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

Community foundation awards scholarships

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. Mikayla Breneman, Katlin Brummer and Aubry Donley, 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 $870 scholarship, and Aundrea Haberer,[...]

Community foundation awards over $70,000 in grants

The Post Rock Community Foundation recently awarded over $70,000 in spring grants to area nonprofits. Grants were funded through the foundation’s Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and the Post Rock Community Action Fund. The following organizations received funding: Sylvan Senior Center, $18,000 to renovate Farmer’s Elevator as a new space for the senior center. USD 298 Lincoln, $15,260 to purchase lighting and a sound system for the LES stage and gym. Bethany Church of Lincoln County, $15,000 to help put a new roof on the church. USD 299, $13,380 to purchase a new steam table for the elementary school kitchen. Vesper Community Center, $3,000 to[...]