2011

Total Grants Awarded in 2011 - $1,450,116.12

1st Cycle (February) Grants ($14,749.55)

  • City of Garden City - Ryan Steel Public Art Project
  • Families Together
  • Garden City Recreation Commission
  • Miles of Smiles
  • Salvation Army
  • Southwest Kansas Live on Stage
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Wild Horse Camp

2nd Cycle (May) Grants ($12,083)

  • Baker Arts Foundation
  • Family Crisis Services
  • Finney County 4-H Foundation
  • Grant County Extension - Community Garden
  • Kansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry

3rd Cycle (August) Grants ($12,293)

  • City on a Hill
  • Friends of Garden City Arts
  • Youth Entrepreneurs
  • Western Kansas Child Advocacay

4th Cycle (November) Grants ($21,815)

  • Deerfield Recreation Commission
  • Garden City Arts
  • Kansas Humanities Council
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Miles of Smiles
  • Russell Child Development
  • Smoky Hills Public Television
  • String Academy of the Plains

Christmas Grants ($2,500)

  • Bad Boyz Boxing Club
  • Haskell County Ministerial Alliance
  • Ministry of Presence
  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries - Garden City
  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries - Ulysses

Donor Advised Fund Grants ($135,235)

Herman and Marjorie Cooper Fund

  • Friends of Garden City Arts
  • Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, Inc.

Phil and Sheryl Dick Fund

  • Friends of Garden City Arts
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo

Eltrude Hall Fund

  • Santa Fe Trail Council - Boy Scouts of America
  • Satanta Arts Council, Inc.

Finney County Farm Bureau Advised Fund

  • Tumbleweed Festival, Inc.
  • USD 363 - FFA Chapter
  • USD 457 - FFA Chapter

Dr. Luther and Ardis Fry Family Fund

  • Benincasa
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • High Plains Public Radio
  • Smoky Hills Public TV
  • Stauth Memorial Museum
  • WKCF Grant Program

Henry and Nellie Hall Fund

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

Lee Construction Fund

  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries

Kent and Carol Nanninga Fund

  • Catholic Schools of Garden City
  • Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Miles of Smiles
  • Russell Child Development Center

Matha Sherman Fund

  • Garden City Piano Teacher's League
  • Southwest Kansas Live on Stage

Esther and Webb Smith-Bennett Fund

  • City on a Hill, Inc.
  • She Rescue Home / She Cares

Agency Fund Grants ($22,897.50)

Builders of Hope Fund

  • Builders of Hope

Emmaus House Fund

  • Emmaus House

Finney County Humane Society Fund

  • Finney County Humane Society

Finney County Public Library Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Garden City Arts Fund

  • Garden City Arts

Garden City Public Schools Fund

  • Garden City Schools - USD 457

KHF Leadership Garden City Fund

  • Leadership Garden City

KHF Leadership Garden City Children's Fund

  • Leadership Garden City

Satanta Lions Club Fund

  • Satanta Lions Club

Designated Fund Grants ($165,117.13)

Benincasa House Fund

  • Benincasa

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate School Fund

  • Bernadine Sitts Intermediate School

Dan and Chris Fankhauser Fund

  • Spirit of the Plains CASA

Mildred Henselman Fund

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Finney County
  • Community Congregational church
  • Emmaus House
  • Finney County United Way
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association
  • Salvation Army
  • Tumbleweed Festival, Inc.

Jeanne B. Corley Hospice Fund

  • St. Catherine Hospital Hospice

Cecil and Frances O'Brate Fund

  • Youthville

Dorothy M. and Louise Wampler - Finney County Library Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Field of Interest Fund Grants ($427)

Mary Lou Spanier Fund

  • American Cancer Society

Scholarship Fund Awards ($28,602)

Anne Campbell Memorial Scholarship

  • Miss Emily Walters

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship Fund

  • Mr. Asher E. Chester
  • Miss Kathy Nguyen
  • Miss Bethanee Ochs
  • Miss Vicky Reyes
  • Miss Joanna Rodriguez

Erdene Corley Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association

Charles Helfrich Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Miss Kate Lock

Jan McLeland Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Garrett Anton

K.O. Ruth Powell Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association

Richard Jantz Scholarship Fund

  • Miss Molly Komlofske
  • Miss Melissa Roetzer

Bud Ward Family Scholarship Fund

  • Mr. Luke Blair

Non-Permanent Fund Grants ($1,022,593.98)

911 Metal Art Fund

  • B & B Metal Arts

Finney County N.P.A. Fund

  • Healthy Kids Challenge

Fry Family Trust Fund

  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • High Plains Public Radio
  • Kresge Eye Institute & Dep. of Ophth.
  • Salvation Army
  • St. Catherine Hospital
  • Stauth Memorial Museum
  • University of Kansas - Medical Center

Garden City Schools Non-Permanent Fund

  • Garden City Public School - USD 457

Kansas Children's Service League Healthy Families Finney County Fund

  • Finney County Health Department

M & S Fund

  • Anonymous Grants

Neighborhood Improvement Project (N.I.P.) Scholarship Fund

  • Mr. Russell Harp
  • Mr. Colt McElroy
  • Miss Joanna Rodriguez

Cecil and Frances O'Brate Non-Permanent Fund

  • Wichita Community Foundation
  • Youthville
  • Mr. Kaleb Batman (Scholarship Award)
  • Miss Virginia Benton (Scholarship Award)
  • Miss Sarah Crotinger (Scholarship Award)
  • Mr. Richard Laverentz (Scholarship Award)
  • Miss Stormy Love (Scholarship Award)
  • Miss Kiley Schmidt (Scholarship Award)
  • Miss Kayla Wehkamp (Scholarship Award)

Senior Student Athlete of the Year Scholarship Fund

  • Miss Hannah Mehl
  • Mr. Jonathan Miller

Leroy and Joyce Stapleton Non-Permanent Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association
  • Mr. Max Patterson

Women of Purpose Non-Permanent Fund

  • The Shift Center

Affiliate Grants ($11,802.96)

Grant County Community Foundation ($4,383)

Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital

  • Bob Wilson Memorial Foundation Fund

Grant County Community Foundation Unrestricted Grant Fund

  • Parents as Teacher of Grant County
  • Russell Child Development Center

Healthy Lifestyles of Grant County Fund

  • Grant County Recreation Commission

Keusler Family Fund

  • DU Good Events
  • Ulysses High School Musical

Wichita County Community Foundation($7,419.96)

Judy Biel Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Mr. Mario Mancillas

Berning Farm Project Fund

  • New Hope Children's Farm Fund

Herndon Trust #2 - Scholarship Fund

  • Miss Kelsey Bangerter
  • Miss Sondra Hembree
  • Miss Julia Hoeme

Wichita County Community Foundation Scholarship Fund

  • Mr. Devon McKinney

Wichita County Community Foundation Unrestricted Temporary Fund

  • Wichita County Arts Alliance
  • Wichita County Economic Development, Inc.
  • Wichita County Health Center
  • Wichita County Health Center Volunteers
  • Wichita County Historical Society
  • Wichita County Library


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