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The Harrison County Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life in Harrison 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, Harrison County. As an affiliate of the Omaha Community Foundation, the Harrison County Community Foundation was established in 1997.
- Treva Block, Chair
- Mike Carson, Vice Chair
- Ragene Darling, Secretary/Treasurer
- Barbara Oliver
- Noel Sherer
- Jay Smith
- Kerry Stueve
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, $82,900 is available to support Harrison County nonprofit organizations and community projects. Of the total funds, $7,850 is restricted to the community of Missouri Valley, $1,950 is designated to the community of Pisgah, $4,650 is allocated to the community of Woodbine, $2,350 is available for charitable purposes in northern Harrison County, and $66,100 will support projects throughout the county, which includes $15,655 for projects focused on wildlife parks, conservation, and other outdoor recreation.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, for Fall 2020, the Harrison 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.