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  • Community Foundation welcomes new Director

    The Ottawa County Community Foundation is pleased to announce Meagan Nuessen as the new Executive Director of the Foundation.

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  • Match Month Results!

    Ottawa County Community Foundation is celebrating a successful Match Month in March 2024. Gifts were made to the Ottawa County Impact Fund, an unrestricted community grant fund which addresses present and future needs of Ottawa County. Total donations during the month were $75,334.85. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation matched gifts up to $50,000 by 200% while the Patterson Family Foundation matched up to $70,000 by 100%. This created a total community impact of $245,334.85!!

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  • Community Foundation awards $69,000 in spring grants

    MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Ottawa County Community Foundation awarded over $69,000 to 19 projects throughout Ottawa County.

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  • Grants Available

    Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

    MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.—The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open February 1 and are due Monday, April 1, 2024.

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  • Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

    MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.— The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2024-2025 school year to the John and Oliver Cornellisson Scholarship Fund.

    Students may also be eligible for other scholarship funds held at our host Foundation, the Greater Salina Community Foundation and its other regional affiliates. Applications due February 15!

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