Ottawa County Impact Fund

The Ottawa County Impact Fund is an unrestricted community grant fund created by individuals who have contributed money to the Foundation for charitable uses to address the present and future needs of Ottawa County. From this endowed fund, the Foundation Board annually determines community grants from a competitive grant application process. This fund is perfect for donors who wish to make an impact in their community, but do not have a specific cause in mind.

 

 

Recent News

Year-End Giving Guidelines

Here are some tips for completing your 2018 gifts to the Foundation before the end of the year. If you have any questions about year-end giving, contact Susan Weis, Director of Finance, at 785-823-1800 or susanweis@gscf.org. To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2018. Mail via U.S. Postal Service with a postmark on or before December 31. All checks should be mailed, shipped or hand delivered to: Ottawa County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 203, Minneapolis, KS 67467 Note: Checks that are mailed through the U.S. Postal service with a postmark and check date before[...]

Ottawa County Community Foundation awards over $51,000

  The Ottawa County Community Foundation recently awarded over $51,000 in fall grants to area nonprofits. Grants were funded through the foundation’s Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Ottawa County and the Ottawa County Public Health Fund. The following organizations received grants: Minneapolis Recreation Commission, $22,800 for improvements to the Minneapolis Recreation Commission Baseball Field Improvements, including a new scoreboard, realignment and cleaning of stadium lights, and installation of a backstop overhead extension. Golden Wheel Senior Center, $11,374 for upgrades to the facility’s commons area, including new vertical blinds, carpet, furniture, shelving and a flatscreen TV. USD[...]