Year-End Giving Tips
The end of the year will be here before we know it! Here are some giving tips to help guide you at the end of this year’s giving season. Please remember that all gifts must be received or postmarked by December 31, 2022, to count towards this year’s taxes.
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Community foundation accepting fall grant applicationsSeptember 15, 2022
HAYS, Kan.—The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open September 15 and are due Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
Heartland Community Foundation awards over $43,000 in Ellis CountyJune 23, 2022
HAYS, Kan.— The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, recently awarded over $108,000 in spring grants to area organizations across the three counties.
"When learning how to deal with emotions, it can be messy, so having a calm space to learn in is so crucial," said Kaci Nichols, Stockton Grade School Counselor.
A grant was awarded to USD 271 to support the new Tiger Read Regulation Room at Stockton Grade School.
Biology students at Trego Community High School received new microscopes from a grant enabling them to see bacteria and other small structures that were not visible using prior 30-year old equipment.
"My students, a fellow science teacher, and I greatly appreciate the opportunity that this grant has provided," said James Burk, Biology teacher.