Families should have the social and material resources to raise their children to be educated, healthy and meaningful contributors to society.
We value our partners and work collaboratively on research, programs and policy that encourage sustainable systems change across multiple sectors.
Using a two generation approach, we support programs and practices that bridge the opportunity gap for families and help students achieve their greatest potential.
Updated Application Timeline
Open Operating Grant Cycle: Applications available from January 15 – February 2 (due by 12:00pm) – If your organization has already been approved for a 2024 operating grant, you are not eligible to apply.
Program Grant Cycle: Applications available from February 1 – February 28 (due by 12:00pm) – This represents a shift from our previous summer cycle and will be the only opportunity to apply for a program grant in 2024.
Capital Grants: Applications available from February 1 – February 28 (due by 12:00pm) – This will be the only opportunity to apply for a capital grant in 2024.
The Sherwood Foundation® promotes equity through social justice initiatives enhancing the quality of life in Nebraska.