Gretna Community Foundation, an affiliated fund of Midlands Community Foundation (, is accepting grant requests of up to $5,000 from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations through November 15. The application window opened on September 1. To to be considered, organizations must provide services to individuals residing in, and the grant proceeds must be used within, the City of Gretna and/or the Gretna School District.

The Foundation does not provide grants for direct aid to individuals/families, religious programs, political organizations or projects, or dinners, tickets, and conferences.

The Foundation will accept applications via U.S. Mail (PO Box 462, Gretna, NE 68028) or email No hand delivered applications will be accepted. Visit for an electronic copy of the application packet.

The focus of Midlands Community Foundation is to assist with community development by improving and enhancing the quality of life for the residents of Sarpy and Cass counties. This mission includes funding community improvement projects and helping those in need in the Gretna community. For more information, visit