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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
  • Gary Maas, Vice Chair
  • Roland K. Landsness, Esq., Secretary/Treasurer
  • Sandy Bierbaum
  • Sue Hunt
  • Mark D. Kyhnn, CPA

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 Cass County nonprofit organizations and community projects.

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, for Spring 2021, the Cass 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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Stacey Goodman

Iowa Foundations Director

Visit our online grant portal to apply.

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