Meet Our ERF Grantee Partners

The Midwest Early Recovery Fund has provided funding to these organizations as they respond to the unique post-disaster needs of their communities.

Caption: Food distribution project with Team Vegan.
2022

Matthew 25
Benton County, Iowa
Severe Storm (Derecho), Construction Management

The Old Community House Foundation
Trumann, Arkansas
Severe Storm, Disaster Recovery Coordination

2021

Boys and Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area
Leech Lake Band (Minnesota)
Severe Storm, Children’s Needs, Mental Wellness and Tribal Recovery

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Inc.
Oklahoma
Severe Storm (Winter) Disaster Case Management

Center Associates
Marshall and Tama Counties, Iowa
Severe Storm (Derecho), Children’s Needs and Mental Wellness

Four Bands Community Fund, Inc.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storms, Recovery Coordination and Tribal Recovery

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. (HACAP)
Linn and Benton County, Iowa
Severe Storm (Derecho), Children’s Needs

Mid Iowa Community Action
Northcentral Iowa
Severe Storm (Derecho), Disaster Case Management

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services Inc
Oklahoma
Severe Storm (Winter), Legal Services and Tribal Recovery

Recovering Oklahomans After Disasters (ROAD) Oklahoma
Severe Storm (Winter), Construction Management

Wambli Ska Society
Rapid City, South Dakota
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination and Tribal Recovery

2020

Catholic Charities of Kansas City St. Joseph
Northwest Missouri and St. Joseph, Missouri
Flood, Disaster Case Management

Columbus Community School District
Columbus Junction, Iowa
Pandemic, Children’s Needs

Fremont Area United Way
Fremont, Nebraska
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board
Great Plains Tribes
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination and Tribal Recovery

Habitat For Humanity Iowa
Iowa
Severe Storm (Derecho), Construction Management

Heartland United Way
Grant Island, Nebraska
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

Initiative Foundation
Central Minnesota
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

Lakota Nation Disaster Resiliency
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Outreach & Education and Tribal Recovery

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
Central South Dakota
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

Norfolk Area United Way, Inc.
Norfolk, Nebraska
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

Partnership with Native Americans
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate (South Dakota)
Pandemic, Emergency Services and Tribal Recovery
Quad Cities Latino Foundation
Louisa County, Iowa
Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

South Dakota VOAD
South Dakota
Flood, Long-term Recovery Development

Tree of Life Ministry
White Swann Community, Yankton Sioux Tribe
Flood, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

United Way of the Midlands
Nebraska and Western Iowa
Flood and Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

Willmar Area Community Foundation
Willmar Area
Minnesota, Pandemic, Recovery Coordination

2019

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri
Central Missouri
Severe Storm/Flood, Early Recovery Services

Catholic Charities of Kansas City St. Joseph
Northwest Missouri
Flood, Disaster Case Management

Center Associates
Marshalltown, Iowa
Tornado, Children’s Needs and Mental Wellness

Church World Service, Inc.
Oklahoma
Flood, Outreach & Education and Mental Wellness

Fremont Area United Way
Dodge County, Nebraska
Volunteer Coordination

Fremont Habitat for Humanity
Dodge County, Nebraska
Flood, Construction Management

Heartland United Way
Grand Island Area, Nebraska
Flood, Disaster Case Management, Recovery Coordinator

Iowa Legal Aid
Western Iowa
Flood, Legal Services

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.
Dodge County, Nebraska
Flood, Disaster Case Management

Mennonite Disaster Services
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storms, Volunteer & Emergency Services Center and Tribal Recovery

Mid Iowa Community Action
Marshalltown, Iowa
Tornado, Disaster Case Management, Children’s Needs

Nebraska Extension (University of Nebraska Lincoln)
Nebraska
Flood, Mental Wellness

Ozark Foothills Regional Community Foundation
Carter County, Missouri
Flood, Recovery Coordination

Partnership with Native Americans
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storms, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

Recovering Oklahomans After Disasters (ROAD)
Oklahoma
Flood, Reconstruction Management

St. Francis Community Services
Northern Missouri
Severe Storm/Flood, Early Recovery Services

2018

Catholic Charities of Salina, Inc.
Manhattan, Kansas
Flood, Early Recovery Services

Central Montana Foundation
Central Montana
Wildfire, Early Recovery Services

Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Inc.
Doniphan, Missouri
Children’s Needs and Mental Wellness

