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Job Openings at GGICF

Join the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation, where we empower individuals to turn their passions into purpose, creating legacies that strengthen our community. Governed by a dedicated Board of Trustees, we are committed to enhancing Greater Grand Island's future through inclusive partnerships and strategic initiatives. GGICF is growing and seeking a Program…

Scholarship Applications Close February 9th

Greater Grand Island Community Foundation scholarship cycle is in full swing! All applications must be submitted, including reference letters and additional essays, on February 9th, 2024 by 11:59 pm. Scholarships are available for graduating seniors, current college students, and non-traditional college students. We also use a common application. As you fill in one application, it fits…

Our Grant Cycle is Changing!

In our ongoing efforts to enhance the efficiency, fairness, and impact of our grant process, we're making some positive changes. Starting January 1st, we're transitioning away from our bi-annual grant cycles to a more flexible and responsive system.

What's new:

  • Grant cycles will now operate on a rolling deadline, with reviews and funding decisions made quarterly.
  • The…

YPB Wins GGICF Endowment Prize During Go Big GIVE

For the last few years, Greater Grand Island Community Foundation has offered an endowment prize during the annual giving day, Go Big GIVE. The winner of this endowment is randomly chosen from all organizations that raised over $10,000 during Go Big Give. The winner receives a $10,000 endowment through the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation. This…

Administrative Assistant Position Open

We are hiring! We are looking for a qualified, reliable, and eager team member for our Administrative Assistant position! The ideal candidate will be professional and highly motivated with strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and computer proficiency. Experience with customer service, data entry, and office administration preferred. Knowledge of and experience…

Spring Nonprofit Education Session

Engaging and Energizing Boards

April 28, 2022

1-5 pm

Facilitated by Mission Matters


Read More | Feb 24, 2022

Leadership for the Long Game

Leadership for the Long Game

Presented by Mission Matters Greta Leach and Lynne Lange

November 2nd, 2021

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Riverside Golf Club 2820 Riverside Dr, Grand…

EIT nominations are open!

The time of year to nominate your favorite educator for the Kim West Dinsdale Excellence In Teaching Award is here. Nominations are open until September 22nd, 2021, and are open to anyone who wants to nominate an outstanding teacher. Hall County educators teaching grades Pre-K through 12th grade are eligible to be nominated for this award. Anyone can submit a nomination, including current and former…

GGICF Hires New Program Officer

Kendra Lutz is a Palmer, Nebraska native growing up on a farm outside of town. She graduated from Palmer Public Schools and attended Southeast Community College with a major in Human Services with an emphasis in Social Work. Kendra will be working with the scholarship and Excellence in Teaching programs.

Click here to see Kendra's bio.

8th Annual Go Big GIVE is here!

Go Big GIVE 2021 is underway with pre-give starting April 26th. Go Big GIVE brings Hall, Hamilton, Howard, and Merrick Counties together as one community, raising money and awareness for our local nonprofits during the 24-hour online giving day on May 6th. We inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making the heartland stronger, creating a thriving community for all.