Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds give donors the opportunity to provide educational support for students at any level of education. Donors may designate a particular field of study, a specific educational institution, and/or eligibility requirements.

Scholarship Fund Guidelines

Current Scholarship Funds

Currently, there are no established Scholarship Funds, however the Ottawa County Community Foundation supports student education through The Twin Valley Education Foundation Designated Fund. Student scholarships are awarded through the Twin Valley Education Foundation and are funded through the fund at OCCF. For more information about those scholarships, visit the Twin Valley Education Foundation website or contact them at 785-488-3325.

Ottawa County Students may also qualify for several grants held at the Greater Salina Community Foundation. Click here to learn more.

Questions? Contact Scholarship Coordinator, Jessica Fuller, at 785-823-1800 or jessicafuller@gscf.org.

Recent News

Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.β€”The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 1 and are due Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Over $70,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Ottawa County through the following funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.Ottawa County Community Impact Fund – available for projects that improve the quality of life for Ottawa County residents.Ottawa County Public Health Fund/Kansas Health Foundation Fund – available for projects that promote and encourage healthy lifestyles.Bennington Community[...]

March is Match Month!

Ottawa County could earn an additional $50,000 for charitable grants in the community through a county-wide gift matching campaign. In March, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation will match all public gifts to the Ottawa County Impact Fund at the Ottawa County Community Foundation, up to $50,000. Donations will be matched 150%. That means, $10 turns into $25, $500 turns into $1,250 and $1,000 turns into $2,500. If the $50,000 goal is met this year, the Ottawa County community will gain a total of $125,000! The community foundation will host a Match Month social event on Saturday, March 23, at the Blue Moon.[...]