Board of Directors

Our operations are fully transparent. The Foundation is overseen by a distinguished board of community leaders from the Cloud County area. Their dedication, knowledge, and passion for the Cloud County area are what drive the Community Foundation.

Bob Steimel, Volunteer Executive Director (former board member)
Lorene Steimel, Secretary (non-voting)
Margo Hosie, Chairperson
Denise de Rochefort-Reynolds, Vice-Chairperson
Harley Adams
Sr. Mary Therese Blecha (Trace)
Mari Detrixhe
Robert Frasier
Ashley Hutchinson
Tammy Marrs
Mark Paul
Jesse Pounds
Mary Beth Smith
Monte Wentz
Kim Wiesner
Jeremy Will
Brenda Wisbey

Recent News

Community foundation announces Q4 grant awards

The Community Foundation for Cloud County recently awarded grants to 12 area projects and organizations. In October, November and December 2018, grants were funded through the community foundation’s Cloud County Public Health Fund, Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, Impact Fund for Cloud County, Seize the Moment Fund and Youth Activity Fund. The following organizations received funding for charitable projects to benefit Cloud County: Concordia Lutheran Church Bright Beginnings, $11,000 to help children at risk for dyslexia learn to read.MECF, $10,000 to establish the Miltonvale Community Gym.National Orphan Train Complex, Inc., $7,823 to complete payment for the custom statue of Agent Anna Laura Hill.         City of Concordia, $7,000 to help[...]

Community foundation accepting scholarship applications

The Community Foundation for Cloud County is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, over $15,000 is available to area students through the foundation’s seven scholarship funds: C. Carl Cunningham Rotary Scholarship, for graduating Concordia High School seniors. Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship, for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing a major in education. CF Sunshine Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates from Cloud County or Washington County who are pursuing the medical or education field, or plan to attend a recognized trade school. Cloud Ceramics Masonry Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors[...]