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Heartland Community Foundation accepting applications for fall grants

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

HAYS, Kan.—The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Friday, November 15, 2019.

This year, more than $150,000 is available to charitable projects in Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, with over $50,000 available per county. Grants will be awarded from the following funds:

  • Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.
  • Ellis, Rooks and Trego County Legacy Funds – available for projects that improve the quality of life in either Ellis, Rooks or Trego Counties.
  • Heartland Area Action Fund – available for projects that improve the quality of life for Heartland area residents.
  • Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Heartland/Heartland Healthy Living Fund – available for projects and programs that protect and promote the health and well-being of Heartland area residents.

Funding is limited to projects in Ellis, Rooks and Trego counties and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations including government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on November 15. Complete funding criteria and the grant application are available at http://heartlandcommunityfoundation.org/search-apply-for-a-grant/.