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Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF) Grant

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible
Areas to Enhance the Quality of Life of Local Residents

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Central Kansas Community Foundation (CKCF) - Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF)

Deadline Date:

01/08/21 5:00 PM


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Grants to Kansas nonprofit organizations in eligible areas, including educational institutions, churches, cities, and counties, for programs and projects that enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for programs in the focus areas of community benefit, health, and arts. Funding requests must serve or enhance the Hillsboro community.

Proposals that demonstrate the following will be given priority for funding:

  • Need: Programs, where there is an evident need and the organization is in a key position to meet that need.
  • Feasibility: Programs that present a well-thought-out strategy for achieving goals with a cost-effective budget.
  • Collaboration: Programs that utilize resources to optimize the shared goals of multiple organizations.
  • Effective Organizations: Programs that expand or improve the services of established organizations.
  • Outcomes Measurement: Programs with reasonable and effective measurement or evaluation tools to demonstrate impact of outcomes.
  • Innovation: Programs that represent new and promising approaches to unmet community needs.

Fund Types:

  • The Hillsboro Impact Fund has approximately $10,000 available for the purpose of supporting charitable projects/programs that benefit those in the Hillsboro community. 
  • The Kansas Health Foundation Fund-Hillsboro has approximately $5,000 to underwrite solutions to local health issues and for the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of individuals and their communities through the encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors, and environments.
  • The Hillsboro Community Foundation Arts Fund has approximately $2,000 available to support local art initiatives that enrich the community.  
  • The Marga Ebel Health Fund supports children’s health care in and around the Hillsboro community and has approximately $4,000 available.  

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178079

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Hillsboro Community Foundation will award one grant at $5,000. The remaining grants will be awarded at $2,500 or less.

Term of Contract:

The project/program cannot occur until after grants are estimated to be made (February 2021). The project/program must be completed by November 12, 2021, unless additional considerations are shared prior to the completion of the project/program.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for this opportunity, your organization must meet the following requirements:
- Possess a 501(c)(3) status under the Internal Revenue Service code, be exempt under statute (i.e. educational institution, church, a city or county), or be formally linked to an organization with such designation
- Management should be in the hands of reliable, ethical, and experienced personnel.

Applicants must have completed a follow-up report if the organization was funded in the previous year.

Pre-Application Information:

The grant application must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Friday, January 8, 2021.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Direct questions to:
Virginia Martens, Director

Hillsboro Community Foundation
P.O. Box 273
Hillsboro, Kansas 67063

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas: Hillsboro

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