Midlands Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling Over $135K

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Midlands Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling Over $135K

Midlands Community Foundation (MCF, www.midlandscommunity.org) has awarded grants totaling $135,019 to 25 nonprofit organizations serving Sarpy and Cass counties, including:

  • American Legion, Frisbee-Eidenmiller-McCaig Post 247, Elmwood – $3,643
  • Assistance League of Omaha – $5,000
  • Bellevue University – $5,000
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands – $1,500
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands – $2,000
  • College Possible – $2,500
  • Fontenelle Forest – $1,320
  • Food Bank for the Heartland – $25,000 ($12,500 MCF/$12,500 Facebook match)
  • Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska – $3,000
  • Greater Omaha Attendance & Learning Services Center – $3,000
  • Habitat for Humanity – $5,000
  • Happy Paws – $3,500
  • Heartland Family Service – $5,520
  • Hospice House – $8,900
  • Kids Can Community Center – $3,000
  • Latino Center of the Midlands – $3,000
  • MilkWorks – $3,325
  • Ollie Webb Center, Inc. – $2,000
  • Omaha Equestrian Foundation – $2,500
  • Omaha Performing Arts – $5,000
  • OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc. – $8,317
  • Papillion Area Historical Society – $3,745
  • Plattsmouth Rural Fire Protection Department – $15,000
  • Radio Talking Book Service – $2,500
  • Springfield Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. – $11,749

In partnership with MCF, Facebook is generously matching MCF’s $12,500 grant to Food Bank for the Heartland for its BackPack program which will ensure children in Sarpy and Cass counties stay fed, healthy, and happy.

This is the first of two grant distributions for Midlands Community Foundation’s fiscal year. The next grant deadline will be February 1, 2021, with funds distributed in April. Through its grants program, MCF places an emphasis on prevention and education. The Foundation has a strong commitment toward programs benefiting health, art, culture, community, economic development, education, and human services. To learn more, visit www.midlandscommunity.org.

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