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2020 STEP Grants
USD 380 Centralia Schools playground border and mulch $4,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$4,000.00

2019 STEP Grants
surprise gift from the Dan Henry Family equipment, uniforms and supplies $6,000.00
Bern Community Support Foundation new roof system for the Bern Café $2,500.00
Centralia Community Church big screen smart television $1,000.00
Centralia PRIDE Association park improvements $2,000.00
Nemaha County 4-H Program Knex program $1,000.00
Knex program camping gear and trailer $7,300.00
Seneca Free Library music garden $500.00
Spring Creek Golf Course chip and seal the parking lot $10,000.00
USD 380 Centralia Schools library materials and décor $1,100.00

Total STEP Grants 

$31,400.00

2018 STEP Grants
Apostolic Christian Nursing Home New Wheelchair Van and Therapeutic Dolls and Pets $12,000.00
Centralia Community Library Remodel $8,182.00
City of Corning Walking Trail and Soccer Goals $10,000.00
City of Seneca Fountain $25,000.00
City of Seneca Rec. Dept. $8,000.00
City of Wetmore Playground Equipment $6,300.00
Community Healthcare System AED $2,500.00
Meals on Wheels Nemaha County Kitchen cabinets and equipment $15,000.00
Nemaha Central Ag Ed & FFA Greenhouse with classroom, curriculum, materials and supplies $20,000.00
Nemaha County Historical Society Temple of Honor Military Museum renovations $6,979.00
Nemaha County Museum Consortium Brochures $850.00
Nemaha County Training Center Hillcrest Home $8,000.00
Nemaha Valley Community Hospital Portable Ultrasound Machine $10,000.00
Seneca Community TV Video editing equipment and software, computer, etc $5,020.00
Sons of American Legion Electrical wiring upgrades $10,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$147,831.00

2017 STEP Grants
Centralia PRIDE Association $6,000.00
Eastridge Nursing Facility $1,150.00
Nemaha Valley Community Hospital $10,350.00

Total STEP Grants 

$17,500.00

2016 STEP Grants
The Main Event $4,200.00
Sabetha Community Preschool $4,500.00
Nemaha Valley Community Hospital $20,000.00
Spring Creek Golf Course (L. Ronnebaum Fund) $20,000.00
Spring Creek Golf Course (Rettele Fund) $8,000.00
Nemaha County Historical Society $12,500.00
Pony Express Preservation Society $1,900.00

Total STEP Grants 

$71,100.00

2015 STEP Grants
Albany Historical Society $4,000.00
City of Centralia Park Project (spring and fall) $9,000.00
Nemaha County Historical Society $9,000.00
Nemaha County Training Center, Inc. $15,000.00
Spring Creek Golf Course $10,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$47,000.00

2014 STEP Grants
Nemaha County Historical Society $2,000.00
Sabetha Event Center $5,000.00
Baileyville-Sacred Heart Park Project $13,500.00
Seneca Community Television $4,600.00
Sabetha Community Hospital $4,600.00

Total STEP Grants 

$29,700.00

2013 STEP Grants
Nemaha County Relay for Life $1,000.00
Seneca Free Library $4,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$5,000.00

2012 STEP Grants
Nemaha County Relay for Life $1,000.00
Centralia Junior Boosters $2,000.00
American Legion Fankhauser Post #326 $600.00
Nemaha County Historical Society $1,000.00
Nemaha County Christmas Bureau $2,000.00
Mary Cotton Public Library $1,200.00
Kelly Ball Field $15,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$22,800.00

2011 STEP Grants
Bern Community Support Foundation “Margie’s Nest” $4,000.00
Nemaha County United 4 Youth $2,500.00
Seneca Fire Department $10,000.00
Seneca Youth Football League $2,875.00
Wetmore Community Track $3,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$22,375.00

