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Grant History

2016 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Adult Learning Center, USD 383 Partners in Literacy and Adult Education $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) $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
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
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $107,695.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2016 


$107,695.00

2015 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Barnabas Movement, Inc. Cafe Barnabas Building Remodel $5,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan The Academy $5,000.00
Crisis Center, Inc. Police Response Advocate Program $8,550.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Emergency Food Program $9,000.00
Flint Hills Community Clinic Medication Assistance $10,000.00
Flint Hills EAA Chapter 1364 Youth Aviation Education $6,400.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps $5,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Afternoon Adventures Swimming Lessons $10,000.00
Flint Hills Volunteer Center, Inc. Schools of Hope $3,000.00
Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity Build 25 $5,000.00
Manhattan Area Housing Partnership Inc. Willow Ridge Apartments $5,000.00
Manhattan- Ogden USD 383 Head Start Summer Enrichment Program $7,280.00
Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading $1,000.00
Manhattan Royal Family Kid's Camp Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp $5,000.00
McCain Auditorium Performing Arts Experiences for Youth $1,000.00
Midwest Educational Center, Inc. Think Big Summer Enrichment Camp $4,500.00
Ogden Friendship House of Hope Food Pantry and emergency aid $5,000.00
Operation Homefront Back To School Brigade $5,240.00
Panther Power Club STEAMing Across Kansas $5,842.00
Riley County Community Corrections Adult Services $4,000.00
Riley County EMS Child safety seats $1,200.00
Riley County Humane Society Targeted Preventive Vet Care Assistance $2,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing, Inc. Prescription medications assistance $4,000.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Volunteer Retention Campaign $3,000.00
TFI Family Services, Inc. Project YES: Youth Enrichment Services $1,000.00
Three Rivers Inc. Community Leadership Academy $2,500.00
UFM Community Learning Center Project EXCELL $3,600.00
United Service Organizations (USO Fort Riley) USO Fort Riley No Dough Dinners $4,000.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $132,112.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2015 


