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 accepting grant applications

Post Rock Community Foundation accepting grant applications SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— The Post Rock Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open August 1 and are due October 1, 2020. Recently, with the support from a Post Rock Community Foundation grant, the Hunter Economic Development Corporation was able to purchase a community sign. The new sign is located at the corner of Highway 181, 1st Street and Main Street for maximum visibility. "The community sign has become a focal point of Main Street, in Hunter, Kansas. The sign has allowed us to reach and be a small part of everyone in town and the outside communities lives. People ask me almost every day[...]

Community foundation awards scholarships

Marissa WintersCarson WalterMacy WintersAundrea Haberer Community foundation awards scholarships SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— 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. Carson Walter, Macy Winters and Marissa Winters, all of Lincoln, each received a $1,000 scholarship.The Wilson-Langley Fund for Luray Student 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. Aundrea Haberer, Luray, received a $1,414 scholarship. The foundation is home to[...]