Mills County Community Foundation Spring Grant Program Now Open

The Mills County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being
accepted from organizations providing charitable services in Mills County. As part of this spring grant
cycle, approximately $130,000 is available to support Mills County nonprofit organizations and
community projects. The deadline to apply for funds through the online application process is February
1, 2023.
Beginning December 15, application details, a fact sheet, and a link to the application form can be
found online by selecting Mills County under County Listing at
Applications will only be accepted through the online system.
Made possible through the State of Iowa County Endowment Fund Program, this cycle of grants is
funded by a percentage of the state’s commercial gaming tax revenue, which is distributed annually to
participating community foundations associated with counties without a state-issued gaming license.
Only organizations providing services in Mills County are eligible to apply. They must be able to
demonstrate broad community/county support and be an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) public charity, a local
municipality, or a fiscally sponsored project.
The Mills County Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life in Mills County by
supporting community needs in the areas of civic engagement, culture, health, education, and social
services. The objective of the grant program is to fund projects that will have a lasting impact in Mills
County. The Mills County Community Foundation will entertain requests for capital and program
support. Requests for general operating support will not be considered.
Please contact Sunni Kamp ( or Sydney Calcagno
( at 800-794-3458 with application-related questions. All completed
grant applications will be considered at the March board meeting, with applicants being notified of
funding decisions by the end of March.
Advisory board members of the Mills County Community Foundation are Chair, Chad McCollester of
Silver City; Vice Chair, Liz Baldwin of Hastings; Secretary/Treasurer, Kathy Reisner of Glenwood;
Jennifer Gee of Imogene; Keith Johnson of Mineola; and Kate McGann of Malvern.

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