J.C. and Jessie Seacrest Family Foundation

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Mission

To perpetuate J.C. and Jessie Seacrest’s value of philanthropy through cooperative family activities. The purpose of this Foundation is to provide service and support to charitable organizations within Nebraska. The Foundation will strive to promote excellence through charitable donations to several public charities as well as the establishment of other charitable projects by the Foundation to promote charitable purposes.

Application deadlines

October 15

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Education
Environment, animals
Health
Human services
Public/society benefit
Religion

States served

Nebraska

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The purpose of this Foundation is to provide service and support to charitable organizations throughout Nebraska. The Foundation will strive to promote excellence through charitable donations to several public charities as well as the establishment of other charitable projects by the Foundation to promote charitable purposes.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Average giving

Average grant size: $2,000 - $4,000
Average number of grants per year: 2
Average total giving per year: $6,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by October 15 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in November.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by December for applications received by the deadline.

Required agreements and reports

A progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The J.C. and Jessie Seacrest Family Foundation was established in 2005 by the family members of J.C. and Jessie Seacrest. This Family Foundation honors J.C. and Jessie Seacrest’s vision to promote family unity throughout the generations and to perpetuate a sense of obligation to the community and to others through charitable endeavors.