Ethel Maree Shaneyfelt had a vision for the Aurora Cemetery. Her charitable gift provided funds for improvements to the entrance to the cemetery and towards the purchase of the new kiosk cemetery directory.
When filling out the grant application, do not put proposals in binders, notebooks or other presentation packets. Please do not send additional materials (articles, brochures letters etc.) unless they contribute to our understanding in an important way.
Contact Information (if you have any questions):
Address: 1108 L Street, P.O. Box 283, Aurora, NE 68818
Grant applications are considered quarterly by the Foundation Grant Committee whose recommendations are then presented to the Board of Directors for final decision. The grant calendar is as follows:
Grant Proposal Deadline Grants Committee Meeting Board Meeting & Final Decision
Round 1 January 15 4th week of January 1st Monday in February
Round 2 April 15 4th week of April 1st Monday in May
Round 3 July 15 4th week of July 1st Monday in August
Round 4 October 15 4th week of October 1st Monday in November
Additional contact and correspondence with Foundation and committee members, when necessary will be conducted following a preliminary review of proposals.
NOTE: Open up the grant application and fill out with your computer. No handwritten grants will be accepted. Please provide one original and 20 copies of the application.
A high priority of the Foundation is support of many community projects in surrounding communities. A grant was provided for improvements to the Hordville Community Center.