Grant to Learning Cross Preschool Builds Relationships!
A large bright orange pedal cart has delivered lots of smiles and memories for residents of Via Christi and their "grandfriends," at Learning Cross Preschool.
A grant from the community foundation purchased a four-person pedal cart for the preschool to share with Via Christi's senior residents. The children and seniors enjoy sharing stories and pedaling together.
Community foundation accepting applications for fall grantsSeptember 13, 2021
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 Monday, November 15, 2021.
Last grant cycle, the foundation awarded Downtown Hays Development Corporation funding to purchase an enclosed food trailer for community events.
Grants AvailableMarch 15, 2021
HAYS, Kan.—The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 15 are due Saturday, May 15, 2021.
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"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.