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  • Newsletter Photo Contest Rules

    Send your favorite Custer County photo to custerfoundation@msn.comPhoto should showcase Custer County scenery, both landscape and close up shots will be considered, photo must be horizontal. Photos with people will not be considered unless written consent from all parties appearing in the photo is included with submission. Include your name, email address & phone number. Put “Summer Newsletter Photo Contest” in the subject line. Winner will get their photo publishe...  Read More...

  • 2016 Scholarship Ceremony Photos

    Click the link below to view photos of the 2016 Scholarship Ceremony. Thanks to everyone for attending, and congratulations!custercounty.shutterfly.com   Read More...

  • Are You a Philanthropist?

    By Executive Director Lindsay DivanA few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a fundraising class, while at class the instructor asked, by a show of hands who considered themselves to be a philanthropist? No hands went up, a room full of nonprofit professionals and no philanthropists, what is wrong with this scenario? We all agreed that we volunteer our time and donate monetarily, then why didn’t we see ourselves as philanthropists?   Read More...

  • What Is the Custer County Foundation?

    By Executive Director Lindsay DivanI absolutely love it when people ask me what exactly is the Custer County Foundation.  I love this question for a couple reasons.  First of all, the Foundation is probably one of my favorite topics and any opportunity to talk about it is exciting--especially when someone else brings it up.   Read More...

  • Foundation Announces Spring Grant Awards

    The Custer County Foundation reviewed grant requests for the period ending April 30, 2016 and is awarding a total of $54,597 to 23 Custer County organizations.“It’s always an exciting time when we get to announce our grant recipients,” said Lindsay Divan, Executive Director of the Foundation. “The generous support we receive from our donors through our annual Gala & Auction in December enables the Foundation to continue to increase the amount of funds granted out each...  Read More...

  • Custer County Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship Ceremony

    The Custer County Foundation held their annual Scholarship Award Ceremony on Sunday, March 20th at the One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow.  Board member, Julianna Jenkins conducted the welcome to the estimated 200 people in attendance on a beautiful spring day.  Julianna introduced our guest speaker, Aaron Thompson, a former graduate of Broken Bow High School.   Read More...

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