DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Businesses that were impacted by flooding have the opportunity to apply for assistance from a fund designated to their recovery.
Grow Quad Cities - Iowa Fund is a nonprofit organization that is associated with the Quad Cities Chamber. On Monday afternoon, June 24, it was announced that $397,875 had been raised and was up for grabs for those in need.
There are three specific categories of funding available:
- $50,000 for businesses directly impacted by floodwater throughout Scott and Rock Island Counties
- $117,875 for any Davenport businesses directly impacted by floodwaters, including downtown, west end or the Village of East Davenport businesses.
- $230,000 for downtown Davenport property and business owners directly impacted by flooding for building repairs and capital improvements located within the Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District.
Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch said the Flood Task Force plans to hold their first meeting after the 4th of July.