2013

Total Grants Awarded in 2013 - $1,009,579.62

1st Cycle (February) Grants ($6,160)

  • Community Day Care Center
  • Garden City Recreation Commission
  • Miles of Smiles
  • Satanta Arts Council, Inc.
  • Shepherd of the Plains Foundation, Inc.

2nd Cycle (May) Grants ($37,097)

  • American Red Cross
  • Bright Beginnings Preschool of Patterson Ave. Church of God
  • Finney County Preservation Alliance
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Garden City Arts, Inc.
  • Greeley County Library
  • Holcomb High School FFA Chapter
  • Holcomb Recreation Commission - Wellness Center
  • Kismet United Methodist Church
  • Russell Child Development Center
  • Southwest Kansas Live on Stage

3rd Cycle (August) Grants ($19,340)

  • Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland
  • Grant County Chamber of Commerce
  • Leave a Legacy Foundation
  • Scott Recreation Commission
  • Stepping Stone Shelter
  • Youth Entrepreneurs Kansas

4th Cycle (November) Grants ($46,169)

  • Alzheimer's Association Central and Western Kansas Chapter
  • Bad Boyz Boxing Club
  • City on a Hill
  • Families Together
  • Finney County Historical Society
  • Friends of Garden City Arts
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • K-State Research & Extension Office
  • Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Seeds of Hope Jail Ministry, Inc.
  • The Seed House - Casa de la Semilla Inc.
  • Smoky Hills Public Television
  • Southwest Plains Regional Service Center
  • String Academy of the Plains
  • Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center

2013 Christmas Grants ($8,500)

  • Ministry of Presence (Grant Provided by Katherine C. Jones Unrestricted Fund)
  • Grant County Community Foundation (Grant Provided by Katherine C. Jones Unrestricted Fund)
  • Wichita County Community Foundation (Grant Provided by Katherine C. Jones Unrestricted Fund)
  • ABC Pregnancy Care Center (Grant Provided by Robert and Barbara Kreutzer Unrestricted Fund)
  • Benincasa (Grant Provided by James and Christina Becker Unrestricted Fund)
  • Emmaus House (Grant Provided by Dale J. and Carole Corley Gabel Unrestricted Fund)
  • Family Crisis Services (Grant Provided by David C. and Judith A. Stanard - Robert and Cleo Mathews Unrestricted Fund)
  • Meals on Wheesl (Grant Provided by David C. and Judith A. Stanard - Robert and Cleo Mathews Unrestricted Fund)
  • Haskell County Ministerial Alliance (Grant Provided by David C. and Judith A. Stanard - Robert and Cleo Mathews Unrestricted Fund)
  • United Leaders & Heroes, DBA Real Men Real Leaders (Grant Provided by David C. and Judith A. Stanard - Robert and Cleo Mathews Unrestricted Fund)
  • Salvation Army (Grant Provided by David C. and Judith A. Stanard - Robert and Cleo Mathews Unrestricted Fund)
  • Shepherd's Center (Grant Provided by the Community Betterment Fund)
  • Stepping Stone Shelter (Grant Provided by the Community Betterment Fund)
  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries (Grant Provided by the Community Betterment Fund)

Donor Advised Fund Grants ($424,605)

Herman and Marjorie Cooper Fund

  • Friends of Garden City Arts

Phil and Sheryl Dick Fund

  • Friends of Garden City Arts

Erdene Corley Fund

  • St. Catherine Hospital

Eltrude Elliott Hall Fund

  • Satanta Arts Council, Inc.

Finney County Farm Bureau Advised Fund

  • Beef Battalion
  • Beef Empire Days Rodeo
  • Meals on Wheels

Dr. Luther and Ardis Fry Family Fund

  • Bethany College
  • Finney County Humane Society
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • GCCC - Endowment Association
  • High Plains Public Radio
  • KU School of Nursing
  • Salvation Army
  • Stauth Memorial Museum
  • St. Catherine Hospital
  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries
  • Western Kansas Low Vision
  • Western Kansas Community Foundation - Community Grants Program

Mildred Henselman Fund

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Finney County
  • Community Congregational Church
  • Emmaus House
  • Finney County Senior Center
  • Finney County United Way
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • GCCC - Endowment Association
  • Girl Scouts
  • Salvation Army

Henry and Nellie Hall Fund

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

Lee Construction Fund

  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries

Kent and Carol Nanninga

  • Finney County Humane Society
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Miles of Smiles
  • Russell Child Development Center
  • St. Dominic School

Matha Sherman Fund

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

Esther and Webb Smith-Bennett Fund

  • South Orange County Community Theater

Agency Fund Grants ($33,380)

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, Inc.

KHF Leadership Garden City Fund

  • Leadership Garden City

KHF Leadership Garden City Children's Fund

  • Leadership Garden City

Satanta Lions Club

  • Satanta Lions Club

Designated Fund Grants ($89,680)

Benincasa House Fund

  • Benincasa¬†

Anne Dew Brown Fund

  • Earlham College
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Friends Academy
  • Lewis and Clark College
  • Presbyterian Church
  • Wasatch Academy
  • Western Kansas Community Foundation

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center Fund

  • Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center

Dan and Chris Fankhauser

  • Spirit of the Plains CASA

Jeanne B. Corley Hospice Fund

  • St. Catherine Hospital Hospice

Ellen H. Oswalt Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Dorothy M. and Louise Wampler - Finney County Library Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Garden City Family YMCA Fund

  • Garden City Family YMCA

Field of Interest Fund Grants ($1,880)

