About the York Community Foundation in York, NE
The York Community Foundation was established and incorporated in 1984 with initial assets of $5,000. Founding members of the Board of Directors were: Robert V. Jones, C.G. “Kelly” Holthus, Bradley E. Barrows, A.C. “Jack” Holmquist and Donald N. Witte. The Foundation received 501(c) (3) tax exempt status in 1985, and currently has assets valued at over $6 million. The Foundation has awarded over $3 million in grants for projects and programs in the York community and surrounding area. In addition, the Foundation has awarded over $2 million in scholarships.
Board of Directors
The York Community Foundation is governed by a fifteen-member Board of Directors, elected to serve based on their knowledge of community needs. The Board meets annually on the second Monday in November. The public is invited to attend.