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Gifts to the community foundation are worth more in March

MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.—The Ottawa County Community Foundation could earn additional dollars for the charitable grants in the community through a county-wide Match Month gift campaign. Throughout the month of 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. Every […]

Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

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 Thursday, April 1, 2021.   This year, over $58,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Ottawa County. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one […]

Community foundation accepting scholarship applications

MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.— The Ottawa County Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year. One scholarship is available:   John and Olive L. Cornellisson Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates of USD 239 or USD 240 who are pursuing further education in the areas of agriculture or vocational training. All […]

Ottawa County Community Foundation awards $38,000 in fall grants

Ottawa County Community Foundation awards $38,000 in fall grants MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Ottawa County Community Foundation awarded $38,000 to three projects throughout Ottawa County. The following organizations received funding: USD 239, $27,600 to purchase material and supplies needed to open a student-led coffee shop. VFW Post 3201, $8,900 to complete […]

Community foundation accepting fall grant applications

Community foundation accepting fall grant applications MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.—The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open August 1 and are due October 1, 2020. Recently, with a grant funded by the Ottawa County Community Foundation, the Minneapolis Recreation Commission was able to undergo a massive renovation of Rupert Baseball Field. […]