Pella/Sioux Center, Iowa — Three organizations in Sioux Center have been awarded grants from Pella Corporation. Totaling $85,000, these grants will help pay for various project-related costs associated with new, or existing community-oriented spaces.
Pella is giving $50,000 toward the Sioux Center Indoor Turf Field project. Pella officials tell us the grant will be used to help with the construction of the new indoor turf facility to provide a multi-purpose space for sporting and recreational activities. The project is a collaboration between the City, Dordt University, and local businesses.
Pella is giving $25,000 to the Sioux Center Christian School. They tell us the grant will be used to help with the construction of a new multi-purpose space and classroom addition at the school.
The final grant is $10,000 to the Family Crisis Centers, which they say will be used to help pay for a remodeling and painting project at the facility, which provides free, confidential services to many communities throughout northwest Iowa – and it is the only facility of its kind in the area. The project will create a new area where foster children will have an environment to reconnect and bond with their biological parents. Shari Kastein, the Executive Director of Family Crisis Centers says that the funds from the Pella Foundation have thrust the Family Visitation Center into immediate action.