Aksarben Foundation awards grant to Literacy Council of Grand Island

The Literacy Council of Grand Island is one of 10 organizations from around the state that was recently awarded a grant from the Aksarben Foundation.

The Aksarben Community Grant Program has had a recurring impact on all 93 counties of Nebraska since it's inception. The matching-fund grants are funded by the Aksarben Foundation and targeted to community improvement projects and/or workforce development on a local level.

Applications were submitted from all corners of the state from organizations vying for one of the ten community grants being awarded in 2022. Other grant recipients include:

  • Brownville Historical Society, Nebraska Farmer Publication Library
    City of Cozad, Cozad Swimming Pool Restoration
    East Coast Long Term Recovery Group, DIY Emergency Go Bag
    Haigler Community Foundation, Haigler Welcome Center
    Heartland Hope Mission, Hunger and Homelessness Prevention
    Humanities Nebraska, Prime Time Family Reading in Hastings, Spring 2022
    Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Siouxland Freedom Park, Siouxland Freedom Park Interpretive Center Exhibits
    Volunteers of America, Lewellen, VOA Western Nebraska Food Pantry Development Project