Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed a competitive grant cycle and awarded $21,331.00 to charitable organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. The July 2014 competitive grant recipients are:
Grants made possible through the Kansas Health Foundation Youth Fund
$799.00 USD 495 Fort Larned to purchase an otoacoustic emission hearing, screening machine.
$1,778.00 Barton County Extension Service for a fruit orchard located inside Great Bend Zoo.
$200.00 Big Brothers Big Sisters for games, toys, books, and balls to develop the Bigs in Schools program.
$1,200.00 First United Methodist Church of Hoisington to support the GPS Kids Club, After School Program in developing a garden adventure.
$2,938.00 USD 349 Stafford to purchase a video recording drone and double telepresence robot.
$10,500.00 LaCrosse Lions Club to purchase a scoreboard for the baseball field.
Grants made possible through the Albert Gumbir Charitable Fund
$2,000.00 Community Food Bank of Barton County to support the work of the organization.
Grants made possible through the Amos Bayer Fund
$1,700.00 Lasting Life Ministries to purchase a washer and dryer for Central Kansas Dream Center.
Grants made possible through the Rush County Endowment Fund
$216.00 First Christian Church to support the summer grocery assistance program.
At $14.8 million in total assets and 152 endowment funds under management, the Golden Belt Community Foundation has been helping donors fulfill their charitable wishes since 1996. For more information about the Golden Belt Community Foundation, call (620) 792-3000 or see their website at www.goldenbeltcf.org.