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Community foundation announces spring grant cycle

Monday, March 12th, 2018


The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, will accept applications for spring grants from March 15 to May 15, 2018.

Grants will be awarded from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, the Heartland Area Action Fund and the Heartland Healthy Living Fund. Focused on improving quality of life, funding will support education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply.

Funding is limited to projects in Ellis, Rooks and Trego counties. Grants will be awarded through a competitive application process. Applications are due online by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The grant application and detailed criteria are available at

During the its fall grant cycle, the community foundation awarded over $145,000 to 30 nonprofit organizations in the area.