Organization Funds

Organization Funds provide a vehicle for nonprofit organizations to establish endowments for long-term support. Contributions to these funds come from donors and from the organizations themselves.

Organization Fund Guidelines
Organization Fund Grant Request Form
(Nonprofits can also make a grant request online through their Donor Central account.)

Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Ellis County
Cancer Council of Ellis County Inc
Coronado Area Council of Boy Scouts in America
Damar Community Historical Foundation
Downtown Hays Development Corp.
First Call for Help of Ellis County, Inc.
First Care Clinic
Fort Hays State University Foundation
Hays Area Children’s Center
Hays Arts Council
Hays Community Theatre
Humane Society of the High Plains
Jana’s Campaign, Inc
Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home
Rooks County Healthcare Foundation
United Way of Ellis County
USD 489 Foundation
The Society of Friends of Historic Fort Hays Fund

Recent News

Congratulations to our spring grant recipients

The Heartland Community Foundation staff and board has been busy visiting our spring grant recipients! Scroll down to learn more about the awards and projects. Congratulations to Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center! They were recently awarded a $2,555 grant to purchase supplies for children who go through care at the center. Pictured left to right are Sandy Jacobs, Victoria Brady, Tracy Kinderknecht, Tabitha Keith, Nikki Pfannenstiel. Congratulations! Plainville USD 270 recently received $2,500 for new scoreboards at the Cardinal Gymnasium. Pictured are Kelli Hansen and Lisa Gehring. Congratulations to USD 208! They recently received over $26,000 in grants to[...]

Nourish Your Community

Grain farmers have a vital role in moving lives forward; growing food that nourishes our community and the world. The community foundation, too, is committed to improving quality of life in the areas we serve, both today and in the future. Giving a gift of grain is a simple way to make a lasting difference. Gifts of grain are a unique way to make a charitable gift. Using grain to make a gift to the community foundation – which may be designated for the purpose you choose – can be a wonderful way to invest in the future while achieving tax[...]