Paces to Quality Awarded Rural Childcare Derecho Recovery Grant to Help Providers

August 23, 2021
HIAWATHA, IA – HACAP’s Paces to Quality program has been awarded with the Rural Derecho Childcare Recovery Grant that is aimed at helping providers in rural Linn and Benton counties to recover from the August 10th storm that devastated the metro area.
Childcare providers who are located in rural Linn or Benton county and outside of the 52401, 52405, 52302, and 52233 zip codes may be eligible to receive a recovery grant of anywhere between $500-$2,000. Applications are being accepted now through December 2021 or until funds are exhausted.
Click here to download the application and to see if you are eligible. Questions regarding the grant can be directed to Amy Becker at or Cathy Meyer at Funding for the Rural Childcare Derecho Recovery Grant is provided by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.  
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) is the only full-time resource dedicated to helping donors maximize their impact by making more intentional disaster-related giving decisions. For more information, please visit

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