Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds allow donors to designate a specific cause or geographic area for grant making without having to name a specific organization. Grants are made through an application process administered by the Foundation and/or with a special advisory group with expertise in the field of interest.

Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund*
This fund was established by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to fund grants in the Post Rock area that address community beautification, environment, health & human service and inter-generational projects/programs.

Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Post Rock
This fund was established with matching dollars from the  Kansas Health Foundation’s GROW II program. It serves the same purpose of the  Post Rock Healthy Living Fund and promotes the health and well-being of individuals  and communities in the Post Rock area through encouragement of healthy lifestyles,  behaviors and environments.

Post Rock Healthy Living Fund
To promote the health and well-being of individuals and communities in the Post Rock/Lincoln County area through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.

Sylvan Area Fund
To support USD 299 and the economic growth and development within the boundaries of USD 299.

Wilson-Langley Fund for Luray
To support further education of Luray, KS area students in the form of a student scholarship.  If there are no qualified scholarship applicants, then the grants will be made to support charitable projects in the Luray, KS area.

*Pass-through non-endowed fund.

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Building Community Vitality @ Fly Boy Brewery & Eats
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Building Community Vitality @ Fly Boy Brewery & Eats
  All are welcome to join us for an evening of dinner, community building, and recognition of Post Rock Community Foundation grant recipients! Please RSVP by July 5th to 785-381-7002.  There is no cost to[...]

Recent News

Scholarship recipients announced

The Post Rock Community Foundation has awarded over $4,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The Lincoln High School Alumni Association Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Lincoln High School. Dylan Babcock, Colin Obermueller and Brianna-Marie Wilson, all of Lincoln, each received a $1,000 scholarship. The Wilson-Langley Fund for Luray Academic Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors or graduates who are residents of Luray, or the rural areas of Amherst, Luray, Valley or Waldo Townships, and are attending a Kansas university, college, vocational or technical school. Rudolph (R.J.) Haberer, Luray, received a $585 scholarship, and[...]

Free Webinar: Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding

When communities are considering a large project such as a new community building or a new swimming pool, project planners may wonder where to go for funding. In Northwest Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation immediately comes to mind, but there are many other sources to consider for project support. Plus, grant applications to any funder are stronger when multiple funding sources are included. Learn more about alternative funding options during a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. “Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding” will be presented by Carol Sloper, grants coordinator for the Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation.[...]