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Grants to Kansas Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Locations to Benefit Children and Youth

Youth Impacting Community (YIC) Grant


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Geographic Focus
USA: Kansas: Greater Manhattan area

Important Dates
Deadline: 08/31/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $3,000 to Kansas nonprofit organizations and government entities in eligible locations for programs that serve local children and youth. Priority is given to projects that are designed, initiated, or implemented by youth or children. Projects must serve the greater Manhattan area.

Each year, Youth Impacting Community (YIC), a youth philanthropy board funded and supported by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, invites area nonprofit agencies to apply for grant funding. Projects that support the following will be given first preference:

  • Projects initiated by youth
  • Projects that will directly benefit children and youth
  • Projects designed by, implemented by or involving children or youth

Please include an outline of how the program will be offered and carried out in a safe manner.  Please include information about how the program will be different from previous years and the plans in place to make sure the program will be effective while ensuring that youth, staff, and volunteers are in a safe environment.  


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Any nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) status or a qualified government entity and serving the greater Manhattan area are welcome to apply.

Pre-Application Information
The Fall 2023 application period is now open. Applications will be accepted until 08/31/2023.

Estimated Size of Grant
The YIC grants are small grants and are typically between $300 and $3,000.

Contact Information
Apply online:

For questions, contact Edee Nichols at or call 785-587-8995.

Greater Manhattan Community Foundation
(785) 587-8995
555 Poyntz, Suite 269, Manhattan, KS 66502

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