2018

Total WKCF Grants for 2018 - $1,325,576.88

1st Cycle (March) Grants ($21,350.39)

  • ABC Pregnancy Care
  • Garden City Buffalo Robotics
  • Community Day Care Center
  • Finney County Historical Society
  • Garden City Arts
  • Gray County Over 50 Center
  • Great Plains Development
  • Jana's Campaign
  • Kearny County Development
  • Oasis of Peace
  • Real Men Real Leaders
  • Smoky Hills Public TV
  • Southwest Kansas Live On Stage
  • Tumbleweed Festival

2nd Cycle (July) Grants ($27,716)

  • Dudley Township Library
  • Families Together, Inc.
  • Garden City Presbyterian Church
  • Greeley County Health Services
  • Kansas Children's Service League
  • Kansas Society for Children with Challenges
  • Magic's HOPE Therapeutic Horsemanship
  • Satanta Arts Council
  • Second Baptist Church
  • USD #214, Wichita County Schools
  • Wichita County Genealogical Society
  • Wichita County Library
  • Wichita County Parks and Rec

3rd Cycle (November) Grants ($24,196)

  • American Red Cross
  • Camp Christy Corporation
  • Child Care Aware of KS
  • Cimarron City Library
  • Finney County Historical Society
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Mosaic
  • Satanta Aging Program
  • Satanta Area Arts Council
  • Satanta Jr./Sr. High
  • Scott County Historical Society
  • Special Olympics KS
  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA
  • Stevens County Library
  • Tigers in Action
  • Western Kansas Child Advocacay Center

Christmas Grants ($4,500)

  • Ministry of Presence
  • Oasis of Peace
  • Shepherd Center
  • Southwest KS Area Agency on Aging
  • Lakin Meals on Wheels
  • Finney County Meals on Wheels
  • Pride of Life
  • Melven O. Kuder Senior Center
  • Elkhart Senior Center
  • Hugoton Senior Center
  • Liberal Senior Center
  • Moscow Senior Center
  • Finney County Senior Center
  • Rolla Senior Center
  • Ulysses Senior Center
  • Montezuma Senior Center

Match Day Grants ($411,204.50)

  • Emmaus House
  • FInney County Community Health Coalition
  • Finney County Historical Society
  • Finney County Public Library
  • Finney County United Way
  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo
  • Garden City Arts
  • Garden City Family YMCA
  • High Plains Public Radio
  • Miles of Smiles
  • Russell Child Development Center
  • St. Catherine Hospital Benincasa House
  • WKCF COmmunity Betterment
  • WKCF Women of Purpose
  • Leadership Garden City
  • USD #457 Public Schools Foundation
  • Dr. Meyers Fund
  • Shepherd of the Plains
  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA
  • Leave a Legacy
  • Mosaic
  • Wichita COunty 4-H & Fair
  • Wichita County Whole Health Fund
  • Wichita County Health Center
  • Wichita County Economic Development
  • Happy One of Leoti
  • Heartstrings to Purse Strings

Donor Advised Fund Grants ($257,799.94)

Finney County Farm Bureau Association - Donor Advised Fund

  • USD #457 Public Schools
  • Finney County Historical Society

Ed & Nelda Lewis Fund

  • Garden City Family YMCA

Eltrude Elliot Hall Fund

  • Dudley Township Library

Erdene Corley Fund

  • Western Kansas Community Foundation

Esther & Webb Smith-Bennett Fund

Gary & Carolyn Salyer Fund

  • Finney County Humane Society

Gerald & Phyllis Greene Fund

  • KSU Foundation

Henry & Nellie Hall Fund

  • Garden City Community College Endowment Association

  • Garden City Family YMCA

  • Spirit of the Plains CASA

  • Finney County Historical Society 
  • Garden City Presbyterian Church

Herman & Marjorie Cooper Fund

  • Garden City Arts

James & Christina Becker Fund

  • Meals on Wheels

Kent & Carol Nanninga Fund

  • St. Dominic School

  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo

  • Meals on Wheels

  • Finney County Humane Society

Lee Construction Fund

  • Genesis Family Health

Luther & Ardis Fry Donor Advised Fund

  • Stauth Memorial Museum

  • Bethany Home

  • High Plains Public Radio

  • Friends of the Lee Richardson Zoo

Matha Sherman Fund

  • Southwest Kansas Live on Stage

  • Garden City Piano Teacher's League 

Mildred Henselman Fund

  • Garden City Community College Endowment Association

  • Community Congregational Church

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Finney County

  • Emmaus House

  • Finney County United Way

  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo

  • Finney County Senior Center

  • Salvation Army

  • Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, Inc. 

