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Grant Opportunities

The Foundation accepts grants applications throughout the year. Applications will be considered at the end of two closing dates, April 30th, and October 31st.




Contact Us

Custer County Foundation

403 South 9th

PO Box 304

Broken Bow, NE 68822

(308) 872-2232

2016 Spring Grant Awards


The Foundation awarded $54,597 to 23 Custer County organizations this Spring!! Following is a list of organizations selected to receive a grant.

Arrow Artists, Inc.:  $425 to assist with the art and photography competition held in conjunction with the Custer County Fair.     

Brenzier Public Library:  $1,000 to assist with the cost of bringing The Edgerton Explorit Center Program and a Jump A Roo to their 100 year birthday celebration of the library. 

Broken Bow Optimist Club:  $5,000 to provide a set of soccer goals for the Optimist soccer program. 

Broken Bow Wrestling Club:  $15,000 to assist with building a new wrestling room.

Callaway Good Life Center:  $4,000 to help purchase a 6 pan counter top steamer. 

Callaway Public Schools Education Foundation:  $500 to help replace the football field score board at Callaway Public School. 

Central Plains Center for Services:  $2,500 to help provide summer activities for the Super Kids Club Summer Program. 

Custer CAPABLE Corporation:  $1,000 to assist with the costs associated with the HEROs mentoring program. 

Custer Care:  $6,500 to help purchase a van to provide transportation for clients for medical purposes and for staff to travel for home care outside of Broken Bow. 

Custer County Children’s Theater:  $500 to assist with the Children’s Theater experience scheduled for September 19-24, 2016. 

Custer County Grange:  $150 to help provide dictionaries for all Custer County third grade students through the Words for Thirds, Dictionary Project. 

Custer County Junior Orchestra:  $250 to help with upkeep on the instruments. 

Diamond Youth Organization:  $2,500 to help purchase various equipment for the baseball/softball youth programs. 

Healing Hearts & Families:  $500 to purchase materials for their H.E.A.R.T.S. (Helping Every At Risk Teen Succeed) Program.

Healing Hearts & Families:  $2,500 to provide materials for their domestic violence/sexual assault program. 

Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway:  $2,000 to assist with the Follow the Rails Art Trail taking place October 14-16, 2016. 

Sargent Township Library:  $400 to help with the summer reading program. 

Seven Valley’s Historical Society:  $1,200 to help purchase a new computer.

Seven Valley’s Rodeo Association:  $3,422 to assist with building a new bathroom/shower facility at the rodeo grounds.

Spartan Youth Wrestling Club:  $2,000 to purchase a new wrestling mat. 

Spartan Youth Activities:  $250 to provide “staying active in summer” programs for students during the Summer Lunch Program. 

SWAT:  $2,000 to help provide a handicap lift for the pool.

Twin Loup Track & Field:  $1,000 to help with concrete expenses for runway, pole vault and high jump landing systems.