2010 STEP Grants
Veteran's Memorial Park $1,000.00
Nemaha County Pheasants Forever $4,000.00
Community Animal Protection Society $500.00
City of Seneca (Recreation Department) $4,300.00
American Legion Riders Post #21 $2,000.00
Nemaha County Medical Fund $500.00
Spring Creek Golf Course $2,500.00
Sts. Peter and Paul Landscape and Nature Playground $2,500.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters Nemaha/Brown $2,500.00
City of Centralia Parks $3,000.00
Sabetha Fifth Grade Classes of 2008 & 2009 $2,500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$25,300.00

2009 STEP Grants
Seneca Softball Association $4,000.00
Mary Cotton Library $2,000.00
City of Seneca Park $3,300.00
Nemaha Basketball Association $1,000.00
Albany Historical Society $2,500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$12,800.00

2008 STEP Grants
City of Corning Community Center $5,000.00
Seneca Free Library $4,550.00
S.K.I.P. $2,000.00
City of Bern (Park Improvement) $2,000.00
Corning City Library $2,500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$16,050.00

2007 STEP Grants
Sabetha Skate Park $3,000.00
Bern Community Support Foundation (track) $4,000.00
Nemaha County CARES $2,500.00
Seneca Boy Scout Troop 71 $500.00
Baileyville Fund: Baileyville Youth Football $1,500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$11,500.00

2006 STEP Grants
Corning Soccer Association $2,300.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters (NVHS) $2,200.00
Centralia Community Library $1,500.00
Goff Pride (library) $1,300.00
Sabetha Playground Partners (6th St. Park) $1,500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$8,800.00

2005 STEP Grants
Big Brothers Big Sisters (Bern) $2,645.00
Seneca Gun Club $4,000.00
Midland Hospice $630.00
Sabetha Youth Football $900.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters (Centralia) $2,000.00
Nemaha County Historical Society $1,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$11,175.00

2004 STEP Grants
Mary Cotton Library $2,500.00
Corning Recreation Association $2,700.00
City of Oneida $1,750.00
Seneca Youth Football $879.00
Glacial Hills Resource Conservation & Development Region Inc. for Marion Township Hall $2,000.00
Sabetha Playground Partners (Library Park) $5,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$14,829.00

2003 STEP Grants
Seneca Free Library $905.70
Nemaha County Christmas Bureau $975.00
Nemaha County Training Center $1,000.00
Albany Historical Society $3,025.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters $935.00
Nemaha Valley Community Hospital (Funding came from Topeka Community Foundation.) $0.00

Total STEP Grants 

$6,840.70

2002 STEP Grants
Seneca Free Library $1,100.00
Kelly Youth Rally $1,250.00
Centralia Junior Booster Club $7,750.00

Total STEP Grants 

$10,100.00

2001 STEP Grants
Seneca Free Library $442.25
Seneca Chamber of Commerce $7,500.00
St. Benedict Ball Association $4,500.00
Baileyville Fund: St. Benedict Ball Association $1,000.00
Nemaha County Medical Grant $2,000.00
Centralia Ambulance Service $14,500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$29,942.25

2000 STEP Grants
Nemaha County Training Center $3,500.00
Centralia Ball Association $2,390.00
Seneca Fire Department $10,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$15,890.00

1999 STEP Grants
NE Kansas AIDS Task Force $600.00
Goff Senior Citizens $750.00
Baileyville Sacred Heart Ball field Project $7,000.00
Baileyville Fund: St. Benedict Baseball Association $1,250.00
Nemaha County Medical Fund (2 grants) $1,500.00
Donor Advised: Baileyville Sacred Heart Ball field Project $2,000.00

Total STEP Grants 

$13,100.00

1998 STEP Grants
NE Kansas AIDS Task Force $350.00
Easter Cantata $475.00

Total STEP Grants 

$825.00

1997 STEP Grants
Centralia Boy Scouts $250.00
NE Kansas AIDS Task Force $700.00
Nemaha County Extension Service & Conservation District $500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$1,450.00

1996 STEP Grants
Seneca Boy Scouts $200.00
Nemaha County DOVES $350.00
Nemaha County Medical Fund $500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$1,050.00

1995 STEP Grants
Nemaha County Medical Fund $500.00

Total STEP Grants 

$500.00