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The Fremont County Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life in Fremont 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, Fremont County. As an affiliate of the Omaha Community Foundation, the Fremont County Community Foundation was established in 1998.
- Jonna Loewe, Chair
- Lindsey Carter, Vice Chair
- Staci Shearer, Secretary/Treasurer
- Teri Emberton
- Tim Inman
- Darynn Ruiz
Applications for the Fall 2021 grant cycle will be accepted from July 15 through September 1 and must be submitted via the online grant portal. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. CST on September 1.
As part of this fall grant cycle, $28,650 is available to support Fremont County nonprofit organizations and community projects. Of the total available funds, $800 is restricted to the community of Farragut, $3,120 is designated to the community of Hamburg (which includes $760 exclusively for arts projects in Hamburg), $1,060 is restricted to the community of Percival, $1,025 is allocated to the community of Sidney, $450 is allotted for the community of Tabor, and $22,195 is available to support projects throughout the county.
For Fall 2021, the Fremont County Community Foundation will entertain requests for capital, program, and operating support.
Before beginning, please download and review the Grant Program Fact Sheet below (updated July 2021), which includes eligibility requirements, FAQs, and application instructions.
NEW GRANT PORTAL!
We have moved to a new grant submission portal. You will need to create a new account when starting your application.
IMPORTANT: The email you use to create your account and start the application is the email that will receive all system notifications for your grant. Please ensure the email used is that of the preferred contact for the specific grant request.
More details can be found in the Grant Program Fact Sheet below.