MELVIN, Iowa - The Community Foundation of Osceola County will announce and award more than $95,000 in grant funding to 29 organizations across Osceola County during a 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 awards ceremony.

The celebration, which will take place at the Melvin American Legion Community Center, will award $95,121.72 from the County Endowment Fund Program to 29 organizations. The funds are from gambling profits made available and distributed to qualified foundations in counties without gambling enterprises.

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The CFOC partners with communities and non-profit organizations to help them fund programs and projects that might otherwise go unfunded.

The award ceremony is open to award recipients, foundation members and the public alike.