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

GRANTS

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.
The Foundation has a strong commitment toward programs benefiting arts and culture, economic and community development, education, health, and human services. It does not provide grants for direct aid to individuals/families, religious programs, political organizations or projects, and dinners, tickets, or conferences.
Applications are due by April 1, 2024. For more information and/or a grant application, email Barbara Minch at grants@elmwoodculturalarts.org or call (402) 450-2954.
Elmwood Community Foundation is an Affiliated Fund of Midlands Community Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to support activities which provide civic, educational, health, human services, or cultural improvements for the community of Elmwood, Nebraska.

For more information, contact:
Barbara Minch
(402) 450-2954
grants@elmwoodculturalarts.org

Past Grant Recipients

June 26, 2023 – The Elmwood Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling $1,000 to three local nonprofit organizations including:

 Elmwood Rescue received $500 to help fund the purchase of new monitors/defibrillators.
• Nebraska Trails Foundation in partnership with the Village of Elmwood received $250 to fund the
“Pie Ride Fund” to promote the Village of Elmwood and to support the growth of the community event.
• Elmwood Public Library received $250 to help fund the “Library Telescope Program”.


Applications were reviewed and decided on by current Board Members, Kurk Shrader, Grants Chair Barbara Minch, Bonnie Brewer, Kelli Brewer, Joel Clements, Gary Hall and Nina Landwehr.

“The Elmwood Community Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to be able to provide these valued non-profit organizations with the financial support they need to provide programs and services to the residents of Elmwood and the surrounding area,” said Board President Kurk Shrader.

These grants are made possible because of generous contributions to the Elmwood Community Foundation. Additional donations enable greater support of local projects throughout Elmwood. The Elmwood Community Foundation is an Affiliate Fund of Midlands Community Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to support activities which provide civic, educational, health, human services, orcultural improvements for the community of Elmwood, Nebraska, and its surrounding area.

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