The Gilchrist Foundation Supports Arts Education In Siouxland

Fall is synonymous with back to school and some of the most beloved classes involve the arts. Instilling a passion for the arts early, helps transform students into adults who love the arts and continue to support its programs throughout their lives. That’s why the Gilchrist Foundation is proud to support area schools and colleges that put a priority on art education.

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Shannon Wynn
When Disaster Hits, The Gilchrist Foundation Is There

Summer is full of fun outdoor activities like festivals, food trucks, boating and baseball. Yet, this exciting time of the year is also one of the most dangerous due to severe weather. May through September is prime time for tornadoes, floods and hurricanes and the impact these natural disasters have on us is devastating

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Shannon Wynn
Camp High Hopes Provides Summer Fun For All

The Gilchrist Foundation has a passion for supporting the arts, creative dramatics and nature education for all Siouxlanders. That’s why we’ve pledged a matching endowment fund grant of $100,000 to Camp High Hopes. That means every dollar the camp raises; we will match it dollar-for-dollar.


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Deadlines For Grant Applications Coming Soon

Mark your calendars, the deadline for 2018 grant applications is June 29, 2018. If you’ve been invited to apply for funding, make sure to get your applications to us by then. If you’re interested in applying for one of our grants, there are a couple things you should know.

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2017 Grant Recipients

The Gilchrist Foundation is proud to annually award grants to organizations whose projects align with our mission to promote wildlife and conservation, the arts and public broadcasting, and disaster relief. 

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The Gilchrist Foundation Supports the Sioux City Mural Project

The Gilchrist Foundation is excited to help fund two downtown Sioux City murals that highlight the feel and culture of Sioux City.

Our foundation awarded Downtown Partners a $25,000 grant to commission two new murals, one at 5th and Douglas and the other on Historic Fourth Street, as part of the Sioux City Mural Project. The project promotes the arts in the city through the creation and installation of murals on building facades.

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Shannon Wynn