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The Audubon County Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life in Audubon County by supporting community needs in the areas of civic engagement, culture, health, education, and social services. The objective of its grant programs is to fund projects that will have a permanent impact on, and in, Audubon County. As an affiliate of the Omaha Community Foundation, the Audubon County Community Foundation was established in 1997.

Advisory Board

  • Genelle Deist, Chair
  • Joel Hoegh, Vice Chair
  • Megan Wagner, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Gina Benton
  • Bob Blomme
  • Steven B. Hansen
  • Donna Olson

Application Details

Applications for the Spring 2021 grant cycle will be accepted from December 15 through February 1 and must be submitted via the online grant portal. Applications are due by 11:59 PM CST on February 1.

As part of this spring grant cycle, approximately $90,000 is available to support Audubon County nonprofit organizations and community projects.

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, for Spring 2021, the Audubon County Community Foundation will entertain requests for program and operating support, in addition to the historic focus on items of permanence.

Before beginning, please download and review the Fact Sheet below (updated December 2020), which includes eligibility requirements, FAQs, and application instructions.

Grant Program Fact Sheet (PDF)

Application Access Instructions (PDF)

Grant Evaluation Form (PDF)

Extension Request Form (PDF)

Previous Fall Grant Recipients

Previous Spring Grant Recipients

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Support Audubon County

If you’d like to make a charitable gift to Audubon County Community Foundation, we offer several options and would be happy to help you get started.

Ways to Give

Questions? We’re here to help.
Stacey Goodman

Iowa Foundations Director

Visit our online grant portal to apply.

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