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Grants Awarded

Community Grants for 2016 and 2017

ARTS & CULTURE 22% $27,500
CHILDREN & YOUTH 12% $14,550
SOCIAL SERVICES 52% $64,901
RECREATION 14% $17,140
TOTAL $124,091.00
 2017  UNRESTRICTED GRANTS BY THE HASTINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.

Maryland Living Center – to provide additional security at MLC by adding an additional security camera and alarm system  $3,000

Nebraska Mission of Mercy – support of a free two day dental clinic  $3,000

Hastings Literacy Program – computer based GED testing   $1,500

YWCA of Adams County – to purchase banquet chairs and tables for the new Great Room   $6,000

CASA of South Central NE – development of a website for the STARS program   $500

South Central Behavioral Services – to assist with the costs of a catered meal for the May is Mental Health dinner   $500

Revive, Inc. – for the new Flip the Switch to Addiction Recovery Program   $2,000

Hastings Fire Department – purchase DVD’s for their multi-media project   $1,200

Good Samaritan Village – Hastings – funding to build a gazebo in a new Village park   $1,500

CASA of South Central NE for the Disability Fall Fest – purchase sensory/gross motor/fine motor equipment that will be used for the Disability Fall Fest in October   $500

TeamMates Mentoring Program – to highlight and publicly acknowledge their mentors in Hastings, recruit new mentors and create community support of the program   $2,000

Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Hastings – purchase new laptops and a projector   $1,200

Prairie Loft – funding for the capital campaign in 2017 to finish the Workshop Renovation Project   $8,000

Wellspring Pregnancy Center – for STD and High School Outreach   $3,000

Hastings Family YMCA – funding for the new Healthy Family Home Program   $500

Prairie Loft – funding for the Experiential Education Program   $2,000

CCC – Culinary Department – to promote and support the key note speaker for the Green Fling event for the Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts Department   $1,000

CASA of South Central NE – to sponsor National Adoption Day in Hastings  $685

Hastings Museum – funding to the “Brainy Bunch” program to provide kids in all Adams County school districts with a summer field trip to the museum   $1,500

Hastings Symphony Orchestra –in support of their 2017-18 season to provide free student tickets and assistance with other expenses   $1,000

United Way of South Central NE – for a community well-being data report to be prepared by Schmeeckle Research   $2,500

Hastings Respite Care – to purchase Caregiver Organizer Books to give to the family caregivers who attend the Day of Caring Event   $500

Teen Reach Adventure Camp – Funding to provide $50 scholarships to boys and girls to attend a camp for teens residing in foster care   $2,400

Hastings Family YMCA – in support of their Annual Community Campaign to provide scholarship assistance to low-income individuals and families   $1,000

Hastings Community Foundation – Funding to cover the contract for Give Hastings Day! and to provide additional marketing assistance  $10,000

$56,985 TOTAL UNRESTRICTED GRANTS FOR 2017

 

 2016  UNRESTRICTED GRANTS BY THE HASTINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.

Humanities Nebraska Chautauqua 2016 – Hastings – in support of the Humanities Nebraska Chautauqua event to be held in Hastings, June 1-5, 2016   $5,000

Family Advocacy Network – purchase equipment to conduct forensic interviews of child victims for their new Hastings location  $10,000

Hastings Literacy Program – computer based GED testing   $1,500

Hastings College Foundation – to purchase a hot/cold laminator and stack paper cutter for the Hastings College Press   $1,000

CASA of South Central NE – purchase a computer server   $2,100

South Central Behavioral Services – to assist with the costs of a catered meal for the May is Mental Health dinner   $500

Revive, Inc. – funding to replace the heating and air-conditioning systems for the Warmth for Recovery Hearts location   $2,500

Salvation Army – assistance to help replace the deck, wheel chair ramp and steps on the west side of the building   $2,000

Hear Nebraska – funding assistance for a July 28th concert in downtown Hastings   $1,500

