This fund is established as a permanent endowment in the Wyoming Community Foundation, designated
exclusively for the Niobrara County Library Foundation.
The Niobrara County Library Foundation was incorporated on
June 4, 1985 to assist in the support of the Niobrara County Library. The Foundation
primarily focuses its attention on endowment activities, however grants are often applied
for to help contribute specific items to the library. Recently granted gifts have included adult books,
children's books, video discs and cassettes, and audio materials.
The Foundation was a partner in the Raise Community Capital program, a challenge grant program funded by The Kresge Foundation
in partnership with the Wyoming Community Foundation. The Foundation met its challenge goal of $250,000 in December 2004.
The Wyoming Public Library Endowment Challenge
Foundation members are:
Effective July 1, 2008 gifts, pledges and transfers for the Wyoming Public Library Endowment Challenge could be received by the Niobrara County Library Foundation, each gift was matched on a 3-1 basis. Yes, for every dollar raised it was matched by $3. The Challenge for Niobrara County was $142,029 and was reached in August of 2010.
Leslie Hammond, Chair
Lisa Pischel, Secretary/Treasurer
Pat Bruch, Board Member
Linda Frye, Board Member
Carol Kilmer, Board Member
Kristine Groh, Board Member
Stuart Larson, Board Liaison
Debbie Sturman, Ex-Officio
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