You may contribute to an existing fund at the Hillsboro Community Foundation. Below is a list of currently established funds — or create your own fund.

  • Clariece and Dean Schroeder Endowed Fund for Scout House Maintenance — The Scout House is home to local scouting programs and is used in the community for receptions, reunions, and public meetings. This fund will provide for ongoing maintenance of this attractive log structure.
  • C.M. Sextro Memorial Math Scholarship Fund — Each year funds are awarded to qualifying HHS graduates who have indicated a desire to further their education with a curriculum involving higher mathematics.
  • David F Wiebe Memorial Fund for the Hillsboro Pioneer Adobe House and Museum — Established in 2012, the purpose of the fund is to ensure the future of the Hillsboro Pioneer Adobe House and Museum and to preserve the history of the Mennonite culture.
  • Drew Cederberg Memorial Legacy Fund — This fund is established to preserve the legacy for Drew Cederberg who had a love for music and enjoyed working on automobiles.
  • Earl Wineinger Memorial Scholarship Fund — This fund was created to honor the memory of Earl Wineinger, who taught vocational education and served as a FFA advisor in Marion County.  The fund will provide annual scholarships to support graduate of Marion County High Schools. Preference may be given to students expressing an interest in majoring in vocational education.
  • Hillsboro Area Arts Endowment Fund — Established to promote and enrich our community thru various expressions of the arts.
  • Hillsboro Community Development Fund — The fund was established in 2014.  Purpose of the fund is to create a public charitable field of interest fund that will enrich the well-being of the citizens of Hillsboro and provide general support for Hillsboro community projects that enhance quality of life and create a strong business climate.
  • Hillsboro Community Foundation Operating Endowment Fund — Earnings support operational and promotional expenses of HCF to assure stability for service to future generations.
  • Hillsboro High School Citizenship Award Fund — Established so each year funds from this endowment will be used exclusively for the HHS Citizenship Award Program which is based on the criteria established by the Kansas State High School Activities Assn.
  • Hillsboro Impact Fund — An undesignated endowment fund established to enhance the quality of life for all residents of the Hillsboro area. Grants are distributed annually to deserving community groups through an application and selection process.
  • Hillsboro Kiwanis Opportunity Fund — This fund supports charitable activities in Hillsboro and surrounding communities and is designed to enhance the quality of life in Hillsboro, KS.
  • Hillsboro Senior Center Endowment — Earnings will provide support of ongoing programming and facilities of the local senior center.
  • Jerry L Dalke Memorial Youth Award Fund for Hillsboro High School — The fund was created to honor the memory of Jerry L Dalke.  The annual distribution will be given to a Hillsboro High school senior who has attended Hillsboro High School for four years. Preference may be given to students in vocational education with an interest in automotive education.
  • John A. and Harriet Kizler Wiebe Fund for Hillsboro High School — Designated gift for HHS.
  • Joyce A. Barkman Charitable Family Fund — This fund was established by Joyce A Barkman and will be used for charitable gifts to the community and surrounding area.
  • Kansas Health Foundation Fund — This fund will underwrite solutions to local health issues and for the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of individuals and their communities through the encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.
  • Lehigh Parks Endowment — Established in 2008 with funds from the sale of Lehigh Senior Center. Endowment earnings will be used to enhance public areas in and around Lehigh.
  • Marga Ebel Health Fund — An estate gift designated for the health and welfare of the children in the community.
  • Marion County 4-H Endowment Fund — This fund was established in 2014 for the ongoing support of Marion County 4-H activities, including education, citizenship and leadership development and other projects.
  • Museum Advisory Board-Bartel House Fund — The Fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes related to the service of the following charitable organization: The Museum Advisory Board, a division of the City of Hillsboro, for purposes of Bartel House, a historic home of the region.
  • Rod’s Tire and Service & Firestone Agricultural Solutions/North America Division Scholarship Fund — Funds will be awarded to graduating seniors or non-traditional students of any Marion County High School.  The scholarship will be based primarily on financial need and evidence of potential success in college.
  • USD 410 Early Childhood Education Fund — Created to support the mission of early childhood education: to enhance readiness for children from birth to age 5; to help all children read on grade level by age 7; to improve the quality of life through enriched parenting practices, early screening and quality care and to provide economic benefit because of healthier children and families.

 

Create Your Own Endowment Fund — Can be established with as little as $1,000 per year to fund projects that are meaningful to you.