Hastings Community Foundation – to sponsor and host a Nonprofit Leadership Conference at CCC in January 2017   $3,000

South Central Partnership/ Project Homeless Connect – assistance with marketing expenses to promote the July 21, 2016 event   $2,000

SASA Crisis Center – purchase curriculum and software to support their “We Can End Violence” campaign   $555

CASA of South Central NE for the Disability Fall Fest – purchase sensory/gross motor/fine motor equipment that will be used for the Disability Fall Fest in October   $700

TeamMates Mentoring Program – to increase awareness, positive understanding and support of the program and to recruit new mentors   $2,200

Maryland Living Center – remove and replace concrete in the entire rear and portions of the front of the MLC facility   $10,000

Kids Against Hunger – purchase a stainless steel drying rack and 4 commercial grade tables to facilitate additional packing lines   $1,780

South Central NE Children’s Chorale – funding to purchase music   $500

Prairie Loft – funding for the Experiential Education Program   $2,500

Boxcar Youth Theatre Company – purchase wireless microphones and a sound board for their upcoming summer season   $1,750

CASA of South Central NE – purchase therapeutic toys for the Hastings Center for Infants and Toddlers   $1,721

Hastings Museum – funding to the “Brainy Bunch” program to provide kids in all Adams County school districts with a summer field trip to the museum   $1,500

Hastings Symphony Orchestra –to assist with the costs of their multi-media commissioned work to be performed in April 2016 to celebrate their 90th season   $2,500

City of Hastings Parks & Recreation Dept. – funding for Aquacourt Waterpark scholarships   $1,440

The Listening Room/ The Lark – funding to assist with the completion of the mezzanine at the Lark   $5,000

CASA of South Central NE for the Adams County Teen Court – development and hosting of a website for the Adams County Teen Court   $2,000

Salvation Army – for the new program “Supper in a Sack” to learn how to make a nutritious meal on a budget and then take groceries to make the meal   $3,000

Teen Reach Adventure Camp – Funding to provide $50 scholarships to boys and girls to attend a camp for teens residing in foster care   $1,500

Good Samaritan Village – assistance to replace the artificial turf on the Village’s golf course greens   $5,500

Hastings Family YMCA – in support of their Annual Community Campaign to provide scholarship assistance to low-income individuals and families   $1,000

CASA of South Central NE for National Adoption Day – to assist with the costs of National Adoption Day for Adams County in November 2016   $860

Hastings Community Foundation – Funding to cover the contract for Give Hastings Day! and to provide additional marketing assistance  $13,000

$90,106 TOTAL UNRESTRICTED GRANTS FOR 2016

2015  UNRESTRICTED GRANTS BY THE HASTINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.

 

Hastings College – funding for construction costs for the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center   $5,000

Revive, Inc. – in support of the project   $500

Hastings International Exchange Organization – to assist with the costs associated with the 20th Anniversary Celebration between Hastings & Ozu, Japan.  $2,500

Hastings Family YMCA – Funding assistance for the renovation of the 16th Street pool   $10,000

South Central Partnership/ Project Homeless Connect – Assistance with marketing expenses to promote the July 23, 2015 event   $2,000

Hastings Community Theatre – to assist in the completion of the restroom project at the theatre   $3,500

Crossroads Center – to replace a heating and air conditioning unit  $5,000

Maryland Living Center – to transform the basement of the MLC facility into a storage area to secure the youth’s belongings   $3,000

YWCA of Adams County/ The Zone – to provide “Bonus Bucks” as incentives for students at the Zone   $400

South Central NE Children’s Chorale – Funding to purchase music   $400

Prairie Loft – funding for renovations to the Workshop   $10,000

Boxcar Youth Theatre Company – Funding to cover the cost of scripts, music/choreography, CD’s and royalties for their upcoming 2015 Education Express summer shows   $500

Hastings Museum – Funding to the “Brainy Bunch” program for migrant workers, all summer school children and those living at the Regional Center $1,500

