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Giving In Action: A Fairy Hallow’s Eve

Check out this mini-documentary video about the Hays Symphony Orchestra’s production of “A Fairy Hallow’s Eve,” which was supported by a $5,000 community foundation grant last October. Cathy Drabkin of the Hays Symphony Orchestra Guild says: “Thank you again for your support of our outreach programs bringing live symphonic music to area children.”

Community foundation announces spring grant cycle

  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 […]

Clean-up Grant Deadline is March 1

The deadline to apply for Dane G. Hansen Community Clean-Up Grants is quickly approaching! Applications are due March 1, 2018. Clean-up grants are designed to assist with community beautification efforts, to eliminate the financial barrier to clean-up projects such as land fill fees and equipment rental, and to promote community pride and encourage volunteerism. Grants […]

Your Gifts are “Twice as Nice” in February!

Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties could each earn up to $50,000 for charitable grants in the community through county-wide gift matching campaigns. In February, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation will match all public gifts to the Ellis County Fund, Rooks County Fund and Trego County Fund at the Heartland Community Foundation, up to a total […]

Third ‘Strategic Doing’ sessions scheduled for Ellis and Rooks Counties

Heartland Community Foundation announces upcoming Strategic Doing sessions for Ellis and Rooks Counties. Hosted in partnership with the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, these are the third in a series of four meetings aimed at developing a strategic vision for the county. These meetings will focus specifically on advancing the top community improvement projects identified by residents […]