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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.

Advisory Board

  • Jonna Loewe, Chair
  • Lindsey Carter, Vice Chair
  • Staci Shearer, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Teri Emberton
  • Tim Inman
  • Darynn Ruiz

Application Details

Applications for the Fall 2020 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 PM CST on September 1.

As part of this fall grant cycle, $25,350 is available to support Fremont County nonprofit organizations and community projects. Of the total available funds, $750 is restricted to the community of Farragut, $2,850 is designated to the community of Hamburg (which includes $700 exclusively for arts projects in Hamburg), $1,000 is restricted to the community of Percival, $940 is allocated to the community of Sidney, and $19,810 will support projects throughout the county.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, for Fall 2020, the Fremont 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 June 2020), which includes eligibility requirements, FAQs, and application instructions.

Grant Program Fact Sheet (PDF)

Application Access Instructions (PDF)

Grant Evaluation Form (PDF)

Previous Fall Grant Recipients

Previous Spring Grant Recipients

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Visit our online grant portal to apply.

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