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

Apply now for fall grants

The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Monday, October 1, 2018. Over $70,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Ottawa County. Funding includes $50,000 from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, $9,973 from the Ottawa County Community Impact Fund, and $10,514 from the Ottawa County Public Health Fund. Grants will be awarded through a competitive application process to charitable community improvement projects that address the present and future needs the community, including education, health care, public health, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community[...]

Ottawa County Community Foundation awards over $121,000 in spring grants

  The Ottawa County Community Foundation recently awarded over $121,000 in spring grants to area nonprofits. Grants were funded through the foundation’s Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, the Ottawa County Impact Fund, Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Ottawa County, the Ottawa County Public Health Fund and the Tescott Community Fund. The following organizations received grants: City of Delphos, $25,000 to launch a multi-phase, multi-year project to restore and adapt the existing Delphos City Auditorium into a community center. Ottawa County Fire District #4/Bennington Fire, $14,331 for 10 new sets of personal protective equipment for volunteer fire fighters. City of Minneapolis/Minneapolis Golf[...]