Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund for Rawlins County
To date, Rawlins County is one of 26 counties in northwest Kansas that has been awarded 14 rounds of $50,000 grants from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, with 12 of those county funds established through the Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation. This grant fund was established in March 2015 to allow qualifying 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations; or educational, governmental or religious institutes per IRS, to apply for funding assistance for projects intended for Rawlins County benefit. Qualifying entities may apply online; grants are awarded through a competitive application process. The Hansen Foundation has guaranteed additional rounds of funding to continue through 2025, providing continual county-wide participation in the Rawlins County Strategic Doing Initiative, but this funding will adjust to $25,000 increments as of April 2022. For criteria and application information, click here.
Click HERE to see a list of all grants awarded from January 2017 to April 2019.