Balloon Fest.jpg

Grants

OTCF has awarded nearly 7 million dollars in grants to projects in our Valley from various funds, donations and memberships. As a community foundation, we hold multiple funds with specified purposes. Some of those funds are focused on a priority area as defined by a donor,

other are in response to community needs, and others are for individual scholarships.

Apply for a Grant Here!

BASIC ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR GRANT REQUESTS 

Applicants must be a public, tax-exempt organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, OR working with a 501(c)(3) fiscal agent who can receive funds on your behalf.

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation does not make grants in support of individuals, for political campaigns or lobbying efforts, for new small businesses established for personal gain or profit, to support annual fund drives, capital campaigns, to fund an agency’s deficit or endowment, or for the direct support of religious activities. Secular activities provided by religious organizations may be eligible for grant funds.

PLEASE NOTE: 8 copies of the Grant Application (one of which is the master copy, including required documents -see grant information for more detail) and 1 DIGITAL COPY email to us at info@otcf.org are required for each grant submitted. Please see additional instructions on the Grant Cover Sheet.

Grant Deadlines:     February 1         June 1        October 1

WNCC Foundation

WNCC Foundation

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy

Downtown Scottsbluff

Downtown Scottsbluff

Violin Sprouts

Violin Sprouts

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock

Old West Balloon Fest

Old West Balloon Fest

Geil Playground

Geil Playground

Morrill Playground

Morrill Playground

Bluffs Middle School Chromebooks

Bluffs Middle School Chromebooks

Common Grounds Dog Park

Common Grounds Dog Park

Fortis Boy Choir

Fortis Boy Choir

Violin Sprouts

Violin Sprouts

Camp Scott

Camp Scott

Camp Clark

Camp Clark

CLP Wells Completion 2017(1)

CLP Wells Completion 2017(1)

Midwest Theater

Midwest Theater

Theatre West

Theatre West

Morrill Playground

Morrill Playground

Geil Playground

Geil Playground

Riverside Discovery Center

Riverside Discovery Center

Guadalupe Center

Guadalupe Center

Wildcat Hills Nature Center

Wildcat Hills Nature Center

Western Nebraska Arts Center

Western Nebraska Arts Center

The Splash

The Splash

Old West Balloon Fest

Old West Balloon Fest

Midwest Theater

Midwest Theater