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The Montgomery County Community Foundation, working in partnership with the Red Oak Heritage Foundation, aims to improve the quality of life in Montgomery 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, Montgomery County. As an affiliate of the Omaha Community Foundation, the Montgomery County Community Foundation was established in 1998.
- James Norris, Chair
- Bruce Swanson, Esq., Vice Chair
- Marty Barnett, Secretary/Treasurer
- Mickey Anderson
- Kevin Britten
- Barbara Reisinger
- Donna Robinson
- Kim Robinson
- John Tischer
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, $30,800 is available to support Montgomery County nonprofit organizations and community projects. Of the total funds, $1,000 is restricted to the community of Stanton, $3,700 is allocated to the Villisca area, which includes $1,500 for projects at Villisca Community Schools, and $26,100 is available to support projects throughout the county.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, for Fall 2020, the Montgomery 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.