2018

Total WKCF Grants for 2018 - $594,655.31

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 ($)

Christmas Grants ($)

Match Day Grants ($)

Donor Advised Fund Grants ($256,239.94)

Finney County Farm Bureau Association - Donor Advised Fund

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 ($101,128)

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

  • Living Water Ranch, Inc.

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 ($13,110)

Anne Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship Fund

  • Marcus Tula

Bud Ward Family Scholarship Fund

Charles Helfrich Memorial Scholarship Fund

Chase Mitchel Webber Memorial Scholarship Fund

Duane Nichols Memorial Scholarship Fund

Erdene Corley Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association

Garden City Wrestling Alumni Scholarship Fund

Jan McLeland Memorial Scholarship Fund

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship #1

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship #2 - Continuing Education

K.O. & Ruth Powell Scholarship Fund

  • Garden City Community College - Endowment Association

Non-Permanent Fund Grants ($137,829.14)

Buffalo Living Legacy 

  • USD 457, Garden City Public Schools

Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC Scholarship Fund

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

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

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

O'Brate Scholarships

Ron Peek Memorial Scholarship Fund

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

Total Affiliate Grants ($8,740)

Wichita County Community Foundation ($8,740)

Community Grant Awards ($)

Donor Advised Funds ($)

Al Droste Memorial Fund

Community First Fund

 Happy One of Leoti Fund

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 ($)

Field of Interest Fund ($)

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

Scholarship Funds ($)

Herndon Trust #2 Scholarship Fund

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

WCCF Scholarship Fund

Non-Permanent Funds ($)

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

Tyler M. Graff Memorial Park Fund

WCCF Non-Permanent Operating Fund

Wichita County Track Fund

(Page updated on 5/29/18)



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