Custer County Foundation announces fall grant awards

Custer County Foundation announces fall grant awards
February 12th, 2024 | Courtesy/Custer County Foundation

BROKEN BOW – The Custer County Foundation has awarded a total of $42,450 to ten Custer County organizations from its fall grant applications.

“It’s always an exciting time when we get to announce our grant recipients,” Executive Director Lindsay Cook said in a release. “The generous support we receive from our donors through our annual Gala & Auction in December enables the Foundation to continue to have a county wide impact through the grants we are able to award.”

The Foundation Grants committee recommended, and the Board of Directors approved, the following awards:

Ansley Food Pantry – $4,200: To provide food for the backpack program and food pantry.
Arnold Little League – $5,000: To help purchase a batting cage and pitching machine.
Broken Bow Optimists – $750: To help purchase flags for youth football.
Broken Bow Wrestling Club – $3,000: To help with wrestling singlets.
Callaway Kite Flight – $2,500: To help replace the building for Kite Flight.
Custer County Grange #103 – $500: To help with the “Words For Thirds” third-grade dictionary project.
Merna Area Promoters – $5,000: To help with telescoping flagpoles for the Merna cemetery.
Sargent HS Leadership Class – $10,000: To help with new bleachers.
South Loup Football – $1,000: To help upgrade football equipment.
Village of Oconto – $10,500: To help resurface the flooring in the Community Hall.

The next grant application period ends April 30. Applications can be accessed online at Please reach out to the Custer County Foundation with any questions when filling out the grant application.


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