The Sandhills Area Foundation welcomes applications for projects that enhance the long-term success and quality of life in Cherry County.



1.  Only organizations in Cherry County, NE are eligible.

2.  Grants will not be made to individuals, for religious or political purposes or to organizations that operate for profit.

3.  Nonprofit organizations that are staffed by volunteers and demonstrate broad community support will be given priority consideration.


4.  Applicants may be asked to present their grant request at a regularly scheduled board meeting.

5.  All grant applications are subject to a SAF grant committee review and will be awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis.

6.  Grant recipients are asked to purchase goods and services in Cherry County, if practical.

7.  Grant recipients may be asked to provide a final report or copies of bids and/or receipts relevant to the project before monies are disbursed.

8.  Grant recipients are required to display signage, at the site of the project, showing SAF support.


9.  Grant recipients are required to be available for media coverage and check presentation.

10.  Inquiries about the grant application process and completed grant applications must be emailed to

Applications may be submitted at any time during the year. 

Grant Application

To apply for a grant, click on the link and download the application to your computer. Complete the application, print, sign and return the form to the foundation.

E-Mail Completed Forms to

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