2019

Total WKCF Grants for 2019 - $531,009.30

1st Cycle (March) Grants ($44,546)

  • Great Plains MakerSpace
  • Compass Behavioral Health
  • Lakin USD #215
  • Friends of Grant County Library
  • Dudley Township Library
  • Finney County United Way
  • Jana's Campaign
  • City of Leoti
  • Quilts of Valor
  • Lane County Economic Development
  • Great Plains Development
  • Tumbleweed Festival
  • Kansas Children's Service League
  • Satanta Area Arts Council
  • Smokey Hills Public Television
  • Garden City Arts
  • Finney County 4-H
  • Community Daycare
  • Rotary Club of Sublette
  • St. Catherine Hospital Development Foundation
  • Mosaic
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Finney County
  • City of Liberal

2nd Cycle (July) Grants ($)

3rd Cycle (November) Grants ($)

Christmas Grants ($)

Match Day Grants ($)

Donor Advised Fund Grants ($162,853.94)

Clifford Family Fund

  • Garden City High School

Finney County Farm Bureau Association - Donor Advised Fund

  • Finney County 4-H Extension
  • Leave a Legacy Foundation

Ed & Nelda Lewis Fund

Eltrude Elliot Hall Fund

  • Dudley Township Library

Erdene Corley Fund

  • The distribution from this fund was directed to the pool of funds used for the Foundation's Community Grants, and is represented in the cycle grant totals above.

Esther & Webb Smith-Bennett Fund

Gary & Carolyn Salyer Fund

  • Finney County Humane Society

Gerald & Phyllis Greene Fund

  • Kansas State University

Henry & Nellie Hall Fund

  • Garden City Presbyterian Church

  • Garden City Community College Endowment Association

  • Garden City Family YMCA

  • Spirit of the Plains, CASA

  • Finney County Historical Society

Herman & Marjorie Cooper Fund

  • Oasis of Peace Center

James & Christina Becker Fund

  • Meals on Wheels

Kent & Carol Nanninga Fund

  • St. Dominic School

  • Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo

  • Finney County Humane Society

  • Meals on Wheels

Lee Construction Fund

  • Genesis Family Health

Luther & Ardis Fry Donor Advised Fund

  • High Plains Public Radio

  • Lee Richardson Zoo

  • Stauth Memorial Museum

Matha Sherman Fund

Mildred Henselman Fund

  • 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

  • Garden City Community College Endowment Association

  • Salvation Army

  • Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

Phil & Sheryl Dick Fund

  •  Oasis of Peace Center

Tony Englert Memorial Fund

  • National Alliance of Mental Illness Kansas
  • Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association

Agency Fund Grants ($11,640)

Builders of Hope Fund

Emmaus House Fund

  • Emmaus House

Finney County Community Health Coalition Fund

Finney County Historical Society Fund

Finney County Humane Society Fund

  • Finney County Humane Society

Finney County Public Library Fund

  • Finney County Public Libraru

Finney County United Way Fund

Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo Fund 

Garden City Arts Fund

  • .Garden City Arts

Garden City Public Schools Permanent Fund

  • Garden City Public Schools

High Plains Public Radio

Leadership Garden City Fund

  • Leadership Garden City

Miles of Smiles

Russell Child Development Center Fund

  • Russell Child Development Center

Satanta Lions Club Fund

  • Satanta Lions Club

Sublette Public School Fund

  • Sublette Public Schools Foundation

Designated Fund Grants ($58,790)

Anne Dew Brown Fund

  • Wasatch Academy

  • Lewis & Clark College

  • Earlham College

  • Friends Academy

  • First Presbyterian Church

  • Western Kansas Community Foundation

Benincasa House Fund

  • Benincasa

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center Fund

  • Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center

Cecil & Frances O'Brate Fund

  • Garden City Community College

Carl & Willynda Holmes Fund

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

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

Field of Interest Fund Grants ($)

Carl & Carolyn Myers Fund

Unruh Family Fund

* 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 ($2,420)

Anne Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship Fund

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 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

Tanner Dean Born Memorial Fund

Non-Permanent Fund Grants ($234,815.36)

Buffalo Living Legacy 

Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC Scholarship Fund

D & L Hewes Scholarship Fund

  • Anna Teichroeb

Earl & Dora Fry Fund

  • University of Kansas Endowment Association

Eatinger Family Fund

  • Kearny County Hospital

GC Catholic Schools Alumni & Friends Association Fund

Garden City High School Non-Permanent Fund

  • Unified School District #457

Garden City Public Schools Foundation, Non-Permanent Fund

Fry Family Trust Fund

Horace Good Middle School Alumni Scholarship Fund

Law Enforcement Explorers Program Fund

  • City of Garden City

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

O'Brate Scholarships

Ron Peek Memorial Scholarship Fund

Women of Purpose Non-Permanent Fund

  • Leave a Legacy Foundation
  • Community Congregational Church
  • Garden City Community College
  • Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland
  • Russell Child Development Foundaiton

Total Affiliate Grants ($15,944)

Wichita County Community Foundation ($15,944)

Community Grant Awards ($)

Donor Advised Funds ($300)

Al Droste Memorial Fund

  • Wichita County Community Foudation

Community First Fund

 Happy One of Leoti Fund

Designated Funds ($4,880)

City of Leoti Fund

  • City of Leoti

Herndon Trust #1 Fund

  • Christ Covenant Youth - GAP

Joann's Fund

Wichita County 4-H & Fair Fund

Wichita County Economic Development Fund

  • Wichita County Economic Development

Wichita County Health Center Fund

  • Wichita County Health Center

Wichita County Municipal Golf Course

  • Wichita County Municipal Golf Course

Agency Funds ($)

Unrestricted Funds ($)

WCCF Unrestricted Permanent Fund

Field of Interest Fund ($)

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

KHF Wichita County Health Fund

Whole Health Fund

Scholarship Funds ($)

Herndon Trust #2 Scholarship Fund

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

WCCF Scholarship Fund

Non-Permanent Funds ($10,764)

Heart Strings to Purse Strings Fund

Tyler M. Graff Memorial Park Fund

WCCF Non-Permanent Operating Fund

  • City of Leoti

Wichita County Track Fund

(Page updated on 6/24/19)



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