Grants Funded

Grants Funded

Grant Application

Total Grants/Scholarships to date:

American Legion (8) 5870 School, Rural (18) 2,619
Celebrate Wood River (12) 77,867.04 Fitness Center 45,477.91
City of Wood River (2) 13,000.00 Scholarships (404) 179,190.00
Community Club (2) 3,000 WR Fire/Rescue (14) 33,835.00
Community Choir (7) 2,818 WR Cemetery (2) 6,000
Good Samaritan (11) 16,513.75 WR Ball Assoc. (4) 3,730
Library Park Project (94-96) 3,492.06 W.R.I.D.E. (15) 2,450
Neb. Groundwater Festival 3,000 WR Val Hist Soc (1) 500
Maltman Library (8) 5,038.78 WR Afford Housing 750
School District 8 (26) 21,681.14 Vision 20/20 10,410.48
School District 83 (69) 82,818.39 Other (29) 10,242.00
Total $530,303.55

Grants 2016 $29,921.13

In 2016 the Go Big Day funds were designated for the Wood River Fire and Rescue Ambulance Fund. On the day of the event $ 10,946.00 was raised. The Foundation qualified for part of the incentive prize resulting in a check received of $12,099.18 From Go Big Give 2016. The Foundation had pledged matching funds of up to $5,000.00 and with additional contributions received after that date and the William Wetterer named fund a check was presented to the Wood river Rescue Squad of $19,500.00 for the new ambulance.

Fitness Center $456.02
WR Elementary School (3 comp)           1,409.99
WR Elem 2nd Grade Fair Trip                    214.14
Vision 20/20 Park Christmas Lights     2,440.98
Close-up D.C. Trip (38 Students)           1,900.00
WR Ministerial (Comm Garden)            2,000.00
WR Volunteer Fire & Rescue
(Go Big Give)                                            13,908.18
WR Volunteer Fire & Rescue                 5,591.82
City of WR OOR Grant                           1,000.00
Celebrate Wood River                            1,000.00


Grants 2015, $8,996.23

Maltman Library                 $909.95
Wood River Elementary     1,800.00
Celebrate Wood river          5,903.74
Fitness Center                       382.54


Grants 2014 $31,267.17

Celebrate Wood River                            5,303.87
*W.R. Elementary Program                    1,000.00 (Julie Cook)
– Larry Niemack Named fund
WR Rural After School Program (2)    3,831.00
*WR Rural Close-Up                                 1,650.00
WR Rural Fitness Center                        1,252.30
WR Ball Association                                   630.00
WR Elementary Science Camp             1,000.00
W.R. Gear Tech                                           600.00
*WR Cemetery                                           1,000.00 (Cemetery Monument)
– General Funds
*Vision 20/20                                            3,000.00 (Welcome signs)
– General Funds
*City of Wood River                                12,000.00  (City Hall Furnishings)
– Bernadine MCumber Named Fund & Mildred McCumber Named fund

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 Grants 2013

WR Rural Sound System              10,000.00
WR Rural High 2 Defibrillators      2,978.00
*WRR High Podium                            650.00
– Mark Dibbern Named Fund (pictured with Verna & Jerry Dibbern)
Maltman Library 2 computers       3,000.00
*WR Gazebo Walkway lights & benches     4,969.50
– General Fund
Robotics Club                                          388.66
*WR Schools Outdoor signs           16,000.00
– James Allan Benefactor Fund
Fitness Center Maintenance                440.98
*Lighting and Benches for Gazebo
– General Fund

Total $38,427.14

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Grants to 11/01/2012

The WRCCF & The Rural Schools Booster Club giving a donation
to upgrade the sound system in the auditorium.

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Sonya Schultz & Judy Waganor

American Legion (8)                        3,625.00
Celebrate Wood River (8)              58,716.02
Good Samaritan (8)                       16,594.48
Maltman Library (4)                        1,128.83
School District 8 (22)                      19,357.00
School District 83 (58)                    55,724.37
Fitness Center                                     44,321.91
Scholarships (350)                         115,690.00
WR Fire/Rescue (12)                        13,585.00
WR Cemetery (1)                                 5,000.00
– Jeanetta Boeka Named Fund & Benefactors Fund
WR Baseball (3)                                    3,100.00
Park (2)                                                  4,747.00
Other (28) 26,235.00     TOTAL $373,148.16


The following requests for grants were funded in 2011 $22,555.22

Wood River Rural Fire Dept
Training Material 200.00
*Flag Poles 4,000.00
– Hugo & Jennelea Carter Named Fund, Roger Derr Named Fund, Richard DeVore Named Fund
Wood River Elementary
*Library Furnishings 1,600.00
– Alice Smith Named Fund
Future Business Leaders Nat Convention 350.00
*WR Robotics Club 1,351.58
Am Legion Post 34 300.00
WR Rural High Art 1,000.00
Celebrate WR 9,808.64
WWII Hero Flight 2,345.00
St Mary’s Catholic Ch 100.00
Chi Tai Class 200.00
W R Comm Choir 400.00

