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The Crawford County Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life in Crawford 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, Crawford County. As an affiliate of the Omaha Community Foundation, the Crawford County Community Foundation was established in 2005.

Advisory Board

  • Kelly Sonnichsen, Chair
  • Maura Sailer, Vice Chair
  • Steve Vollstedt, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Steve Brownmiller, OD
  • Deb Garrett
  • Jace Hawley
  • Paul Outhouse
  • Deb Quandt
  • Sarah Weinbrandt

Application Details

The next open grant cycle for the Crawford County Community Foundation will be for Spring 2023.

Applications will be accepted from December 15, 2022 through February 1, 2023 and must be submitted via the online grant portal.

Full grant details and an updated Grant Program Fact Sheet will be posted in December.


Grant Program Fact Sheet (PDF)

Application Access Instructions (PDF)

Grant Evaluation Form (PDF)

Extension Request Form (PDF)





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.