Custer County Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 to Area Organizations

Custer County Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 to Area Organizations
Callaway Public Schools received $6,000 from the Custer County Foundation.

CUSTER COUNTY – The Custer County Foundation has awarded a total of $49,125 to twelve Custer County organizations for its giving period ending April 30.

Among the recipients are three organizations in Callaway and three in Ansley. The money will be used for a variety of purposes, from helping fund a Senior Meals Program to walking trail maintenance, to purchasing a tuba.

“It’s always an exciting time when we get to announce our grant recipients,” said Lindsay Cook, Executive Director of the Foundation.  “The generous support we receive from our donors through our annual gala & auction in December enables the Foundation to continue to have a county-wide impact through the grants we are able to award.”

The Comstock Den receives $3000 to help fund a meal program.

A specific list of organizations and awards is included below.

Ansley Park Fund – $5,000: To help with improvements for the Ansley Walking Trail.

Ansley Rural Fire Protection District – $3,000: To help purchase six Air-Pak cylinders.

Arnold Rural Fire District – $7,500: To help purchase a Stryker Power Load Cot Project.

Big Sky Jubilee – $1,400: To help purchase a sound system for the parade and outdoor events.

Callaway Good Life Center – $7,500: To help install new furnaces and ductwork.

Callaway Music Department – $3,000: To help purchase a tuba.

Callaway Public Schools – $3,000: To help with weight room updates.

Callaway Rural Fire District – $7,500: To help purchase electric/hydraulic extrication equipment.

The Comstock Den – $3,000: To help with the Senior Meals Program.

Muddy Creek Celebration – $1,400: To assist with the Kids Street Carnival.

Sixpence – $4,550: To bring the Cari Ebert Seminar to town.

Super Kids Club – $2,275: To help provide a virtual field trip.

The Custer County Foundation’s next grant application period ends October 31, 2022. Applications may be found online at