The Elmwood Community Foundation (ECF) was established in December 2021. Our mission is to preserve our history, expand our outreach, and share our resources with the community.

Elmwood Community Foundation was established as an Affiliated Fund of Midlands Community Foundation

The Foundation was formed by Elmwood community leaders and caring citizens in December 2021 to support activities which provide civic, culture, education, health, and human services improvements for the community of Elmwood and the surrounding area.

Board of Directors

Nina Landwehr

Gary Hall

Kelli Brewer

Joel Clements

Kurk Shrader

Bonnie Brewer

Jeff Johnston

Cindy S. Drake

Barb Minch

Founding Members


  • American Exchange Bank
  • Elmwood Christian Church
  • Bits & Pieces
  • Elmwood Inspired
  • Cindy & Kirby Drake
  • Keith Swarts and Jayme Nekuda, STRAWS Foundation


  • Greg & Pam Clements
  • Phyllis Buell
  • Bits & Pieces
  • Jessica & Joel Clements
  • Marge & Dennis Nielsen
  • Kurk & Kris Shrader
  • Brenda Vogt


  • Julie Backemeyer
  • Joel Bornemeier
  • Bonnie Brewer & Jeff Johnston
  • Marie Gregoire
  • Cindy & Gary Hall
  • Ricci & Nina Landwehr
  • Barb & Lynn Minch
  • Jr. & Carolyn Oehlerking
  • Jim & Grace Ronhovde
  • Leigh & Julie Schmale


  • Nancy Anderson
  • Butch & Dobey Haws
  • Pastor Mark Sewell
  • Jacob & Megan Blunt


  • STRAWS Foundation
  • Jim & Laurel McReynolds
  • Jim Wolcott

Bess Street Aldrich Foundation Fund

American Legion Post 247 G.A.R. Hall Veterans Museum

Elmwood Rescue Fund

Elmwood Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations that provide programs and services in Elmwood and the surrounding area. Grant requests should be for $1,000 or less.

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