Disaster Leadership Team, Inc.
Marshalltown, Iowa
Tornado, Outreach & Education

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Southwest Minnesota
Flood, Early Recovery Services

Red Lake Nation (Minnesota)
Severe Storm, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

Mazaska Owecaso Otipi Financial, Inc.
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Disaster Case Management and Tribal Recovery

MN Child Care Resource & Referral Network
Southwest Minnesota
Flood, Children’s Needs

Montana Community Foundation, Inc.
Seeley Lake, Montana
Wildfire, Outreach & Education

The Salvation Army, Midland Division
St. Louis, Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services

Seeley Lake Community Foundation
Seeley Lake, Montana
Children’s Needs & Mental Wellness

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
Southwest Minnesota
Flood, Outreach & Education

SRT Inc.
Northwestern Oklahoma
Wildfire, Outreach & Education and Mental Wellness

United Community Action Partnership, Inc.
Southwest Minnesota
Flood, Outreach & Education

United Way of the Flint Hills
Eureka, Kansas
Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Whole Kids Outreach, Inc
Van Buren, Missouri
Flood, Children’s Needs and Mental Wellness

Van Buren Youth and Community Center
Van Buren, Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services

2017

All Hands and Hearts, Inc.
Van Buren, Missouri
Flood, Volunteer Coordination

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri
Central Missouri
Flood, Disaster Case Management

Catholic Charities of St. Louis
Perryville, Missouri
Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Catholic Charities of Southwest Kansas
Southwest Kansas
Wildfire, Early Recovery Services

Oklahoma Conference of Churches
Northwestern Oklahoma
Wildfire, Mental Wellness

The Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church – Disaster Response Ministry
Oklahoma
Flood/Severe Storm, Mental Wellness

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri
Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services

Mazaska Owecaso Otipi Financial, Inc.
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Outreach & Education and Tribal Recovery

Montana Community Foundation, Inc.
Seeley Lake, Montana
Wildfire, Outreach & Education

Ozark Foothills Regional Community Foundation
Carter County, Missouri
Flood, Recovery Coordinator

Ozark Vitality, Inc.
Doniphan, Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services and Education & Outreach

Re-Member
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

The Salvation Army, Midland Division
St. Louis Area, Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services

United Methodists of Arkansas – Arkansas Conference
Southeastern Arkansas
Flood/Severe Storm, Volunteer Coordination

Van Buren Youth and Community Center
Van Buren, Missouri
Recovery Coordinator(s)

2016

Arkansas State University Foundation, (INC)
Southeast Arkansas
Flood/Severe Storm, Children’s Needs

Art Feeds
Noel, Missouri
Tornado, Children’s Needs

Blue Valley Community Action
DeWitt, Nebraska
Tornado, Children’s Needs

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tulsa, Inc.
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tornado, Disaster Case Management

Great Plains United Methodist Church Conference
Central Kansas
Flood/Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Jefferson County Community Partnership
Festus, Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services

The Lakota Fund Incorporated
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Storm, Outreach & Education and Tribal Recovery

Lower Brule Community College, Inc.
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

LUME Institute, LLC
St. Louis County, Missouri
Flood, Children’s Needs and Mental Wellness

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Waseca, Minnesota
Flood, Early Recovery Services

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Outreach & Education and Tribal Recovery

Mazaska Owecaso Otipi Financial, Inc.
Pine Ridge Reservation
Severe Storm, Disaster Case Management

New Mexico Community Foundation
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Outreach & Education and Tribal Recovery

Partnership for Youth, Inc.
Missouri
Flood, Early Recovery Services

Re-Member
Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

United Methodists of Arkansas
South East, Arkansas
Flood/Severe Storm, Disaster Case Management

Willmar Area Community Foundation
Willmar, Minnesota
Flood, Early Recovery Services

2015

Aim High Academy
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tornado, Children’s Needs

Diamond Willow Ministries
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Disaster Case Management and Tribal Recovery

Lower Brule Community College, Inc.
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Disaster Case Management and Tribal Recovery

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri
Jefferson County, Missouri
Flood, Disaster Case Management

The Salvation Army Western Divisional HQ,
Pilger, Nebraska
Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
Delmont, South Dakota
Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)
Severe Storm, Early Recovery Services and Tribal Recovery

Sand Springs Community Services, Inc.
Sand Springs, Oklahoma
Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Society of St Vincent de Paul – USA
East Central Oklahoma
Tornado, Early Recovery Services

Dewitt, Nebraska
Tornado, Disaster Case Management