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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 nonprofit 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 granted $180,000 to organizations in Shelby County to help fund the following community betterment projects: education scholarships, equipment for fire and rescue departments, cardiac monitoring equipment and area nursing home transportation.

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.

Organizations can apply for the grant through Friday, May 6, 2022. Grant recipients will be announced on or around May 23, 2022.

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

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges.

In addition to opportunities presented through targeted grant programs and funding partnerships, we continually accept brief proposals for funding of new and creative approaches to building a Culture of Health.

Our current funding opportunities are listed below. If you have questions, view our Grant FAQs, or contact our Office of Proposal Management via email or at (877) 843-RWJF (7953), (International: +1 (609) 627 6000), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

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, Jan Norgaard; Vice President, Mike Frederick; Secretary/Treasurer, Stef Kramer. Other board members include: Jim Zimmerman, Marcus Gross, Ryan Brodersen, Dr. Roger Davidson, Lisa Riggs and Molly Scheve.