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2016 Grants for Greater Manhattan Recipients

Organization Name Project Title Granted
Adult Learning Center, USD 383 Partners in Literacy and Adult Education: A collaboration among Riley County Jail, Adult Education USD 383 and Community Volunteers $5,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan Leadership & Mentoring: Partnership with College Students $2,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan Summer Scholarships for Youth $5,000.00
Civil Air Patrol Implementation of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Aerospace Education Excellence (AEX) activity booklet: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) $2,500.00
Crisis Center, Inc. Riley County Police Response Advocate Program $8,500.00
Downtown Farmers' Market of Manhattan, Inc. Market Match for SNAP (Food stamps), Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) benefits and other low income persons. $5,000.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Emergency Food Program $6,750.00
Flinthills EAA Chapter 1364 Youth Aviation Education $8,400.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps $5,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp and Extensions Expansion Project $7,500.00
Flint Hills Volunteer Center, Inc. Schools of Hope $4,000.00
Flint Hills Wisdom Keepers Foundation Flint Hills Wisdom Keepers (FHWK) Gathering 2016 $750.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Konza Prairie Summer Teachers' Workshop $1,500.00
Friends of Tuttle Creek State Park O. K. Kids Day $750.00
Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri Outdoor Adventure & Learning Program at Camp Daisy Hindman in Dover, KS for girls from Riley & Geary Counties $3,310.00
I.C.A.R.E. Meet, Greet, & Serve Innovative Intergenerational Program $440.00
KSU Golf Course Management & Research The First Tee Manhattan - Teaching Aids & Supplies $2,000.00
Little Apple Youth Soccer Club, Inc. Free Play Soccer Saturdays $1,150.00
Manhattan Arts Center, Inc. Arts education programs for all ages. $1,500.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. MESI Camera Installation and Re-Positioning $1,750.00
Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading $1,000.00
Manhattan Retirement Foundation, Inc. Memory Program Presentation & Expo $3,335.00
Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp $3,750.00
Midwest Educational Center, Inc. Think Big and Exploring your Roots $4,000.00
Panther Power Club STEAMing Across Kansas $4,350.00
Riley County Community Corrections Adult Services $3,000.00
Riley County Council of Social Service Agencies Everybody Counts $500.00
Riley County EMS Provide child safety seats to low income parents and families. $1,200.00
Riley County Humane Society Riley County Heartworm Disease Initiative $2,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing Prescription medications assistance $4,400.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Child Abuse Outreach $3,000.00
TFI Family Services, Inc. Family Engagement Foster Care Retreat Support $2,100.00
UFM Community Learning Center Project EXCELL (Extended College Education for Lifelong Learning) $2,700.00

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