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The Cass County Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life in Cass 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, Cass County. As an affiliate of the Omaha Community Foundation, the Cass County Community Foundation was established in 1998.

Advisory Board

  • Kristi Burg, Chair
  • Gaylord Schelling, Vice Chair
  • Sue Hunt, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Sandy Bierbaum
  • Justin D. Hockenberry
  • Mike Tibken

Grant Applications

Applications for the Spring 2024 grant cycle will be accepted from December 15 through February 1 and must be submitted via the online grant portal. The 2024 grant cycle is closed.

Before beginning, please download and review the Grant Program Fact Sheet below (updated November 2023), 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)




Questions? We’re here to help.
Sunni Kamp

Southwest Iowa Foundations Director

Visit our online grant portal to apply.

Join the Giving

You can help us strengthen our community, and we can help you make your giving more effective. Be a part of the good we’re growing by contributing to one of our funds or opening your own philanthropic fund.