Nonprofit scrutiny

County mulls more oversight on grants amid recent embezzlement claim

Amid the Rock Springs Young at Heart’s ongoing lawsuit to recover more than $1 million it claimed its former executive director embezzled from the organization, Sweetwater County Commissioner Roy Lloyd said the county should exercise greater oversight on the grant-funding it provides to local organizations.

The discussion came during Tuesday’s commission meeting, in which the county approved a grant contract for RSYAH worth $222,000, a sum the county had already appropriated for the senior center when it filed its lawsuit in July regarding the embezzlement claim.

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