Heartland Disaster Relief Fund
The Heartland Community Foundation has established three Disaster Relief Funds to meet the emergency needs in each Ellis, Rooks, and Trego Counties. The Ellis County Disaster Relief Fund, the Rooks County Disaster Relief Fund, and the Trego County Disaster Relief Fund will grant immediate money to nonprofit organizations offering relief services in impacted areas.
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.
Heartland Community Foundation awards over $62,000 in Trego CountyJanuary 4, 2022
HAYS, Kan.—The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, recently awarded over $165,000 in spring grants to area organizations across the three counties.
In Trego County, funds were distributed to the following organizations:
"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.