Advised Funds

Established by donors who wish to recommend specific areas of interest for their fund.

Gaylord and Joan Apfel Fund

Established 1999

This endowed, donor-advised fund was stablished by Gaylord and Joan Apfel, the spendable income from which is to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.

Case IH Fund

Established 2010

This fund was established with money from Case IH employees for use in general grant-making purposes and objectives of the Foundation.

Earl and Maxine Claussen Charitable Trust Fund

Established 2014

This donor-advised fund was established to support grantmaking in the Grand Island area focused on civic, education, and health and welfare causes. 

Merle Lanham Cory Fund

Established 2002

This endowed, donor-advised fund was established by Jack R. Cory, the spendable income from which is to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.

Tami J. DeMers Memorial Fund

Established 2014

This expendable donor-advised fund was established by Doug DeMers in memory of his wife Tami to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.  

Jackson Dinsdale Endowed Fund

Established 2011

A donor-advised fund established by Jackson Dinsdale in 2014. The grants are used to support projects that were important to Jackson including the construction of the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center, programs in that facility and scholarship support for deserving students.

G.I. Board of Realtors Fund

Established 2002

This endowed, donor-advised fund was established by the Grand Island Board of Realtors, the spendable income from which is to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.

Richard and Virginia Good Fund

Established 2006

This donor-advised fund was established by Richard H. Good and Virginia L. Good, to receive, manage, and distribute contributions, devises, bequests, charitable trust remainders, and other gifts directed to the fund. 

Mike and Jean Hamik Fund

Established 2014

This donor-advised fund was established by Mike and Jean Hamik, to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.

Brian and Carey Hamilton Fund

Established 2004

This donor-advised fund was established by Brian and Carey Hamilton for grant making in support of various civic, cultural, education, health, and welfare needs.

Home Federal Bank Community Appreciation Fund

Established 2006

This endowed, donor-advised fund was established by Home Federal Bank of Grand Island, the spendable income from which is to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.

Jack and Joyce Schultz Family Fund

Established 2014

This fund is a gift annuity fund established by Jack and Joyce Schultz in which the principal donation will be disbursed to the Schultzes over their remaining lives. When all annuity payments have been made, the remaining funds will be disbursed to the Foundation for its general uses and purposes.

Daniel and Lisa Thayer Fund

Established 2015

This endowed, donor-advised fund was established by Daniel and Lisa Thayer, the primary purpose of which is to provide charitable support for basic, civic, cultural, educational, health, and welfare needs in the community.

Thayer Family Fund

Established 1999

This endowed, donor-advised fund was established by E. J. and Jan Thayer, the spendable income from which is to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.

Susan Wissing Memorial Fund

Established 2002

This endowed, donor-advised fund was established by Jerry, Jay, Jeremy, and Scott Wissing, the spendable income from which is to be used for charitable endeavors within the community.