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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.

 

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Custer County Foundation

403 South 9th

PO Box 304

Broken Bow, NE 68822

(308) 872-2232

2015 Fall Grant Awards

 

 

The Foundation awarded $31,900 to 15 Custer County organizations this Fall!! Following is a list of organizations selected to receive a grant.

  • Arnold School House Graphics, $1,500:  The grant will be used to purchase a Vectric Aspire 3-D design software for CNC manufacturing, two compatible computers to operate the specialized software with, and the necessary bits for the CNC router. 
  • Custer County Ag Society, $10,000:  The funds will be used to replace lights in the Equine Show Arena.   
  • Comstock Senior Center – The Den, $1,000:  The grant will help purchase new commercial-grade vinyl flooring in the Senior Center dining room.
  • Brenizer Public Library - Merna, $1,200:  The funds will go towards a National Register of Historical Places listings sign.
  • Ansley Village Teacher’s Organization, $500:  The grant will help with the 2016 end-of-year Color Fun Run. 
  • Mid-Plains Community College, $1,000:  The funds will be used to provide materials & lunch for area high school students and sponsors for Leadercast ‘16. 
  • Custer County Historical Society, $400:  The grant will go towards the purchase of a standing scanner. 
  • Healing Hearts & Families, $300:  The funds will help purchase materials for their H.E.A.R.T.S. (Helping Every At Risk Teen Succeed) Program. 
  • Healing Hearts & Families, $3,000:  The grant will be used to help provide materials for their domestic violence/sexual assault program. 
  • Spartan VIP Club - Ansley, $1,000:  The funds will assist with field trip & exploration expenses for their after school program. 
  • TeamMates Broken Bow, $500:  The grant will be used for mentors and mentees to attend the Nebraska Spring Red & White game. 
  • Arnold Rotary Club, $2,000:  The funds awarded will help purchase a covered shelter for the Arnold State Recreation Area. 
  • Callaway Good Life Center, $5,000:  The grant will be used to help purchase a Comfort Spa tub for their residents. 
  • Children’s Christmas Fund, $2,500:  The funds will be used to provide Christmas gifts for underprivileged children. 
  • Broken Bow Food Pantry, $2,000:  The grant will help provide food and supplies for the Food Pantry.