In early May the Gilchrist Foundation sent invitations to apply for 2016 grants to selected organizations that match its mission and geographic scope. The 2016 Application Forms are now available on the website for download by invitees.
In April, the Parks and Recreation Department was awarded a Micro-Grant of $5,000 for enhancements at Sioux City Prairie Park on Highway 75. The funds will be used to provide a “living roof” shelter and signage along trails, and also to improve fish habitat. This preserve provides green space and