A gift to the Fremont Area Community Foundation supports your community - now and forever.
Thanks to our generous donors we are now offering more than 60 scholarships, helping talented students attain the dream of college education.
Grants are given in the areas of arts and culture, civic improvements, education, health and recreation and social services.
The Fremont Area Community Foundation exists to improve the quality of life in our community. It is through the foresight of our founders that we exist to provide everyone an opportunity to realize their dreams for the community. Together we can ensure that the Fremont area continues to be a great place to live for all of our citizens.
The Fremont Area Community Foundation makes competitive grants for civic improvement, health and recreation, social services, arts and culture, and educational purposes in Fremont and the surrounding communities. Grants are made from the earnings from the Foundation's Fremont Forever Fund and the Lester A. Walker Fund.
Are you a high school or college student looking for financial assistance for your education? The Foundation has scholarships available to help talented students attain the dream of a college education. These funds provide educational opportunities for future generations and allow our fund holders to achieve their own charitable goals.
Lester A. Walker, former publisher of the Fremont Tribune, believed in his hometown community and in the power of giving back. Through his estate, the Lester A. Walker Fund was established at the Fremont Area Community Foundation which provides ongoing support to an array of nonprofit organizations in the Fremont and surrounding areas. Although Lester passed away in 1996, his legacy lives on through the impact of his philanthropy. View this video to learn more about his story.
Area residents are remembering a Fremont man known for his philanthropy, something that benefits people each day. Rupert Dunklau, a longtime community benefactor, died Wednesday at his home.
Nearly everyone in Fremont, then a community of 23,000 people, knew one of the people who died or were injured in the Jan. 10, 1976, explosion and blaze.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, we are struck by a paradox that confronts philanthropy. The very meaning of the word philanthropy is “love of humanity”—yet the concept of love is almost never discussed in our sector.
Midland University will welcome Temple Grandin, Ph.D., an accomplished livestock handling designer who has autism, as the keynote speaker for the All Minds Matter educational conference and associated community events on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
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