Grant Programs

Programs & Services

Lexington Community Foundation (LCF) provides financial assistance for programs and/or projects which will enhance the quality of life for all residents of the community and the surrounding area.

The following grant guidelines and application form pertain to requests from the unrestricted assets of the LCF. Unrestricted assets are those assets that have not been designated for a specific purpose or beneficiary and over which the LCF Board of Directors has full discretion.


LCF Grant Funding at Work


LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION awarded a $5,000 grant to the Johnson Lake Playground Project. Expansion of the Playground included a public water-bottle filling station.



LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION provided a $1,500 challenge grant to Dawson County Family Partners to host a diaper drive helping families throughout Lexington with diapers and wipes. 

LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION provided a $2,056 program grant to the Merrymakers Association of Omaha to bring professional musicians to Ridgeway Senior Living. The events are free of cost and open to the public. 



LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION provided grant funding to bring interactive and professional storytellers to Morton Elementary School. 

LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION provides $20,000 to Lexington Public Schools for Destination Graduation. The initiative began in 2011 to encourage increased graduation rates and award students for their hard work and dedication to their education. Since it's inception, over $200,000 has been awarded in gift cards, laptops, and iPads. 

A $750 grant was awarded to the Lexington Post-Prom Committee. The committee ensures an enjoyable and safe time is to be had by all that attended Prom. 



LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION continues to provide a $3,000 match grant to the Lexington Public Library to encourage library programs. 

Special Thank You to this Year's Premier Event Sponsors