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Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Enhance the Quality of Life of Residents in Eligible Areas

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Kansas: Hillsboro

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Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF) Grant

Central Kansas Community Foundation (CKCF) - Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF)

Grant Provider's 990

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #178079

Grant Description

Grants of up to $2,500 to Kansas nonprofit organizations, government agencies, faith-based entities, and educational institutions for projects that benefit residents in eligible communities. Funding is intended for activities that improve the quality of life, improve health outcomes, and support the arts. Eligible applicants serve the Hillsboro community.

Grant Categories:

  • The Hillsboro Impact Fund has approximately $8,000 available for the purpose of supporting charitable projects/programs that benefit those in the Hillsboro community. 
  • The Kansas Health Foundation Fund – Hillsboro has approximately $3,500 to underwrite solutions to local health issues and for the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of individuals and their communities through the encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors, and environments. 
  • The Hillsboro Community Foundation Arts Fund has approximately $2,000 available to support local art initiatives that enrich the community. 
  • The Marga Ebel Health Fund supports children’s health care in and around the Hillsboro community and has approximately $3,500 available.  

Proposals that demonstrate the following will be given priority for funding:

  • Need: Programs, where there is an evident need and the organization is in a key position to meet that need.
  • Feasibility: Programs that present a well-thought-out strategy for achieving goals with a cost-effective budget.
  • Collaboration: Programs that utilize resources to optimize the shared goals of multiple organizations.
  • Effective Organizations: Programs that expand or improve the services of established organizations.
  • Outcomes Measurement: Programs with reasonable and effective measurement or evaluation tools to demonstrate the impact of outcomes.
  • Innovation: Programs that represent new and promising approaches to unmet community needs.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for this opportunity, your organization must meet the following requirements:
- Possess a 501(c)(3) status under the Internal Revenue Service code, be exempt under statute (i.e. educational institution, church, a city or county), or be formally linked to an organization with such designation
- Management should be in the hands of reliable, ethical, and experienced personnel.
- Funding requests must serve or enhance the Hillsboro community.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. The cycle opens on January 2.

FAQs: http://hcfoundationks.org/apply/faq/

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$17,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Hillsboro Community Foundation will award grants of $2,500 or less.

Term of Contract:

The project/program cannot occur until after grants are estimated to be made (February 2022). The project/program must be completed by November 12, 2023, unless additional considerations are shared prior to the completion of the project/program.

Contact Information:

Apply online (from January 2): https://centralkansascfgrants.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx#4371597136646D517975544F5976596D4E73384E69673D3D

Direct questions to:
Max Heinrichs, Director
Hillsboro Community Foundation
620-947-0170
director@hcfoundationks.org

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