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GBCF accepting community grant applications

Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF) invites proposals for its upcoming competitive grant cycle focused on building the community around us. These funds support a wide-variety of needs in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford County that serve the community at large including but not limited to: quality of life improvements; arts and culture; enhancing community destination points; charitable economic opportunity; planning and development. Community projects can leverage grants and/or funds received from other resources with the Spring Community Building Grant from GBCF for greater community impact.

Applications now are being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, government entities, and other charitable organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties.  

Applications are available online by clicking receive, and then grants on the foundation website at Grant guidelines also are posted on the website.

For questions about grants, contact Teresa Mazouch, program officer, at 620-792-3000 or email  

Applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, March 31. Grants will be awarded by the end of May.