Vern A. and Esther M. Taylor Charitable Trust

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Mission

To promote the general betterment and collective improvement of the general citizenry of Grand Island, Nebraska.

Application deadlines

September 30

Program areas

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

States served

Nebraska

Geographic limitations

Grand Island, Nebraska

Trustees

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.

Limitations

The foundation does not award grants to charitable organizations with a liquor license to serve alcoholic beverages on its premises.

Average giving

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.

Communications

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.