Ralston Community Foundation Fund

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The Ralston Community Foundation Fund is dedicated to progress and long-term prosperity. A volunteer Fund Advisory Committee works actively to increase charitable giving and award grants to local worthy causes and projects that are addressing emerging needs and future opportunities in our community.

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  • General

    An account used by the local Fund Advisory Committee to support and maintain the affiliated fund’s activities within the community.

  • Johnson Hinge Project Account

    Established with a gift from longtime Ralston resident LaDonna R. Johnson for the purpose of furthering the Hinge Project, a community revitalization initiative that will result in a more vibrant downtown primed to attract new residents and businesses, and provide more amenities to Ralston visitors and residents.

  • Hal E. Kronberg Memorial Scholarship

    This fund supports scholarships for graduates of Ralston High School who have demonstrated leadership, good character and citizenship; have been involved in at least two extracurricular activities in different areas, and are members of the National Honor Society.

  • Harry Weichel Scholarship for Educators Endowment Account

    As an educator, Mr. Weichel was genuinely interested in students’ and colleagues’ lives, their growth, and achievements. He continually sought input on how Ralston schools could best serve everyone’s development as community-minded citizens, valued employees, and family members. When connecting with others, his positive and appreciative spirit lifted others up. His humble, lifelong commitment to service beyond self is an example for Ralston educators. Every year, this scholarship is awarded to Ralston Public Schools educators who demonstrate unwavering service to others and outreach within the community. The scholarship will help support their post graduate studies.

  • Mickey Looney Team Spirit Scholarship Endowment Account

    Mickey Looney represented the heart and soul of our teams and Ralston as a community. Mickey was a giver of his best to help others be at their best. This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who most exemplify Mickey’s character in their academic studies and co-curricular activities, such as sports, music, school clubs, or school projects, especially his strong and enduring commitment to helping others excel at Ralston High School. The monies the recipient receives from this scholarship will help support their higher education studies, an opportunity that was not available to Mickey due to his untimely death.

Fund Details

  • Opened: December 2003
  • Related Towns: Ralston
  • Related Counties: Douglas

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