Iowa And Illinois Grants Over $700,000 Awarded By Doris & Victor Day Foundation
Tyla Sherwin-Cole, Executive Director of the Doris & Victor Day Foundation announced the Foundation has awarded grants totaling $701,000 for the current grant cycle. The grant awards to Scott and Rock Island County not-for-profit organizations and programs culminates a months-long review process, said Tyla.
The directors strive to bring to reality the goal of Doris and Victor Day to make the Quad Cities a “better place.” Since its funding by a $10 million dollar gift from Doris Day Estate in 1987, the foundation has distributed $24.468 million dollars in grants and currently has assets of $17.5 million dollars.
Members of the Board of Directors are Rock Island County residents William Stengel, president; Stacie Fidlar, vice-president; John Phillips, secretary; Daniel Fetes, treasurer; and Jesse Hullon, director. Board members serve without compensation.