Grants Distributed

2019 GRANTS AWARDED

$15,000 to Loup City Fire Department to assist with construction of new fire hall

$2,000 to Loup City Schools for meat processing costs in the Local to Lunch program

$2,500 to Loup City Fire Department for new communications equipment

$2,577 to Village of Litchfield for an electronic message board

$1997 to Litchfield FBLA Chapter for its K-6 Financial Literacy project

$3,000 to Village of Rockville for resurfacing of its outdoor basketball court

$2,500 to Polish Heritage Center for new museum furnishings and equipment

$4,000 to Sherman County Historical Society for renovations to museum building/grounds

$1,500 to Sherman County Senior Center for new industrial refrigerator

$4,000 to Friends of Paplin for renovations to the Mount Carmel Church Hall

2018 GRANTS AWARDED
2017 GRANTS AWARDED

$400 to Sherman County 4-H Council for Welcome signs to Sherman County

$500 to Sherman County Arts Council for Missoula Children’s Theatre production

$5,000 to Sherman County Historical Society to restore Hanshew Barbershop/Research Center

$1,000 to Sherman County Prevention Coalition to assist with Kid’s Fair and Health Fair

2016 GRANTS AWARDED

$1,200 to Loup City American Legion Post #48 for Veterans’ Quilts project

$5,000 to Loup City Fire Department to assist with purchase of Jaws of Life

$3,000 to Loup City Schools to assist with greenhouse project

$3,200 to Sherman County Senior Center for assistance with kitchen equipment purchase

2015 GRANTS AWARDED

$2,500 to Loup City Schools for its Wild for Exercise project

$10,000 to Sherman County Economic Development for construction of Sunset Cottages

2014 GRANTS AWARDED

$10,000 to Loup City Schools/Alumni Association to digitalize senior photo composites

$5,000 to Ashton Community Club to remodel Legion building

$5,000 to Ashton Community Club to update playground equipment and play area

$10,000 to Sherman County Historical Society to renovate Elsner-Clark Exhibit Hall

2013 GRANTS AWARDED

$400 to Loup City Wellness Committee for Wellness Walk during Polish Days

$2,000 to Village of Rockville for playground equipment

$450 to Sherman County Chapter of American Red Cross for blood drive supplies

$5,000 to Sherman County Bowman Lake for playground equipment

2012 GRANTS AWARDED

$1,068 to Loup City Schools to purchase iPad for its Leap Into Learning program

$1,000 to Loup City Schools to purchase equipment for FFA Chapter metals class

$500 to Loup City Schools for FCCLA Chapter’s Walk a Mile presentation

$600 to Loup City Wellness Committee for a sign on walking/running/biking routes

$800 to Village of Rockville for playground equipment

$5,000 to Polish Heritage Center for its new building project

2011 GRANTS AWARDED
$200 to Central Nebraska Community Services to assist with Kid’s Fair
2010 GRANTS AWARDED

$1,000 to Litchfield Schools for scoreboards

$200 to Central Nebraska Community Services to assist with Kid’s Fair

$3,000 to Sherman County for electronic sign on courthouse square

2009 GRANTS AWARDED

$2,000 to Loup City Schools for Wind Energy Project

$200 to Central Nebraska Community Services to assist with Kid’s Fair

$350 to Village of Rockville for sprinkler system around Memorial

2008 GRANTS AWARDED

July 2008 Central Nebraska Community Services –$200 to assist with the Kid’s Fair
April 2008 Sherman County Library – $779.66 for assistance with 9-week Reading Program
April 2008 Sherman County Library– $1,497.11 for a Mobile Island Book Display
Jan 2008         City of Loup City – $1,500 to assist with purchase of Christmas Decorations

2007 GRANTS AWARDED

July 2007 Central Nebraska Community Services – $200 to assist with the Kid’s Fair
Sept 2007       City of Loup City – $38,927.44 to assist with the Peterson Park project

2006 GRANTS AWARDED

April 2006 Sherman County Historical Society – $500 for assistance with moving building
July 2006 Litchfield Public Schools – $1,000 for assistance with new speaker system   
Oct 2006         Central Nebraska Community Services – $200 for assistance with the Kid’s Fair 

2005 GRANTS AWARDED

April 2005 Ashton Community Club – $2,500 for assistance with message board
July 2005  Central Nebraska Community Services – $200 for assistance with the Kid’s Fair 
July 2005       American Legion Post 48 – $3,000 for assistance with Veteran’s Walk memorial

