Beloit City Council Approves $250,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits

The Beloit City Council is granting six Beloit non-profit organizations a combined $250,000 to provide youth programming to Beloit residents through the City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

The organizations that will receive funding include:

  • Community Action: $80,000
o   $30,000 for the Fresh Start Program
o   $50,00 for the Merrill Community Center
  • Welty Environmental Center’s 3-Day Field Trips for 5th Graders: $50,000
  • City-Wide Youth Softball: $50,000
  • Stateline Boys & Girls Club’s Operation Great Futures program: $30,000
  • Scouts BSA’s ScoutReach program: $20,000
  • Beloit Boxing Foundation – Rojas Boxing Gym: $20,000

Program descriptions can be located at under “Non-Profit Youth Programming”.

The funding allocations were approved during the Beloit City Council meeting on Monday, April 1.