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.

Former board member, Bob Steimel, serves as the Foundation’s volunteer Director
Lorene Steimel, Secretary (non-voting) 
Harley Adams
Sr. Mary Therese Blecha (Trace)
Margo Hosie
Mark Paul
Denise de Rochefort Reynolds
Dr. Danette Toone
Mary Beth Smith
Ashley Hutchinson
Jeremy Will
Robert Frasier
Mari Detrixhe
Brenda Wisbey
Kim Wiesner
Tammera Marrs

Recent News

Match Madness raises over $65,000

Thank you, Cloud County! Match Madness, held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, was a great success, raising over $65,000 for area nonprofits. This was the most successful giving day to date, as contributions totaled $29,000 more than last year. In 24 hours, 162 donors contributed a record-breaking total of $65,188.50 to the endowed funds of 31 area nonprofit organizations and community funds. The foundation matched all 360 gifts proportionally from a pool of $30,000. Together, Match Madness donations and matching funds combined for a total impact of over $95,000 for the Cloud County community. All donated and matching funds will go to the endowed[...]

Clean-up Grant Deadline is March 1

The deadline to apply for Dane G. Hansen Community Clean-Up Grants is quickly approaching! Applications are due March 1, 2018. Clean-up grants are designed to assist with community beautification efforts, to eliminate the financial barrier to clean-up projects such as land fill fees and equipment rental, and to promote community pride and encourage volunteerism. Grants can be used for equipment rental, dumpster rental, landfill fees, paint or other consumable supplies, and for support of volunteers. Grants are not intended for the removal of unsafe structures or landscaping projects. Here are some simple, creative ideas that qualify for clean-up grants: Purchase of dumpsters to[...]