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.

Recent News

Post Rock Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

The Post Rock Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Monday, October 1, 2018. Over $59,000 in grants are available within the Post Rock service area, which includes all communities served by USD 298 and 299. Funding includes $50,000 from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund; $4,198 from the Post Rock Community Action Fund; $4,476 from the Post Rock Healthy Living Fund/Kansas Health Foundation Fund; and $924 from the Sylvan Area Fund. Grants will be awarded through a competitive application process to charitable community improvement projects that address the present and future needs the[...]

Community foundation awards over $60,000 in grants

The Post Rock Community Foundation recently awarded over $60,000 in spring grants to area nonprofits. Grants were funded through the foundation’s Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, the Post Rock Healthy Living Fund and the Kansas Health Foundation Fund. The following organizations received funding: Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation, $13,000 to develop a countywide master plan focused on increasing healthy lifestyle opportunities for residents. Lincoln County Rescue Squad, $13,000 to replace outdated equipment. Lincoln County/Sylvan Grove Rural Fire District, $12,000 to upgrade bunker gear for firefighters. USD 299, $6,000 to update equipment used by the visual communication class, which includes screen[...]