Rural Community Impact Grant available to nonprofits in several central Nebraska counties

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Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 3:29 PM CST
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (Press Release) - The Heartland United Way announced the availability of $30,000 for local nonprofit organizations to apply for grants. The nonprofit organizations must be located and providing programs in Hamilton, Howard, Merrick counties, or in the rural communities in Hall County.

The Heartland United Way said their mission is to improve lives and create possibilities. To support their mission, preference for funding will be given to organizations that provide programs or services that align with one of the following areas:

  • Education: Improve opportunities for youth to be prepared for and successful in school
  • Income: Provide programs and supportive assistance to low-income families who are financially unstable
  • Health: Help feed people facing food insecurity and to increase the number of people who are healthy and avoiding risky behavior

Applications will not be accepted for capital expenditures, buildings, fire departments, religious activities, or youth sports.

The application will be open from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28. The maximum grant awarded will be $1,500, which will be awarded in April.

Applications can be found on the Heartland United Way website beginning Feb. 1.

All grant recipients will be required to complete a year-end report outlining program’s results.

If you have questions, contact the Heartland United Way office at 308-382-2675.