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Hastings Community Foundation (HCF) Grants

Grants to Adams County Area, Nebraska Nonprofits,
Agencies, and Individuals to Benefit Local Residents

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Foundation / Corporation

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Hastings Community Foundation (HCF)

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Grants to Nebraska nonprofits, government agencies, and, on a limited basis, individuals for projects that will enhance the quality of life in Adams County and the surrounding area. Applicants must contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application. Grants are given to organizations and programs that respond to the region’s most pressing issues and opportunities.

Funding may be requested in the areas of innovative programming, arts and humanities, social needs and development, community needs, historic preservation, education motivation, and improvement of the quality of life. Individuals may request scholarship funding.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152348

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants shall be made only to non-profit organizations exempt from federal taxation under section 501C3 of the Internal Revenue Code, to government agencies and to individuals, but grants to individuals shall only be made as prize awards, scholarships, or for other grants which do not adversely affect the Foundation’s status under section 5O1 C3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

In awarding grants, preference shall be given to those applicants which are normally not able to access tax dollars.

The Foundation operates on the principle that no discrimination shall be practiced as to race, religion, sex, or national origin in considering a grant request. Grants will be made only to applicants who adhere to these same principles.

No grants should be considered as a continuing basis of funding and are one-time specific grants, unless otherwise agreed to by the Hastings Community Foundation Board of Directors.

Grants normally will not be considered for the following:

- Individual Needs
- Operational Expenses
- Endowment
- Fellowships
- Medical or Scientific Research
- Any Political Activity
- Any Church for Religious Purpose

Pre-Application Information:

You must first call the Hastings Community Foundation office (402-462-5152) to register your request for a Grant Application.

Please Note: Requests for Grant Applications will not be accepted online or via email.

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications must be returned by postal mail or in person at the Foundation’s office at 800 West 3rd St., Suite 232, Hastings, NE 68901.

General Contact Information:

Phone: 402-462-5152
Fax: 402-462-5171

Office Staff:

Susan Poppe:
Stephanie Bliss:

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nebraska: Adams County and the Surrounding Area