Nebraska Grants and Foundations

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Date Published: February 23, 2021

ADC Foundation - Sidney

The ADC Foundation makes direct grants to two strategic focus areas: mathematics and science education, and nonprofit access to technology. Although the Foundation will continue to match ADC employee gifts to a wide spectrum of types of nonprofits and causes, the foundation will consider grant requests only in the following two areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education, Access to Technology.

Armstrong McDonald Foundation - AZ, NE

The mission of the Armstrong McDonald Foundation is to continue the philanthropic ideals and goals of James M. McDonald, Sr. through prudent and impartial review of all qualifying grant requests received annually to insure that awards are made to soundly conceived and operated non–profit organizations. Areas of funding interest include Animal Welfare, Children and Youth, Education, Health, Relief and Social (community outreach, homeless shelters, she…

Bank of the West - AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MN, MO, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, UT,...

The mission of the Bank’s Charitable Contributions Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, particularly for low– and moderate–income individuals and communities. The Bank will consider requests for contributions from nonprofit organizations that qualify under the following charitable giving categories: Community and Economic Development, Edu…

Bennington Community Foundation

The Bennington Community Foundation was formed in 2005 as a non–profit organization that represents the interests of the community and the donor, promoting community improvement projects. The Foundation functions as a grant making body that supports a range of charitable activities such as community development, education, arts and culture, health, social services, environment and civic affairs.

Blair Area Community Foundation

The Blair Area Community Foundation exists to enhance the quality of life in Washington County, Nebraska. The foundation brings together groups who need assistance and people who are able to give. The Foundation seeks to support charitable organizations by funding projects in the areas of youth and adult recreation and sports, educational programs and equipment, scholarships, public facility improvements, park and cemetery enhancements, and public safety a…

ConAgra Foods Foundation

The ConAgra Foods Foundation seeks to partner with impactful organizations that address childhood hunger and nutrition needs in the communities where our employees live and work. While any organization that is working to address community needs is eligible for funding, preference will be given to those that seek to provide children and their families with access to food and nutrition education. Religious organizations such as churches, mosques and synagogu…

Cooper Foundation

Our highest priorities are Education, including projects recognizing global inter–relationships; Human Services; the Arts; the Humanities and the Environment. A low priority is assigned to capital campaigns. Highest priority is given to proposals for program or operating funding and all grants are made in Nebraska, with the majority in Lincoln and Lancaster County.

eBay Foundation

The mission of eBay Foundation is to make investments that improve the economic and social well–being of local communities. eBay Foundation works to fulfill its mission by collaborating with non–profit organizations and funding innovative programs primarily in microenterprise development. Through its Community Grants program, eBay Foundation also provides support to community organizations in areas where eBay employees are located such as the S…

Ethel S. Abbott Charitable Foundation - Western Nebraska

The Foundation strives to give a helping hand to those 501(C)(3) organizations that are trying to make a difference in people’s lives. Requests have been granted through the years to organizations with diverse areas of focus, such as: education, the arts, the environment, programs that serve disadvantaged children, human services, sports and wellness programs. The Foundation looks at each grant request uniquely for its potential to impact people’…

Fremont Area Community Foundation

The Fremont Area Community Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life by connecting donor interests with community needs. The Foundation makes grants for civic improvement, health and recreation, social services, scholarships, arts and culture, and educational purposes in Fremont, Nebraska, and surrounding communities.

Grand Island Community Foundation

The Grand Island Community Foundation is a community endowment established to accept charitable contributions in order to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Central Nebraska and to assist donors in realizing their charitable goals. Areas of funding interest include Community Impact, Arts & Culture, Basic Needs grants.

Grand Island Community Foundation - Nebraska

The Grand Island Community Foundation is a community endowment established to accept charitable contributions in order to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Central Nebraska and to assist donors in realizing their charitable goals. Areas of funding interest include Community Impact, Arts & Culture, Basic Needs grants.

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non–profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant ini…

Kearney Area Community Foundation

The Grants Program of the Kearney Area Community Foundation (KACF) is a means by which not–for–profit charitable organizations may secure financial assistance for programs and/or projects which will enhance the quality of life for all residents of the Kearney area and surrounding communities. The Foundation awards grants in eight fields of interest: Arts/Culture – Health; Community/Civic – Human Services; Economic Development &ndash…

Lexington Community Foundation

The Lexington Community Foundation (LCF) provides financial assistance for programs and/or projects, which will enhance the quality of life for all residents of the Lexington community. It is the responsibility of the LCF to distribute gifts from donors to a variety of not–for–profit organizations that effectively serve the residents of the Lexington community in the charitable fields of human services, education, health, arts/culture, recreati…

Lincoln Community Foundation

The Lincoln Community Foundation purpose is to promote community philanthropy by working with individuals, families and organizations in the Lincoln, Nebraska area. The Foundation supports specific interest areas such as the arts, environment, the homeless or hungry, animal welfare, etc.

Lincoln Financial Foundation

The Lincoln Financial Foundation’s approach to local philanthropic giving reflects Lincoln Financial’s strong connection to its communities. Recognizing that the employees in its affiliate offices can best determine the needs of their respective communities, Lincoln Financial has created an employee giving network by establishing local Charitable Contribution Committees in our primary business locations. These committees review grant proposals, m…

Merrick Foundation

The goal of the Merrick Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Merrick County area by supporting needs that are not being met in the areas of civic, cultural, health, education, scholarships and social service. The Foundation will not consider more than one application from the same organization in a twelve month period, unless a waiver is approved by the Board of Directors.

Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation

The Mid–Nebraska Community Foundation is a non–profit tax–exempt 501(c)(3) public charitable organization dedicated to serving charitable people and non–profit causes in North Platte and the surrounding area. Non–Profit Project Grants will be considered for non–profit projects that serve the people in the North Platte area defined as the Nebraska counties of Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPhers…

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

Our work centers on supporting programs and initiatives that are designed to benefit communities, families and children. We provide support through an integrated system of grantmaking, programs, technical assistance, education, and advocacy. Our blend of resources are designed to support children and their families in the following areas: Early Childhood Care and Education, Prevention of Child Abuse, Prevention of Entry into the Child Welfare System, Promo…

Nebraska Community Foundation

The Nebraska Community Foundation, headquartered in Lincoln, is a nonprofit, charitable organization providing financial management, strategic development and education/training services to communities, organizations and donors throughout Nebraska. The Foundation assists many communities in rural Nebraska to provide or continue essential services, such as health care, telecommunications, K–12 education, environmental protection, libraries, community…

Nebraska Cultural Endowment

The Nebraska Cultural Endowment is the private partner in a public–private partnership with the State of Nebraska organized to provide long–term financial stability for the arts and humanities in Nebraska.

Nelson Family Foundation - Nebraska City, Nebraska

The purpose of the Nelson Family Foundation is to provide financial support for worthy projects in the Nebraska City area. The Board of Trustees has identified five broad categories of charitable endeavor that Mr. and Mrs. Nelson supported in the past and should provide the focus for its giving in the future. Areas of funding interest include health, historical preservation, education, fine arts, community development.

NorthWestern Energy - MT, NE, SD

NorthWestern Energy wants to make the communities it serves better places to live, work and prosper. That’s why we’re proud to donate to a wide range of worthy causes. We encourage qualified nonprofit organizations that operate within our service territory to apply for donations through our NorthWestern Energy Charitable Giving program. Our local committees review requests year–round and determine funding. Areas of funding interest include…

Omaha Community Foundation

The Omaha Community Foundation has been active in the charitable community since 1982. We truly understand local nonprofits and what they’re trying to accomplish in the community. And we also pay close attention to the larger philanthropic world–to trends, research and new ideas. The Omaha Community Foundation also offers several competitive grant programs that are open to nonprofit agencies: African American Unity Fund, Fund for Omaha, Futuro L…

Oregon Trail Community Foundation

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation was established in 1977 to serve the philanthropic needs of residents of Western Nebraska, as well as Goshen and Platte counties in Wyoming. As a community foundation, OTCF offers grants, scholarships and other services to organizations and individuals through funds provided by donations, bequests, trusts and other financial vehicles. Geographical focus: Nebraska, and of Goshen and Platte Counties, Wyoming, and primari…

Peter Kiewit Foundation - Nebraska & Multiple States

Areas of interest of the Peter Kiewit Foundation for grantmaking purposes are broad and include the arts, education, children and families, community development, health, and human services. The Peter Kiewit Foundation funds programs, facilities, and capital projects. The Foundation is interested in receiving applications for specific, defined projects or programs, but generally excludes funding requests for support of debt retirement, operational deficits…

Phelps County Community Foundation - Nebraska

The mission of the Phelps County Community Foundation is to encourage and provide opportunities for charitable giving, to manage and distribute the funds in a responsible manner, and to enhance the quality of life for the people of Phelps County, Nebraska. We serve Phelps County, Nebraska which includes the communities of Atlanta, Bertrand, Funk, Holdrege, and Loomis. The Foundation awards grants to the following areas of interest: Education, Cultural, Hum…

Principal Financial Group Foundation - IA. NE, WA, DE, WI

The Principal® and the Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc. have embraced corporate responsibility by making philanthropic investments in the communities where our employees work and live. Since 2000 nearly $90 million in financial support has been awarded to organizations focused in the following areas: Health & Human Services, Education, Arts & Culture, Civic, Community & Environment. Grants are available in the communities where we…

Qwest Foundation

The Qwest Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of customers and the communities we serve. The Foundation awards grants that generate high impact and measurable results through community–based programs, including K–12 education and economic development. We encourage you to learn more about the Foundation and request funding for your program. The primary geographic area of interest for Qwest is our 14–state region, including Minne…

Sherwood Foundation

The Sherwood Foundation is committed to improving child and family welfare through community investments in the following areas: public education, human services; and social justice. Formerly the Susan A. Buffett Foundation, The Sherwood Foundation limits grants to not–for–profit organizations serving Omaha, Nebraska.

Toro Company Community Investment - Multiple States

Toro’s long term commitment to contributing 2% of pre–tax domestic profits to the non–profit sector continues in 2010. The focus of strengthening communities where employees live and work guides the 2010 product donation program. The Request for Proposal for product donations will be open from February 8, 2010 to March 8 th, 2010. While the beautification and preservation of outdoor environments is the Giving Program’s primary mission…

Union Pacific Foundation - Nebraska & Multiple States

The Union Pacific Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Union Pacific Corporation and Union Pacific Railroad. Union Pacific believes that the quality of life in the communities in which its employees live and work is an integral part of its own success. The Foundation requires that an organization be located in a community served by Union Pacific Railroad, is a 501(c)(3) public charity as identified by the IRS. Areas of Interest: Community and Civic (This…

Woods Charitable Fund

Through grants made to eligible organizations, Woods Charitable Fund seeks to strengthen the community by improving opportunities and life outcomes for all people in Lincoln, Nebraska. Woods supports members of the nonprofit sector who are exploring creative alternatives and promoting more just, effective approaches to meet community needs.