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The following requests for grants were funded in 2010:

WR Elementary Science Fair
ASKUS (Middle School)
FBLA
WR Fire Dept. Ed. Tapes
Moyer Fine Arts


The following requests for grants were funded in 2009:

WR Rural Portable Microphone
Fitness Center – Walking Trail
ASKUA Program (Middle School)
FBLA (High School)
Fine Arts Program


The following requests for grants were funded in 2006-2007:

School District 83 – Close-Up, FBLA, A.S.K US Outdoors, Theatre Sculpture
Celebrate W.R.
Fitness Center
Good Samaritan, Rose Garden


The following requests for grants were funded in 2005-2006:

Wood River Elementary – Writers Workshop
School District 83 – Close-Up, FBLA, A.S.K US Outdoors
Fine Arts Series


The following requests for grants were funded in 2004-2005:

CLOSE-UP Group to fund trip to Washington, D.C.


The following requests for grants were funded in 2003-2004:

CLOSE-UP Group to fund trip to Washington, D.C.
Funding was granted for $100.00 per student participating from General Fund.

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Wood River Elementary Grant – Wood River History

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The following requests for grants were funded in 1999-2000:

GOOD SAMS:

WOOD RIVER RURAL HIGH:

FBLA to help fund 5 students to go to convention.
Funding was granted for $100 per student from General Fund

Leadership Tomorrow to help fund 2 students in program.
Funding was granted for $100 per student from General Fund

WOOD RIVER RESCUE:

Funding for automated defibrillator.
Funding for $3,850 from Bank Employees Named Fund

 


The following requests for grants were funded in 1998-1999:

CLOSE-UP Group to fund trip to Washington, D.C.
Funding was granted for $100.00 per student participating from General Fund.

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 The following requests for grants were funded in 1997-1998:

WOOD RIVER RURAL HIGH SCHOOL:

CLOSE-UP Group to fund trip to Washington, D.C.
Funding was granted for $100.00 per student participating from General Fund.

Trip to Mexico
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WRIDE Organization for expenses for Post-Prom Party.
Funding was granted for $250.00 from General Fund.

Drug Awareness with Russell J. Simon Jr. as the speaker.
Funding was granted for $200.00 from the General Fund.

Seven scholarships granted to Wood River Rural High Seniors.
Funding from various established scholarship funds for $1,550.00.

WOOD RIVER RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT #16:
Funding for ASK US; an outdoor education experience.
Funding of $200.00 to come from General Fund.

WOOD RIVER COMMUNITY CLUB:
The Wood River Highway Beautification Project.
Funding of $2,000.00 from General Fund.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH:
Dayton Edmonds a Native American Storyteller presented programs at the High School and Elementary School.
Funding of $500.00 from the General Fund.

WOOD RIVER BALL ASSOCIATION:
Improvements at the ball fields.
Funding of $500.00 from General Fund.

GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER:
For their employee scholarship fund.
Funding of $350.00 from the Maurice and Helen DeVore Fund.

 


The following requests for grants were funded in 1995-1996:

WOOD RIVER RURAL HIGH SCHOOL:
CLOSE-UP Group to fund trip to Washington, D.C.
Funding was granted for $100.00 per student participating from the Education Fund.

WOOD RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
PTO to help fund new playground equipment.
Funding of $500.00 from General Fund.

RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS #5, #16 AND #24:
Rural Schools Enrichment Day.
Funding was granted for $50.00 from Education Fund.

WOOD RIVER RURAL HIGH SCHOOL:
WRIDE Organization for expenses for Post-Prom Party.
Funding was granted for $250.00 from General Fund.

CITY OF WOOD RIVER:
Parks Committee for a Spring “96” Park Clean Up.
Funding was granted for $50.00 from General Fund.

MALTMAN LIBRARY:
Funding to update juvenile collection of books on states.
Funding of $100.00 from the Abbott Fund was granted.

WOOD RIVER RURAL HIGH SCHOOL:
Science Department for Physics laser discs.
Funding of $999.00 from the Francis Knight Fund.

WOOD RIVER RURAL HIGH SCHOOL:
Future Business Leaders of America for National FBLA Conference in Washington, D.C.
Funding of $100.00 per student participating was granted from the Education Fund.

RURAL SCHOOL #16 AND #24:
Partial Funding for ASK U’s an outdoor education experience at Camp Augustine and Crane Meadows.
The grant was approved for $150.00 with disbursement of funds from the General Fund.

WOOD RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
Help fund an Attention Deficit Disorder Workshop.
Funding of $1,500.00 was approved from the Lowell-Keezer Fund.