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Accepting Grant Applications for Shelby County Nonprofit Organizations

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Accepting Grant Applications for Shelby County Nonprofit Organizations

The Shelby County Health Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the advancement of healthcare services throughout Shelby County. During its 30-year existence, the Shelby County Health Foundation has given over $3 million to aid and support healthcare services and programs. Most recently, the Health Foundation awarded $180,000 within the Shelby County community to organizations that funded the following community betterment projects: education scholarships, equipment for fire and rescue departments, innovated cardiac monitoring equipment and area transportation needs to Shelby County nursing homes.

Organizations providing health related services in Shelby County are eligible. They must be able to demonstrate broad community/county support; requests for general operational funds will not be considered. The Shelby County Health Foundation’s mission is to provide funds to those nonprofit and governmental agencies that are involved in community betterment through their organizations.

Nonprofit organizations can apply for the grant through Friday, May 14, 2021. Grant recipients will be announced on or around May 21,2021.

For more information on the Foundation and how to apply for a grant, please visit:

Organizations may complete the application form and send to:

Shelby County Health Foundation
Attn: Jani Sorfonden
1213 Garfield Ave
Harlan, IA 51537

These grant funds are made possible by the generosity of Shelby County Health Foundation donors. To inquire about donating or making an online donation to the Foundation, please visit the website page:

The Executive Board members of the Shelby County Community Foundation are: President, Lisa Riggs; Vice President, Jan Norgaard; Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Frederick. Other board members include: Jim Zimmerman, Marcus Gross, Ryan Brodersen, Dr. Roger Davidson, Molly Scheve, and Stefanie Kramer.