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Post Rock Community Foundation Awards Fall Grants

Monday, November 5th, 2018

At the October meeting, PRCF’s Board awarded grants to several area non-profits.  Money was available from the Hansen Foundation, plus PRCF’s Community Action Fund (unrestricted), Healthy Living Fund, and Sylvan Area Fund. Seven grants were awarded to the following:

  • $9,725 to Bud Finch Theater in Lincoln for new awning and lighted sign
  • $5,000 to American Legion Post #359 in Sylvan for kitchen and window remodel
  • $2,000 to Lucas Arts and Humanities for rural outreach art projects for youth & adults
  • $1,158 to Post Rock Extension District for their Dining with Diabetes program
  • $10,000 to the Lincoln County Hospital for a Master Plan for Healthcare
  • $840 to USD #299 for Young AmeriTown of Kansas classroom economics program
  • $5,000 to City of Beverly to hire engineering help designing sidewalks for walking

The next grant cycle will open March 1 with a deadline of May 1.  Additional funds will be available from Hansen and the unrestricted fund. Board Chairman Sandy Labertew announced at the meeting that PRCF had recently received an anonymous donation of $10,000. Lincoln High School Scholarship Fund will receive $1,000 and PRCF’s Community Action Fund will receive the remainder. A special thanks to all who donate to the foundation.