Community Impact

Grants Awarded

GICF Awards $100,271 to Support 20 Local Nonprofits in 2018

The Grand Island Community Foundation distributed $100,271 in community grants to local nonprofit organizations. Thank you to our donors for making an impact on Hall County. Organizations that received funding include:

Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions - $2,500

           Staff training

Literacy Council of Grand Island - $5,000

            Expansion of new student services

Crisis Center - $5,000

            Human Trafficking Training

Grand Island Public Schools Foundation - $3,254

            Quilted Conscience Project

Salvation Army - $4,000

            Emergency Men’s Shelter

Leadership Tomorrow - $ 1,425

            Program support

Junior Achievement District of Grand Island - $2,500

            Sponsor 20 Title 1 Elementary School Classrooms

Heartland United Way - $3,456

            Day of Action

Multicultural Coalition of GI - $5,000

            Conversational English

St. Francis Community Services - $5,000

            Cultural accommodation for Hispanic kids in foster care

Cairo Community Foundation - $15,000

            Veterans' Memorial Wall

Boys Town Central Nebraska - $5,000

            Refurnish rooms

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska - $5,000

            Veteran Mental Health and resources

The Set Me Free Project - $5,000

            Sex Trafficking Education

Hall County Hero Flight - $2,500

            Hall County Hero 2019 Flight

TeamMates of Grand Island - $2,526

            Program support

Voice for Companion Animals - $5,000

            VCA Cargo van

Christmas Cheer - $5,000

            Holiday meal vouchers

Central Nebraska Child Advocacy Center - $4,800

            Soundproofing exam room & additional training

Centura Education Foundation - $11,000

            Career & Technical Education Enhancement, Welding