Lynda Cook Broker/Owner volunteers on Tea Area Community Fund and awards grants in the amount of $9,750.
Lynda Cook, Broker/Owner EXIT Realty Sioux Empire is on the board of directors for the Tea Area Community Fund and currently holds a position as secretary. The TACF was organized in 2005 with the assistance of the Sioux Falls Community Foundation. The purpose of the Tea Area Community Fund Committee is to educate current and future area residents of the impact of lasting legacies, to attract contributions to the Tea Area Community Fund, and to recommend distributions from the Fund that support charitable, community enhancement, educational and scientific programs and activities. The Tea Area Community Fund is a non profit organization founded in 2005 under a challenge grant program by Valley Exchange Bank and SFACF. The members of the Tea Area Community Fund held their annual meeting on Saturday and presented a total of $9,750.00 to organizations throughout the community.
2016 Grant Recipients are as follows:
- Blau Deboer American Legion Post 266
- Junior Achievement
- Tea American Legion Baseball
- Tea Area School District – STEM
- Tea HRC/dba Morgan Lane Village
- Tea Fire Department
- Tea Area High School Baseball
- Tea Area Music Boosters
- Tea Area Parent Teacher Organization (TAPTO)
- Trinity Lutheran Church
- Tea Area Community Scholarship Fund
If you are a part of an organization in Tea that you feel may be eligible for a grant, please remember that we award grants annually and keep an eye out for Grant Applications in the spring of 2017.