To promote the general betterment and collective improvement of the general citizenry of Grand Island, Nebraska.
Arts, culture, and humanities
Grand Island, Nebraska
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
The Vern A. and Esther M. Taylor Charitable Trust awards grants to promote the general betterment and collective improvement of the general citizenry of Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska.
Grants may also be awarded for the acquisition of lands in the City of Grand Island and/or for the erection thereon of improvements such as hospitals, recreational facilities, libraries, and other additional projects which shall be thought to be beneficial to the people of Grand Island, Nebraska.
Scholarships may be awarded for the educational needs of the youth of Grand Island, Nebraska, especially for those individuals interested in pursuing a course of medical training.
The foundation does not award grants to charitable organizations with a liquor license to serve alcoholic beverages on its premises.
Average grant size: $2,500
Average number of grants per year: 13
Average total giving per year: $37,000
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by September 30 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in October.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by November for applications received by the deadline.
Required agreements and reports
Periodic progress reports and final reports are required for funded projects 6 months after receiving funds.
About the Foundation
The Vern A. and Esther M. Taylor Charitable Trust was created by Esther Minnie Taylor in 1993. Esther passed away in 1993, and her husband, Vern, passed away in 1996. The Taylors were residents of Grand Island, Nebraska.