Hillsboro Community Foundation Seeking 2020 Grant Applications

The Hillsboro Community Foundation is accepting applications for grant funds to be distributed in 2020. Area charities are invited to apply for up to $20,000. The Hillsboro Impact Fund has approximately $10,000 available for supporting charitable project/programs that benefit those in the Hillsboro community. Two health funds have approximately $8,000 to help support local health issues and children’s health care in and around the Hillsboro community. The Hillsboro Community Foundation Arts Fund has around $2,000 available for local art initiatives that enrich the community.

Organizations may apply that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) and serve Hillsboro and surrounding communities. Applications must be completed online at centralkansascf.org under the apply tab. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. January 8, 2020.

Grants will be announced and awarded at the Hillsboro/Halstead high school basketball game on February 11.

The Hillsboro Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation, was established to promote and facilitate charitable giving in support of projects/programs that enhance the quality of life in Hillsboro, Kansas. Successful applications assist the foundation in fulfilling its mission.

For mor information about non-profit funding opportunities, contact HCF director Virginia Martens at 620-947-0170 or by email at director@hcfoundationks.org.

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About Hillsboro Community Foundation. Hillsboro Community Foundation was formed in early 2004 with 7 board members. It was announced at a special meeting of community leaders on May 3, 2004. The Hillsboro Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate

charitable giving in support of projects and programs that enhance the quality of life in the USD 410 community. Since the formation of the Hillsboro Community Foundation $460,063.85 has been given back to the community through grants and scholarships.

About the Central Kansas Community Foundation

Our mission: Building Stronger Communities through Charitable Giving. Our vision is being the leader in philanthropy in the communities we serve, connecting donors with meaningful programs and causes, strengthening charitable organizations, providing leadership on local and regional issues, and building permanent community resources. Together We Can Accomplish Great Things!

Virginia Martens, Director
Hillsboro Community Foundation
director@hcfoundationks.org
620-947-0170

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