Midwest Theater – A Crown Jewel in Scottsbluff!
The Historic Midwest Theater was donated to the Oregon Trail Community Foundation in 1997 to be saved and preserved for years to come.
OTCF- Celebrating 37 Years of Building Better Communities!
OTCF Granted Lincoln Heights Elementary School $5,000 for Artificial Turf.
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Qualifying donations can even go toward a membership with Oregon Trail Community Foundation.
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OTCF granted $5,000 to the City of Scottsbluff/Greener Nebraska Towns for this landscaping project in the parking lot North of the West Nebraska Arts Center.
Longfellow School PTO installs a new sound system for the gym!
Longfellow PTO upgraded their sound system in Summer of 2013 by installing a new state of the art system with the help of Oregon Trail Community Foundation’s grant for $2,500.
Bridgeport Public Library Receives $2,500 Grant from OTCF for Remodel
Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library Received $2,500 Grant from OTCF for Remodel
Cirrus House, Inc. Received $11,900 Grant from OTCF !
The Oregon Trail Community Foundation Granted Cirrus House in Scottsbluff $11,900 toward the purchase of their building on 1st Ave. in Scottsbluff.
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Welcome to the Oregon Trail Community Foundation
Our Mission: The Oregon Trail Community Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality, vitality and safety of life in western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming.
Who We Are
The Oregon Trail Community Foundation is a benevolent community trust organized under the laws of the State of Nebraska for the benefit of the citizens of western Nebraska and Goshen and Platte Counties in eastern Wyoming.
Statement of Purposes
The purposes of the Oregon Trail Community Foundation are to receive, administer and disburse funds for such charitable or education purposes as will, in the discretion of the Board of Directors, promote the mental, moral, intellectual and physical improvement and well-being of the inhabitants of Nebraska, and of Goshen and Platte Counties, Wyoming, and primarily of Scotts Bluff County, all regardless of race, national origin, creed, sex or age; and, without in any way limiting or restricting the foregoing but rather in enlargement and extension thereof:
To assist charitable institutions (including educational institutions not operated for profit) whether supported by private donation or public taxation.
- To improve living and working conditions.
- To provide for recreation.
- To promote and encourage the arts.
- To aid in the care and development of children.
- To aid in the care of the sick, aged and helpless.
- To aid in the rehabilitation of:
- Victims of narcotics, drugs and liquors.
- Inmates and released inmates of penal and reformatory institutions.
- Wayward and delinquent individuals.
- To promote health and the prevention of disease.
- To promote scientific research for the alleviation of human suffering.