and ball field
$250 – Blessed Sacrament School; Family Engagement Language Pack
$260 – Blessed Sacrament School; STREAM program
$270 – Chaddock School; LED grow lights for tower garden

2023 – 3rd Quarter
• $350 – St. Dominic School; audio equipment for gym
$185 – St. Dominic School; incubator to hatch chickens
$225.06 – Liberty Elementary School; orientation packets for parents of Pre-K and Kindergarten students
$410 – Quincy Art Center; baby-changing station 
$400 – My Brothas/My Sistas Keepers; winter coats for students in need 
$685 – Jensen Camp Foundation; safety equipment at camp 
$500 – Cornerstone: Foundations for Families; play therapy program 
$380 – The Salvation Army Kroc Center; toys and arts and craft supplies for Child Watch area 
$550 – The Salvation Army of Quincy; meat for food pantry
$270 – Denman Elementary School; kitchen supplies to support life skills program
$330 – Denman Elementary School; STEM/STEAM supplies
$470 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; food and hygiene products for families in need 
$650 – Schuyler County Food Basket; food for needy families 
$325 – Clayton Christian Church; expanding Sunday School program
$600 – Village of Payson; park benches 
$400 – Mary Weems Barton Foundation; window seat in young adult area of Quincy Public Library 
$400 – Immanuel Lutheran Church; children’s Bibles for Kids Club
$720 – Pregnancy Resource Center; Trauma Informed Training
$700 – West Central IL Aging & Disability Resource Center; updates to bathrooms
$400 – Quincy Parochial Schools Reading Recovery; Reading Recovery program 
$300 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; tables for art room
$430 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; Lego Robotics kit

2023 – 4th Quarter
$350 – Unity Elementary School; flexible seating in first grade classroom 
$500 – Payson Trap Club; new trap shooting program
$200 – Liberty High School Cross Cat.; heavy duty portable book cart
$450 – Denman Elementary School; tower garden
$430 – Camp Point Central Trap Team; trap shooting program
$400 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; processing deer meat for needy families
$550 – Action Brown County; outdoor ice-skating attraction 
$500 – Versailles Township; window replacement project at community building
$288.26 – Southeastern Elementary School; books, floor cushions, and batteries for classroom
$580 – Two Rivers Council Foundation; new server
$254 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; microbits and storage case for STREAM program
$150 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; two drone maker kits
$630 – Ulmus Academy; new science lab
$600 – Liberty Education Foundation; Kidzpack program
$250 – Early Childhood & Family Center; language and literacy materials
$250 – Early Childhood & Family Center; math manipulatives 
$370 – Brown County School Dist. Spec. Ed.; STEM/ART \ station in special ed. classroom
$900 – St. Mary School/Holy Family Parish; replacing exterior doors at the K-8 school in Mt. Sterling
$600 – Quincy Public Library; publicly accessible computers
$725 – Friends of Mt. Sterling Park District; updates to the Joel Oliver Memorial Pool
$450 – Transitions of Western IL; three storage/iPad charging cabinets for Community Rehabilitation Center