Phil & Sheryl Dick Fund

  • Garden City Arts

  • Oasis of Peace

Agency Fund Grants ($27,871.84)

Builders of Hope Fund

  • Builders of Hope

Emmaus House Fund

  • Emmaus House

Finney County Community Health Coalition Fund

  • Finney County Community Health Coalition

Finney County Historical Society Fund

  • Finney County Historical Society

Finney County Humane Society Fund

  • Finney County Humane Society

Finney County Public Library Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Finney County United Way Fund

Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo Fund 

  • Friends of Lee RIchardson Zoo

Garden City Arts Fund

  • Garden City Arts, Inc.

Garden City Public Schools Permanent Fund

  • USD #457, Garden City Public Schools

High Plains Public Radio

  • High Plains Public Radio

Leadership Garden City Fund

  • Leadership Garden City

Miles of Smiles

  • Miles of Smiles

Russell Child Development Center Fund

  • Russel Child Development Center

Satanta Lions Club Fund

  • Satanta Lions Club

Sublette Public School Fund

  • Sublette Public Schools Foundation

Designated Fund Grants ($120,128)

Anne Dew Brown Fund

  • Wasatch Academy

  • Lewis and Clark College

  • Earlham College

  • Friends Academy

  • First Presbyterian Church

  • Presbyterian Church

  • Western Kansas Community Foundation

Benincasa House Fund

  • Benincasa

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center Fund

  • Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center

Cecil & Frances O'Brate Fund

  • TFI Family Services

  • Kayde Brooks - Scholarship

  • Meleny Porras - Scholarship

  • Mariah Litton - Scholarship

  • Allie Vanderree - Scholarship

  • Joseph Clark - Scholarship

  • Katerina Sandoval - Scholarship

Carl & Willynda Holmes Fund

  • USD #483

Dan & Chris Fankhauser Fund

  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA

Dorothy M. and Louise Wampler - Finney County Public Library Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Ellen H. Oswalt Fund

  • Finney County Public Library

Garden City Family YMCA Fund

  • Garden City Family YMCA

Jeanne B. Corley Hospice Fund

  • St. Catherine Hospital Hospice

KHF Leadership Garden City Fund

Lawrence F. Zant and Marjorie R. Williams Memorial Fund

  • Finney County Humane Society

Mary Lou Spanier Fund

Pat & Gene LeClerc Fund

  • Garden City Presbyterian Church
  • Women of Purpose

Patsy Ruddick Memorial Fund

  • Finney County Historical Society

  • Garden City Community College Endowment Association

  • First United Methodist Church

  • Emmaus House

  • Finney County Public Library

Robert Whippo Memorial Fund

  • High Plains Public Radio

Women of Purpose Fund

  • Great Plains MakerSpace

Field of Interest Fund Grants ($670)

Carl & Carolyn Myers Fund

  • Genesis Family Health

Unruh Family Fund

  • ABC Pregnancy Care Center

* Multiple Field of Interest Funds assist with the quarterly Community Grants which are included in the totals above, those funds are:

  • Kansas Health Foundation Public Health Fund

  • Dr. Max & Charlene Teare Fund for Health and Human Services

  • WKCF Public Health Fund

  • Lee and Joyce Stapleton Fund for Children's Programs

  • Our Children, Our Future Fund for Children's Programs

  • GC Sunrisers Kiwanas Fund for Education 

  • Orville & Pauline Patterson Fund for Education

  • Ralph & Marilyn Germann Fund for Education

  • Kansas Health Foundation - Children's Fund

Scholarship Funds ($24,740)

Anne Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Kynzi Soukup

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship Fund

  • Marcus Tula
  • Meghan Espinosa
  • Kade Brennaman
  • Alexis Powell
  • Elizabeth Guymon

Bud Ward Family Scholarship Fund

  • Tad Holm

Charles Helfrich Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Allie Vanderree

Chase Mitchel Webber Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Chloe Simmons

Duane Nichols Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Taylor Sleep
  • Traevon Alford
  • Christopher Nemechek
  • Gavin Stika

