Now Accepting Applications-Youth Action Council
The Heartland Community Foundation Youth Action Council is a leadership and enrichment program for high school students, grades 10-12, in Ellis, Rooks, and Trego counties.
Council members will have the opportunity to learn about generosity in a practical way – by being generous.
Community foundation accepting spring grant applicationsMarch 14, 2022
HAYS, Kan.—The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 15 and are due Sunday, May 15, 2022.
This year, over $100,000 is available to charitable projects in Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, with more than $30,000 available per county. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:
Heartland Community Foundation Receives Corporate Gifts to its Disaster Relief FundsJanuary 6, 2022
The Heartland Community Foundation recently received three noteworthy corporate gifts to its Area Disaster Relief Funds, helping to ensure that those people impacted by the fires and windstorm last month can receive assistance.
"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.