The Sarpy Chamber foundation (sarpychamber.org) has awarded $30,000 in grants to local nonprofits. Eligible organizations must be a 501c3 and a current Sarpy Chamber member. Three $5, 000 grants were given to three different organizations with large-scale fundraising campaigns. Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation received a grant to go towards the development of their memorial, NeighborGood received a grant for their campaign to build their own facility next door to its current location and the Sarpy County Museum’s grant will go towards the construction of a new, expanded museum facility.
In addition to supporting these major development projects, the Sarpy Chamber Foundation gave $1,000 grants to 15 other nonproﬁts to be used locally in conjunction with each organization’s respective missions. The $1,000 Grant Recipients include: 50 Mile March Foundation, Asha’s House, Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home, Fontenelle Forest, Foster Love, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Hillcrest Foundation, Ironhawk Juniors Triathlon Club, Moving Veterans Forward, Papillion Area Historical Society, Papillion La Vista Community Schools Foundation, Reformation at the Cross, Rejuvenating Women, Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha and Sheltering Tree.
The Sarpy Chamber Foundation grant recipients were selected by an advisory committee who reviewed all applications and awarded grants with an aim of supporting a diverse range of services and projects.
Get involved with the Sarpy Chamber and open doors to a wide range of networking events, professional groups, workshops and other activities, all with the aim of connecting business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs. To learn more about the Sarpy Chamber, visit sarpychamber.org.