Listed below are the Affiliate Funds who have partnered with the LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. 

Alumni Association Fund - This fund exists to assist Lexington High School seniors with an annual scholarship to further their educational goals. 

Backpacks for Kids - The Backpacks for Kids program provides nutritious, child-friendly food options to chronically hungry students. 

Baseball Association - Lexington Baseball Association is part of the American Legion Baseball organization, which impacts the lives of many young people every year. The fund helps encourage young players to grow through their baseball experiences. 

Basketball Association - The Lexington Basketball Association was created to ensure the longevity of youth Basketball programs.

Booster Club Fund - The Lexington Athletic Booster Club Fund helps to provide LHS athletes with the best possible environment for success. 

CFI Lexington is a community-based program dedicated to providing children with free activities to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. 

Children's Museum - The Dawson County Children's Museum offers children and adults the opportunity to explore areas of science, math, social studies, and fine arts through free play, exploration, and demonstration. 

Class of '60 Memorial Trust

Dawson County Arena - The Dawson County Rodeo Arena Project worked to construct a permanently sanctioned rodeo area located at the Dawson County Fairgrounds. 

Dawson County Cancer Care Fund - The Dawson County Cancer Care Fund has a mission to improve the quality of life and relieve physical and emotional burdens during treatment for local cancer patients and their families. 

Dawson County Museum Fund - The Dawson County Historical Society and Museum is a nonprofit cultural heritage learning center with a solid mission to preserve and protect Dawson County. 

Dawson County 4-H Livestock Premium Fund - This fund encourages projects from youth participating in Dawson County 4-H related to large animal agriculture and rewards participants for their time and expenses dedicated to their livestock.

Dawson County Hero Flight - The Dawson County Hero Flight was organized to honor American Veterans for their sacrifices and service above themselves by taking them to Washington, DC, to see their memorials, meet with government representatives, and be honored for their service. 

Doyle Ethics Seminar

El Camino - The El Camino: Pathway to Develop Leaders is a group of young leaders within Lexington that are making a difference in our everyday lives. They strive to create a community where all people feel included. 

Heartland Museum Fund - The Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles displays over 100 fully restored vehicles, including helicopters, tanks, half-tracks, ambulances, and a jeep from every branch of the service, plus displays of weapons, uniforms, engines, equipment, and more are dedicated in honor and memory of those who served.  

Jeffrey Charitable Fund

Johnson Lake Carp Removal Fund - This fund was formed by several residents with the desire to keep up with the carp population at Johnson Lake and restore a desirable fish community.

Johnson Lake EMS Fund - Johnson Lake EMS began in 1980 and still services Johnson Lake and the surrounding area today by responding to calls around the lake and caring for patients until the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department or the Elwood Volunteer Fire Department arrives. 

Johnson Lake Fireworks Fund - Johnson Lake hosts one of the most spectacular Fourth of July fireworks shows in the state. Contributions to this fund ensure this event will continue to be a major summer attraction for our area. 

Johnson Lake Playground Fund - The new playground is located near the outlet canal at East Shore Drive 1A at Johnson Lake. The playground will increase choices of outdoor physical activity in the area for children and families. 

Johnson Lake State Park Fund - This fund was established to host more family activities and add drive-through campsites, water hookups, and sewage dumping at the Johnson Lake State Recreation Area. 

Johnson Lake Trails Fund - The Johnson Lake Hike and Bike Trail will one day be a 10-mile loop around the popular Johnson Lake recreational lake. 

Phil Kopf Memorial Fund - Fund created to support Dawson County 4-H Livestock Fund in memory of Phil Kopf.

Lexington Family Aquatic Center - Built in 1997, the Lexington Family Aquatic Center provides a safe and fun swimming environment for the community. 

Lexington Area Community Choir - The Lexington Area Community Choir presents two Christmas concerts annually in Lexington. 

Lexington Fieldhouse / Soccer - The Fieldhouse is a 27,000-square-foot multi-purpose, turf-surfaced recreational facility located at the Lexington Optimist Recreation Complex. 

Lexington Red Cross - The Lexington blood drive is a life-saving mission of the American Red Cross that serves our local and other Midwest hospitals. 

Lexington Public Library - 

     Friends of the Library

     Library Memorial Fund

     Library Program Initiative

Lexington Regional Health Center Charitable Fund - With a goal to keep your medical care close to home, the Lexington Regional Health Care Charitable Fund raises funds to upgrade equipment at the hospital. 

Lexington Optimist Fund - The Lexington Optimist Club conducts positive service projects to provide a helping hand to youth. 

Owens Charitable Fund

Lexington Parks & Trails Fund - This fund supports the improvement of Lexington's parks and trails and will enhance recreational opportunities for families and residents of all ages. 

Lexington Racquet Center - Lexington Community Foundation serves as the fiscal agent for the Lexington Racquet Center. The center will be built for indoor racquet sports to be enjoyed year-round at Plum Creek Park.

Plum Creek Memorial Fund

Rickertsen Grant Fund - The family of Sara Rickertsen established a grant fund to enable others to continue helping those with disabilities. 

Robb Cemetery Restoration - The Robb Cemetery Association and LCF have partnered together to make it easy to show support for the upkeep and preservation of the Robb cemetery, the Wilmina Rob Memorial Chapel, and the grounds. 

Splash Pad Project - The Splash Pad Project provides a safe, fun environment for children of all ages in Lexington at Oak Park.

TeamMates General Fund - TeamMates is a school-based, one-to-one mentoring program co-founded by Dr. Tom and Nancy Osborne in 1991 to provide youth with friends and positive examples. 

Tennis Association

Theatre Project - The Lexington Middle School students chose to restore the Majestic Theatre and remodel the space. The renovated Theatre opened in 2015 and has been run by volunteers since.

Veteran's Pavilion - The Lexington Veteran Pavilion is located at Kirkpatrick Memorial Park. The Pavilion gives back to the community while recognizing those who served and sacrificed for our country.

Wounded Veterans Project

YMCA Permanent Funds - A building capital campaign kicked off in the spring of 2012, and within one year, more than $5.5M had been committed to a shared facility project with the Lexington Middle School. The naming rights were granted with a pledge from Orthman Manufacturing, and on October 9, 2012, a groundbreaking was held for the Orthman Community YMCA. The YMCA opened on October 20, 2014, and features a large gymnasium, indoor walking track, a wellness center with cardio equipment and weights, a game room, a child watch area, locker rooms, and fitness activity rooms for classes. 

Special Thank You to this Year's Premier Event Sponsors