October 19, 2018
July 31, 2018
On June 22, the Western Kansas Community Foundation hosted its annual scholarship reception to honor both scholarship recipients, and the donors from whose funds the scholarships are awarded. In total, the Foundation awarded 42 students with scholarships from 16 different scholarship funds. In addition, the Foundation makes distributions to Garden City Community College Endowment Association from four other funds for the purpose of providing scholarships. In total, scholarship awards and distributions to provide scholarships for the 2018/2019 school year will amount to over $109,000.
July 20, 2018
Earlier this year, the WKCF received a $1.8M legacy gift, the largest in its 22-year history. A portion of the gift is allocated to provide permanent support for high school students in Grant County. The Anna and May Rosel Scholarship Fund, now established within the Western Kansas Community Foundation, will help educate young people for generations to come.