The Halstead Community Foundation (HCF), an affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation, began accepting applications for its 2018 Grant cycle on May 1st. All 501 (c) (3) charitable organizations serving the community of Halstead are encouraged to apply. The purpose of these grants is to invest in local service and community project/programs that focus on the enhancement of the Halstead community.
Director of HCF, Jalayna Carmichael stated that “due to the tremendous support of the community and the growth that we saw at the end of 2017 we are looking forward to a great grant cycle! We have a significantly larger amount to give out this year versus last, and as we continue to grow, so will our grant capabilities!”
The 2018 Halstead Community Foundation Grant cycle aims to support organizations with project/programs that directly impact the community of Halstead. The project/program should be designed to meet a need or enhance Halstead. Approximately $10,000 in grant monies are available for distribution this year through the Halstead Community Foundation Grant cycle:
- The Halstead Impact Fund has approximately $5,620 available for the purpose of supporting charitable project/programs that benefit those in the Halstead
- The Kansas Health Foundation Fund-Halstead has approximately $4,380 to underwrite solutions to local health issues and for the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of individuals and their communities through the encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors, and environments.
Applications are available for electronic submission at www.centralkansascf.org. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Grants will be awarded at the 2018 Halstead Old Settlers Celebration.
For more information, please contact JaLayna Carmichael, HCF Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 316-680-6271; or Brenda Sooter, CKCF Program Officer – Grants, at Brendasooter@centralkansascf.org or 316-283-5474.