Betterment Grants are awarded to projects that benefit people and qualified nonprofit organizations.
Donor Name: Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation
County: Selected Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $500 to $35,000
Types of projects that receive Betterment Grants include: facility improvements, equipment, technology, vehicles, repairs, community events, safety, new services, training, community facilities, data systems, community disasters, beautification, shelter, new programs, assessments and planning. Grants are not made to support ongoing operating budgets and activities, except for response to community disasters.
Grants are made in six basic areas of interest: Community Development, Culture, Education, Environment, Health, and Human Services. The Community Foundation will consider applications that promise to make a significant contribution to people of the service area in those interest areas.
Approximately $200,000 is available for Betterment Grant awards this year. Grant award amounts vary from project to project. Grant awards last year ranged from $500 to $35,000.
- Betterment Grants are made to qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and qualified public government organizations or agencies. Individuals and other types of organizations are not eligible.
- Grant applications will be considered which directly benefit and serve people in one or more of the West Central Nebraska counties of Arthur, Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins and Thomas (“service area”).
For more information, visit MNCF.