GRM Networks awarded a total of $3,750 as part of the company’s Community Improvement Grant program. Organizations who received funding in the second semiannual distribution for calendar year 2023 included the City of Allerton, Iowa; the North Harrison Fire Protection District of Eagleville, Missouri; the Jamesport City Park of Jamesport, Missouri and the North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center of Trenton, Missouri.

The City of Allerton was awarded a $1,100 grant to be used to replace original windows and window casings at the Allerton Civic Center – a community meeting place used by organizations and community members for meetings, reunions and other social activities.

The North Harrison Fire Protection District received a $1,000 grant that will be used to purchase mannequins to teach CPR to firefighters, emergency medical technicians and community members.

The Jamesport City Park received a $1,000 grant to purchase tables for outdoor activities at the park’s new community building.

The North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center received a $650 grant. The Center will use their grant to purchase sensory-friendly comfort items for their front service area for children.

Applications for the next distribution of grants are being accepted now through May 1. Grant amounts vary, with a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $1,500 awarded to successful applicants. The Cooperative’s Board of Directors will review applications and award grant amounts. Applications may be downloaded by visiting grm.net/about-us/grants/. Questions regarding grant applications should be directed to Amy Davison at 888-748-2110 or adavison@corp.grm.net.