2006

$297,091 total awarded in 2006.

  • $23,820 in spring grants
  • $106,511 in fall grants
  • $154,760 in non-permanent funds
  • $12,000 in scholarship funds

WKCF Spring Unrestricted Grants ($23,820)

  • Career Learning System - Garden City
  • Communities in Schools of Grant County - Ulysses
  • Community Mexican Fiesta - Garden City
  • Emmaus House - Garden City
  • Families Together, Inc. - Garden City
  • Finney County Humane Society - Garden City
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo - Garden City
  • Garden City Family YMCA - Garden City
  • Garden City Recreation Commission - Garden City
  • Gray County Veterans Memorial Center - Cimarron
  • Kansas Children's Service League - Garden City
  • Miles of Smiles - Garden City
  • Russell Child Development - Garden City
  • Santa Fe Trail RC&D Council - Lakin
  • Satanta Arts Council - Satanta
  • Southwest Arts & Humanities Council - Garden City
  • Tumbleweed Festival - Garden City
  • USD 214 - Ulysses
  • Wichita County Arts Alliance - Leoti

Immedate Needs Grants

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Finney County - Garden City
  • Lakin High School - Lakin

WKCF Unrestricted Grants ($26,473)

  • Boy Scouts Santa Fe Trail Council - Garden City
  • Catholic Social Service - Garden City
  • Community Day Care - Garden City
  • Community Health Organization - Garden City
  • Families Together, Inc. - Garden City
  • Family Crisis Services - Garden City
  • Garden City Family YMCA - Garden City
  • Garden City Information Technologies - Garden City
  • Heartland Prairie Sisters Foundation - Cimarron
  • K-State Research & Extension - Garden City
  • Satanta Arts Council - Satanta
  • Southwest Kansas Live on Stage - Garden City
  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA - Garden City
  • USD 200 - Greeley County
  • 10th Anniversary Grants (and one to grow on!)
    • Area Mental Health - Garden City
    • DoVES of Grant County - Ulysses
    • Emmaus House - Garden City
    • Kansas Children's Service League - Garden City
    • Miles of Smiles - Garden City
    • Russell Child Development - Garden City
    • Satanta Arts Council - Satanta
    • Tumbleweed Council - Garden City
    • USD 200 - Greeley County
    • Wichita County Arts Alliance - Leoti
    • Western Kansas Scholastic Art Association - Lakin

Donor Advised / Designated Funds ($80,038)

Dan & Chris Fankhauser

  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA

Finney County Farm Bureau Association Fund

  • USD 457
  • USD 363
  • Catholic Schools of Garden City

Dr. Luther & Ardis Fry Family Fund

  • High Plains Public Radio
  • WKCF - Grant Committee

Henry & Nellie Hall Fund

  • Finney County Historical Society
  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association
  • Garden City Family YMCA
  • Garden City Presbyterian Church
  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA
  • McPherson College

Jean B. Corley Hospice Fund

  • St. Catherine Hospital Hospice

Kansas Health Foundation: Garden City Chamber of Commerce

  • Leadership Garden City
  • Leadership Garden City Children

Lee Construction

  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries

Matha Sherman Fund

  • Garden City Civic Choral Union & Symphony

Dr. Max & Charlene Teare Fund

  • K-State Research & Extension

Pass-Through Funds ($154,760)

  • Garden Valley Retirement Village - Garden City
  • Stauth Memorial Museum - Montezuma
  • Garden City American Red Cross - Garden City

Rotary District 5690 Fund

  • Panama Christian Medical Mission - Panama

Francis Boekhaus Memorial Fund

  • Richfield United Methodist Church - Richfield

Laura Elizabeth Kleysteuber Memorial Fund

  • Brain Tumor Center at Duke: Fund for Hope

USD 457 Foundation Fund

  • USD 457 Teacher Grants - Garden City

Scholarship Funds ($12,000)

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center Scholarship Fund

  • Ryan Partin - Wichita State University
  • Jill Daniels - University of Kansas
  • Jared Law - Kansas State University
  • Kevin Bowen - Kansas State University
  • Leah Kopper - Tabor College
  • Lara Pracht - University of Kansas
  • Kelsey Pearson - Washburn University

Lee & Joyce Stapleton Scholarship Fund

  • Norma Quinonez - Garden City Community College

Katherine C. Jones Fund

  • Miranda Taylor - Garden City Community College

Ralph & Bessie Gropp Memorial Scholarship

  • Emily Baker - Fort Hays State University
  • Levi Schlegel - Texas Tech University
  • Maria (Susie) Villa - Fort Hays State University


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