Erdene Corley Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association

Garden City Wrestling Alumni Scholarship Fund

  • Kaj Perez

Jan McLeland Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Clarissa Najera

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship #1

  • Megan Burrows

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship #2 - Continuing Education

  • Kaitlynn Hammond

K.O. & Ruth Powell Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association

Tanner Dean Born Memorial Fund

  • Steven Crain

Non-Permanent Fund Grants ($371,382.22)

Buffalo Living Legacy 

  • USD 457, Garden City Public Schools

Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC Scholarship Fund

  • Kaden Classen
  • Javier Mendoza
  • Hayden Martinez
  • Bansi Patel
  • McKenzi Crossman

D & L Hewes Scholarship Fund

  • Josh Neuschafer
  • Jeremy Berg

Earl & Dora Fry Fund

  • University of Kansas Endowment Assoc.

Early Childhood Development Fund

  • Russel Child Development Center

Eatinger Family Fund

  • Kearny County Community Foundation

GC Catholic Schools Alumni & Friends Association Fund

GC Downtown Vision Fund

  • Garden City Downtown Vision

Garden City High School Non-Permanent Fund

Garden City Public Schools Foundation, Non-Permanent Fund

  • USD #457, Garden City Public Schools

Fry Family Trust Fund

  • Santa Fe Trail Council - Boy Scouts of America

Horace Good Middle School Alumni Scholarship Fund

  • Luz Labra
  • Raegan Linenberger
  • Brittney Ellerman
  • Elizabeth Guymon

Law Enforcement Explorers Program Fund

  • Garden City Police Department

Cecil & Frances O'Brate Non-Permanent / Scholarship Fund

  • TFI Family Services

O'Brate Scholarships

  • Blair Rockhold
  • Jack Koehn
  • Rheann Rodenbur
  • Zachary Barrie
  • Cesar Estrada
  • Prisma Rojas
  • Kaylee Simon
  • Mikel Osborne
  • Jenalyn Weimer
  • David Varela

Ron Peek Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Lauren Evans
  • Traci Martinez
  • Lincoln Biera

Early Child Development Fund

  • Russell Child Development Center

Women of Purpose Non-Permanent Fund

  • Community Congregational Church
  • First Assembly of God
  • Great Plains MakerSpace
  • ABC Pregnancy Care Center
  • Oasis Of Peace
  • Stevens County Health Department
  • Emmaus House

Total Affiliate Grants ($34,017.99)

Wichita County Community Foundation ($34,017.99)

Community Grant Awards ($4,839)

  • USD #467 Wichita County Schools
  • Wichita County Park & Rec
  • Wichita County Municipal Golf Course
  • Wichita County Health Center
  • Wichita County Library

Donor Advised Funds ($350)

Al Droste Memorial Fund

Community First Fund

 Happy One of Leoti Fund

  • USD #467 - Wichita County Schools

Designated Funds ($8,740)

City of Leoti Fund

  • City of Leoti

Herndon Trust #1 Fund

  • Christ Covenant Youth - GAP

Joann's Fund

  • USD #467, Wichita County Schools

Wichita County 4-H & Fair Fund

  •  Wichita County 4-H Council

Wichita County Economic Development Fund

  • Wichita County Economic Development, Inc.

Wichita County Health Center Fund

  • Wichita County Health Center

Wichita County Municipal Golf Course

  • Wichita County Muncipal Golf Course

Agency Funds ($)

Unrestricted Funds ($70)

WCCF Unrestricted Permanent Fund

  • Katherine Gamble-Florez-Bailey

Field of Interest Fund ($4,069)

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

  • Wichita County Health Center
  • Wichita County AIM

KHF Wichita County Health Fund

  • Wichita County Park & Rec

Whole Health Fund

  • USD #467 - Wichita County Schools
  • Wichita County Park & Rec

Scholarship Funds ($930)

Herndon Trust #2 Scholarship Fund

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

  • Summer Smades

WCCF Scholarship Fund

  • Katherine Gamble-Florez-Bailey

Non-Permanent Funds ($15,019.99)

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

  • Wichita County AIM

Tyler M. Graff Memorial Park Fund

  • Wichita County Park & Rec

WCCF Non-Permanent Operating Fund

Wichita County Track Fund

(Page updated on 1/30/19)



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