Hastings Symphony Orchestra – Assistance to cover the cost of the Young Artist competition, music, special program insert and moving/tuning of the grand piano   $500

Hastings Respite Care, Inc – Funding for the 2015 “Day of Caring for Those Who Care” event scheduled for April 23, 2015   $1,500

Hastings Teen MOPS – to provide scholarships for memberships and to purchase books and study materials   $1,000

The Listening Room/ The Lark – funding for equipment to enhance their technical & visual offerings    $1,160

CASA of South Central NE – to purchase 2 computers   $1,635

Teen Reach Adventure Camp – Funding to provide $50 scholarships to boys and girls to attend a camp for teens residing in foster care   $1,500

Good Samaritan Village – to purchase a Nu-Step recumbent cross trainer for the Village Terrace   $1,044

Hastings Community Foundation – Funding to cover the contract for Give Hastings Day!    $12,000

$66,139 TOTAL UNRESTRICTED GRANTS FOR 2015

 

 

THE HASTINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.

2014 GRANTS AWARDED

SASA Crisis Center – provide family-centered activities for women and children in their shelter, funds will be used to purchase a swing set and cookware   $475

Hastings Literacy Program – computer based GED testing   $1,500

Disabled American Veterans –purchase a car port for their new transportation van   $700

Revive, Inc. – Funding for their Sponsorship Program to purchase educational materials to be used by adults and juveniles   $500

Hastings College – Funding to purchase equipment supplies and ipads for Science Club, an after school program that brings education majors and local elementary students together to explore the world of science   $500

City of Hastings – Funding to purchase equipment for the new concession stands at Duncan Field   $25,000

South Central Partnership/ Project Homeless Connect – Assistance with marketing expenses to promote the July 24, 2014 event   $2,000

The Salvation Army – Purchase and installation of a security –surveillance system   $2,000

CASA of South Central NE – Sponsorship of National Adoption Day   $620

Area Substance & Alcohol Abuse Prevention (ASAAP) – Funding to purchase 2 computers to provide educational classes in area schools and community presentations   $1,854

YWCA of Adams County/ The Zone – “Kids in the Kitchen” program that will provide educational & life skills in a fun, hands on environment. Funding will go towards the groceries for the project    $1,000

South Central NE Children’s Chorale – Funding to purchase music   $500

Prairie Loft – Assistance with the Education Center renovation project, this facility will provide 5,000 sq /ft of multipurpose, fully functioning space with modern amenities   $5,000

Boxcar Youth Theatre Company – Funding to cover the cost of scripts, music/choreography, CD’s and royalties for their upcoming 2014 Education Express summer shows   $500

Hastings Museum – Funding to the “Brainy Bunch” program for migrant workers, all summer school children and those living at the Regional Center

$1,500

Hastings Symphony Orchestra – Assistance to cover the cost of the Young Artist competition, music, special program insert and moving/tuning of the grand piano   $500

Hastings Respite Care, Inc – Funding for the 2014 “Day of Caring for Those Who Care” event scheduled for April 24, 2014   $2,000

Hastings Family YMCA – For their annual support campaign to provide full and partial scholarships for low-income individuals and families   $1,000

The Listening Room/ The Lark – Funding to purchase a projector cart, easel, dry erase board and other misc. supplies   $1,000

The Highland Park Arboretum Pavilion – Funding to assist with the construction of the pavilion.  Funds will be used to help finance installation of interior benches, landscape lighting, an entrance patio and refurbishment of metal panels   $8,000

Hastings Community Theatre & Children’s Theatre – Funding assistance for the production of the summer community musical “Shrek – the musical”   $1,000

Teen Reach Adventure Camp – Funding to provide $50 scholarships to boys and girls to attend a camp for teens residing in foster care   $1,000

Hastings Community Foundation – Funding to cover the contract with Razoo for Give Hastings Day!    $8,000

$66,149 TOTAL UNRESTRICTED GRANTS FOR 2014