Ralph and Marilyn Germann Fund

  • Garden City Schools - Leah Molek's First Grade Class Room

Kansas Health Foundation - Children's Fund

  • Used for Community Grants for Children's Programs (totals included in Community Grants)

Kansas Health Foundation - USD 457 Fund

  • USD 457

Mary Lou Spanier Fund

  • American Cancer Society

Scholarship Funds ($43,240)

Erdene Corley Scholarship

  • GCCC - Endowment Association

Charles Helfrich Memorial Scholarship

  • Wyatt Poer

Garden City Wrestling Alumni Scholarship

  • Juan Carlos Rodriguez

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship #1

  • Katie Pfeifer

K.O. and Ruth Powell Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College

Richard Jantz Scholarship

  • Taylor Parker
  • Ian D. Stallbaumer

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship #2 - Continuing Education

  • Mallory Komlofske

Jan McLeland Memorial Scholarship

  • Veronica Longoria

Duane Nichols Memorial Scholarship

  • Dylan Knoll
  • Mara Holcomb

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship

  • Todd Savolt
  • Gustavo Feria
  • Kim Hang
  • Katelyn Greene
  • Evan Riggs
  • Ofelia Carrillo

Bud Ward Family Scholarship

  • Levi Hefner

Non-Permanent Fund Grants ($167,920)

Herb and Bonnie Clutter Memorial Scholarship

  • Erika Robinson

Earl and Dora Fry Fund

  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • High Plains Public Radio
  • Kresge Eye Institute & Dept. of Ophth.
  • Stauth Memorial Museum

GC Catholic Schools Alumni & Friends Association Fund

  • St. Dominic School
  • St. Mary School

Kansas Children's Service League Healthy Families Finney County Fund

  • Finney County Health Department

Kansas Health Foundation - Healthy Community Design

  • Finney County Community Health Coalition

M & S Fund

  • Anonymous Donations

Neighborhood Improvement Project (NIP) Scholarship

  • Efren J. Frayre
  • Isaira Hernandez
  • Victoria Newell
  • Dylan Patel
  • Yetzubelli Rangel
  • Veronica Sanchez
  • Trenton Nevola

Cecil and Frances O'Brate Non-Permanent Scholarship

  • Tiffany Barnett
  • Lisa Cervantes
  • Katheryn Daley
  • Deisy Estrada
  • Heather Harshbarger
  • Jordan Irsik
  • Slade Loewen
  • Wyatt Poer
  • Madison Sandoval
  • Michael Wehkamp
  • Tara Whipple
  • Andres Saldivar
  • Bo Banner
  • Brian Clarke
  • Denton Keller
  • Edith Gonzalez
  • Erik Espinosa
  • Gustavo Feria
  • Jacob Law
  • Jose Alcantar
  • Juan (Junior) Ramirez
  • Spencer Delgado
  • Sylvester Rodriquez
  • Jesse Sanjuan

Plymell Accelerated Reader Program

  • Plymell Student Fund

Garden City Public Schools Fund

  • Garden City Public Schools
  • Garden City Public Schools - Spelling Bee
  • Garden City Public Schools - Crystal Apple Award

Women of Purpose Fund

  • Garden City Recreation Commission

Affiliate Grants ($131,608.62)

Grant County Community Foundation ($123,648.62)

Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital Fund

  • Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital

Grant County Community Foundation Unrestricted Fund

  • Grant County Chamber of Commerce

Grant County Non-Endowed Operating Fund (Grant County Gives Awards)

  • American GI Forum of KS - Education Fund
  • Communities in Schools of Grant County
  • Domestic Violence Services
  • DU Good Events
  • Grant County Scholarship Foundation
  • Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
  • Ulysses Girl Scouts
  • Loaves & Fishes Food Cupboard
  • United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries of Grant County
  • Parents as Teachers
  • High Program
  • Area Mental Health - Ulysses
  • Grant County Recreation Commission
  • Grant County Health Department
  • Grant County Extension Office
  • Grant County Community Foundation to Funds Below:
  • Grant County Ambulance Fund
  • Grant County Chaplaincy Fund
  • Grant County Extension 4-H Fund
  • Grant County Health Department Fund
  • Legacy and Parkview Fund
  • Grant County Recreation Commission Fund
  • Women of Purpose Endowed Fund
  • Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital Fund
  • Grant County Community Foundation Unrestricted Fund

Christmas Grants

  • Loaves & Fishes Food Cupboard
  • Domestic Violence Services

Grant County Women of Purpose Grant

  • USD 214, Ulysses Public Schools

Healthy Lifestyles of Grant County

  • Grant County Health Department

Kansas Health Foundation Children's Fund for Grant County (Community Grants)

  • Bright Beginnings Preschool of Patterson Ave. Church of God
  • Communities in Schools of Grant County
  • Parents as Teachers of Grant County
  • Smoky Hills Public Television

Keusler Family Fund

  • Grant County Community Foundation - Grant County Gives

Wichita County Community Foundation ($7,960)

Al Droste Memorial

  • St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

Community First Fund

  • Wichita County Health Center

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

  • Wichita County Health Center

Wichita County Economic Development Fund

  • Wichita County Economic Development

Wichita County Permanent Unrestricted Fund (Community Grants)

  • USD 467 - Wichita County Schools
  • Wichita County Economic Development
  • Wichita County Elementary School
  • Wichita County Health Center Volunteers
  • Wichita County Health Department
  • Wichita County Jr./Sr. High School - English Department
  • Wichita County Municiapl Golf Course

Wichita County Temporary Unrestricted Fund

  • Scholarship for Naomi Wingert
  • Scholarship for Kayla Graff


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