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A Legacy In Your Name

Would you like to establish a designated fund or permanently support one or more of your favorite non-profits?  Or endow your own scholarship fund?  Or provide support for a special area of concern such as the arts, the environment, or education through a field of interest fund? You can make it happen through the Foundation’s Leave a Legacy Society.  Creating an unrestricted fund gives our communities the flexibility to meet changing needs throughout the years.


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Custer County Foundation

403 South 9th

PO Box 304

Broken Bow, NE 68822

(308) 872-2232


Thank you notes we have received.


Custer County Foundation,

On behalf of the steering committee for the Broken Bow Green Coalition, I want to thank the Board of Directors of the Custer County Foundation for the grant we received to purchase a recycling container for the Melham ball field complex.


Our organization is thoroughly committed to developing new green initiatives in our community and greatly appreciate the financial assistance and support we received so one of our plans could become a reality. We have many other projects in the planning stages, so no doubt, you'll be hearing from us again!


Again, thank you.

Joan Birnie


Broken Bow Green Coalition 


Custer County Foundation,

I want to take a moment to thank you for the grant Healing Hearts & Families received to purchase the copier from Cedars. I gave a presentation recently during a teacher in service and being able to put together the power point and handouts to enhance this presentation was made easy - as you allowed us to be able to keep a very important too.


Again, thank you for the grant and your continued support. It is greatly appreciated.



Suellen Koepke

Executive Director 


Custer County Foundation,

    We appreciate your continued support. Your financial assistance helped make our ballpark dugouts a possibility. This project will benefit a variety of teams in Custer County.


    Thanks again!

    Sargent Summer Recreation Committee 



Dear Scholarship Donor,

    I am more than honored to be the recipient of the St. John's Episcopal Church Scholarship. Your generous contribution to my education is important to my family and I, and you are helping both of us send me to college.



Shandell Gunter

Arnold, NE


Dear CCF,

   Tell you the truth, I didn't think I was going to get a scholarship this year.  I've been stressing out about how I would be able to pay off a loan.

    You have shown me that it is possible for me to win scholarships and that I need to keep applying for them. Thank you very much for granting me this opportunity for helping me realize that I have a chance.

 Thank you,

Kade Lehmkuhler


Dear Custer County Foundation Scholarship Committee:

    Thank you so much for selecting me for the Hazel Jacobsen Headley Cole Scholarship! It really means a lot that I have people who believe in me, and that support me. I promise your money will not be wasted.

Thank you so much,


Hannah Meyer


Custer County Foundation,

    Thank you for granting me the Broken Bow High School Scholarship. It is greatly appreciated.


Michaela Shada


Dear Custer County Foundation,

    Thank you so much for awarding me the Broken Bow High School Scholarship! It will be a great help! Thank you again.



Katie Marple


Custer County Foundation,

    Our son and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for all the work that you put into this scholarship foundation.  We know there are many volunteer hours that are put into the preparation of this program.

    We are truly fortunate to have this foundation for our college students-to-be.


Thank you Again,

The Harwagers, Jess, Heather & John W.

Stapleton, NE


Dear Custer County Foundation,

    It is an honor to be selected as a recipient for two 2010 Custer County Foundation scholarships. Thank you for administering the Broken Bow Rotary Scholarship and the Russell Adams Dr. Memorial and Angenette Adams Scholarship for Business. They will be put to good use towards my education.

    I appreciate your work on behalf of Custer County and its future.



Print Zutavern


Dear Custer County Foundation,

    Thank you so very much for awarding me the Harry & Lenora Richardson Scholarship! I was so honored that I was selected for it! I have decided to attend Doane College in the fall, and this scholarship will certainly help me further my education there! Thank you again, and I couldn't be more thrilled!


Emily Pracht