2004 GRANTS AWARDED

April 2004 Loup City Public Schools – $500 to assist with Accelerated Reading Program
July 2004 Central Nebraska Community Services – $200 for assistance with the Kid’s Fair
July 2004 Loup City Public Schools – $200 to Renaissance Committee for assistance with award project for honor roll students
Oct 2004        Village of Rockville – $500 for assistance with Veterans Memorial Board project

2003 GRANTS AWARDED

Jan 2003 City of Loup City – $10,000 for assistance with new Community Center project
July 2003 Central Nebraska Community Services – $175 to assist with the Kid’s Fair
July 2003 Loup City Senior Center – $175 for assistance with purchase of new refrigerator
Oct 2003        Litchfield Public Schools – $1,000 for assistance with the purchase of new ball field lights

2002 GRANTS AWARDED

Apr 2002 Litchfield Public Schools – $400 for assistance with renovation of basketball courts
Apr 2002 Loup City Public Schools – $150 for assistance with the Renaissance Program
Oct 2002 Loup City Public Schools – $6,085 for weight training equipment (joint fund raising project with Red Raider Boosters)
Oct 2002 Loup City Public Schools – $3,250 for stationary bike for new weight room
Oct 2002         Central Nebraska Community Services – $150 for assistance with the Kid’s Fair

2001 GRANTS AWARDED

Apr 2001  Ashton Community Club – $1,500 for assistance with the construction of concession stand at Ballpark
July 2001 Village of Rockville – $1,500 for assistance with construction of a concession stand at Roosevelt Ballpark
July 2001 Loup City Golf Course – $1,000 for assistance tree replacement project
July 2001       Central Nebraska Community Services – $150 for assistance with the Kid’s Fair

PREVIOUS GRANTS AWARDED

Apr 1991        Loup City Chamber of Commerce – $100 for cost of entrance signs
Dec 1991 City of Loup City – $2,500 to establish a rural health clinic
Oct 1992 Loup City Schools – $250 for assistance with Renaissance Program
Oct 1992 Litchfield Schools – $200 for ball field renovations
Oct 1992 City of Loup City – $400 for soft ball field renovations
Sept 1993 Rose Lane Nursing Home – $200 to assist with purchase of cellular phone
July 1994 Hazard Community Center – $137 for assistance with the renovation project
Jan 1995 Sherman County Historical Society – $300 for assistance with the moving Hawk School House
Apr 1996 Ashton Community Club – $1,000 for shelter in park area
July 1996 Loup City Library -$500 for facility renovation
July 1996 Sherman County Historical Society – $300 for historical marker on courthouse lawn
Nov 1996 Sherman County Youth Coordinator – $66 for assistance for bulletin boards
Nov 1996 Central Nebraska Community Services – assistance with costs of tests for “Mom and Me” project
Nov 1996 City of Loup City -$375 for fence project at cemetery
Apr 1997 Sherman County Historical Society -$100 in assistance in purchasing drapes
Apr 1997 City of Loup City – $2,000 for purchase of playground equipment at Jenner Park
Apr 1997 Loup City Chamber of Commerce – $150 for assistance with the “Welcome to Loup City” banner
July 1997 Litchfield Library – $500 toward library improvements (matching funds raised by community)
Oct 1997 County of Sherman – $200 for assistance with new rails for sign on courthouse lawn and new top on the sign
Oct 1997 Loup City Schools -$100 in matching funds for speakers for the drama department
Apr 1998 Village of Hazard -$1,125 in matching funds for ball field improvement
Apr 1998 Loup City Library – $1,000 for refinishing furniture to be used in new library
Oct 1998 Polish Heritage Center – $1,000 for renovation of building for museum
Jan 1999 Ashton Community Club – $1,500 in matching funds for renovation of American Legion Building in Ashton
Apr 1999 Sherman County Crime Stoppers – $1,000 for rewards and administrative costs
Jan 2000 Central Nebraska Community Services – $200 for assistance with the Kid’s Fair
Apr 2000 Loup City Public Schools – $1,250 for assistance with the Loup City Elementary School playground equipment
Apr 2000 Loup City Rural Fire Department – $1,143.50 for assistance with the radio equipment for the new Fire Truck
Apr 2000 Litchfield Volunteer Fire Department – $1,500 to purchase a portable concession stand for the new racing track
Oct 2000 Sherman County Senior Center -$2,200 towards the purchase of a new dishwasher for the Senior Center in Loup City