Field of Interest Funds

Established by donors who wish to support a particular field of interest and rely on the Foundation to provide grants that represent their interests.

Roger and Melodee Anderson Fund

Established 2012

This endowed fund was established by Melodee Anderson, the earnings of which are to be used for women and children, basic needs, and community health.

Community Arts Fund

Established 2014

This fund is dedicated to assisting the Grand Island community in furthering the arts. 

Harold R. Dunlap Fund

Established 1998

This fund was established through the will of Harold R. Dunlap for charitable, civic, or educational purposes in or near Cairo, Nebraska. 

GICF Arts Grant Fund

Established 2003

This endowed fund was established with $5,000 of Kiewit funds, the earnings of which are to provide proactive grants in the field of arts and culture.

GICF Children & Youth Grant Fund

Established 2003

This endowed fun was established by a $5,000 donation from Tom and Kim Dinsdale, the earnings of which are to provide proactive grants for children and youth programs. 

GICF Community Enrichment Grant Fund

Established 2003

This endowed fund was established by a $5,000 donation from Kim Dinsdale, the earnings of which are to provide proactive grants for civic enrichment and improvements. 

GICF Education Grant Fund

Established 2003

This endowed fund was established by donations of $10,000 from Bud and Gloria Wolbach, the earnings of which are to provide proactive grants in the field of education. 

GICF Community Health Grant Fund

Established 2003

This endowed fund was established be a $5,000 donation from Kim Dinsdale, the earnings of which are to provide proactive grants in the field of community health.

GICF Unrestricted Grant Fund

Established 2014

This fund is dedicated to grant-making purposes to enhance the Grand Island community.

Huwaldt Family Trust Fund

Established 2007

This endowed field of interest fund was established to provide food, clothing, medical support, and shelter to underprivileged and needy individuals.

Ralph and Patricia Kelly Arts Fund

Established 2006

This endowed field of interest fund was established to provide support for arts and culture programs.

Bill and Marcia Lawton Fund

Established 2013

This endowed field of interest fund was established by Bill Lawton, the spendable income from which is to support charitable endeavors to meet basic needs within the community.

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Lloyd and Maybelle Wheeler Fund

Established 2000

This endowed field of interest fund was established by Lloyd and Maybelle Wheeler, the spendable income from which is to support charitable endeavors within the community.

STOP Fund

The STOP (Stop Trafficking on the Plains) Fund was established by Susie and Travis Hageman and Cyndi and Dale Wieseman to provide financial assistance to organizations directly assisting survivors of trafficking.