$132,112.00

2014 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Manhattan Support to recruit more volunteers in the KSU Greek system to mentor youth. $2,500.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Inc. Purchase of bus equipped to transport handicapped children to ensure this population has access to the club. $7,500.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Support to provide perishable food items including milk, butter, and eggs to the agency's clients. $9,000.00
Flint Hills Community Clinic Improve the health outcomes of patients with diabetes by educating & engaging them in self-management, along with providing continued medical supervision & affordable and/or free medications & supplies. $10,000.00
Flint Hills EAA Chapter 1364 Support to purchase parts, materials, and contract labor to continue restoration of youth aviation education project airplane. $5,300.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camp Support for programs for teens 12-18 years old in state foster care system who have been abused, abandoned & neglected. $5,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Funding support for Afternoon Adventures - safe, structured opportunities every afternoon (swimming, gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, dance, and yoga). $5,555.00
Intergenerational Clearinghouse & Resource Education Center (I.C.A.R.E.) Support for "Meet, Greet, & Serve Innovative Intergenerational Program", to build youth & social development through relationships with older adults throughout the school year. $750.00
Kansas Head Start Association Support for oral health festivals where parents & their children can learn how to be a cavity free family. $2,000.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Funding for a workshop held to introduce area teachers to the educational opportunities at the Konza Prairie Biological Station. $1,500.00
KSU Family Center Support to adapt & pilot a strengths-based classroom intervention for high school that supports teachers & increases student engagement & motivation to learn. $3,000.00
KSU Golf Course Management & Research Foundation Support to purchase necessary golf equipment, teaching aids, and supplies to accommodate growing number of participants in First Tee program. $3,000.00
Manhattan Area Technical College Foundation Support for a pilot project that tests the efficacy of using an individualized learning plan & intensive counseling model to aid GED & at-risk college students to realize educational milestones on the path to post-secondary credential completion. $7,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center Support for various performing arts programs for young people, including a two-week summer theatre camp, Babes in Toyland, Missoula Children's Theatre, Theatre Workshop for high school students, & performers touring elementary schools. $4,500.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. Funding for a dependable & functional digital camera surveillance system to increase safety & security. $4,529.00
Manhattan Lions Club For the acquisition of a Mobile PlusoptiX S12C Vision Screener, & portable laptop/notebook computer & peripherals which will allow the Lions Club to expand vision screening to children ages 6 mo - 6 years in the Manhattan & surrounding areas $5,600.00
Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp One week camp provided free of charge to area foster children age 7-11. Support cost of leasing the camp and providing food for campers. $3,000.00
McCain Auditorium Support for McCain Auditorium to present free performing art experiences for children K-8. $5,000.00
Mercy Regional Health Center Support for scholarship program for uninsured pregnant women, giving them access to improved prenatal care. $5,000.00
Ogden Elementary School Scholarship support for a collaborative program between Ogden Elementary Panther Power Club and Living Water Ranch to provide low-income students experiential learning opportunities. $4,350.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services Inc. Support for improvements to technology infrastructure to provide enhanced client care & continuation of dependable mental health services. $1,200.00
Riley County Community Corrections Support for Adult Services Program. Grant money will be used for mental health/psychological evaluations, medication evaluations and prescription assistance. $4,000.00
Riley County EMS Support purchase of child safety seats provided at no cost to low income parents and families. $1,200.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills Funding for direct services to continue Schools of Hope in current 6 schools and expand program to remaining 3 schools in USD 383 district. $6,000.00
Salvation Army Support for Emergency Program that will allow fifty more families to remain in their own homes for an additional 30 days. $5,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing Support to provide prescription medications to uninsured/underinsured. Emphasis on those living on disability income, who do not meet SRS standards for Medicaid prescription coverage. $4,000.00
Stormont-Vail Foundation Support for Riley County residents who utilize Stormont-Vail $1,000.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Health Care's emergency patient support program - The Care Line, which provides assistance when all other resources have been exhausted to facilitate patient care & support. $2,500.00
TFI Support for a program to target new foster parents in Riley County, increasing foster home base and improving existing support services. $3,500.00
UFM Community Learning Center Support for Project EXCELL, which provides personal enrichment and life skill classes to students 18 yrs. and older with developmental disabilities, classes conducted on KSU campus. $2,400.00
Wamego Health Center Assist the Heritage Program to purchase materials that will help create awareness of mental illness in the Manhattan area, as well as provide materials for group therapy. $2,385.00
Wonder Workshop Children's Museum Funding for program to provide education about race and what it means historically, while revealing hidden prejudices in order to instill understanding and acceptance. $2,000.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $129,269.00
2014 Youth Impacting Community
Coronado Area Boy Scouts After School Scouting $1,700.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Back Snack Project $1,000.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps $1,500.00
I.C.A.R.E. Center Meet, Greet, & Serve Innovative Intergenerational Program $800.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. Homeless Children's Program $1,500.00
Royal Family Kids' Camp Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp $500.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Volunteer Mileage Reimbursement $750.00
Sunset Zoo Redevelopment of Marjorie Loub Wildlife Theater $1,000.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $8,750.00
2014 YES! Fund
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inc. Bigs in Education $12,500.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Inc. Before and After School and Summer Programs $77,500.00
Friends of Sunset Zoo, Inc. Z.O.O. Crew (Zoological Occupation Orientation) $6,000.00
Little Apple Youth Soccer Club, Inc. LASC Scholarships $4,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center Arts Alive $6,000.00
Manhattan Cross Country Club Body First School Fitness Challenge $4,000.00
Manhattan Optimist Foundation, Inc. General Support $8,500.00
Manhattan-Ogden Public School Foundation After school programs $56,300.00
Mid-West Educational Center, Inc. After School Hooked on Clubs & Discovery Days $21,000.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services, Inc. Integrated Community Enhancement $7,500.00
Total YES! Fund   $203,300.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2014 


$341,319.00

2013 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Audubon of Kansas, Inc. Support to transform a mile of highway near Manhattan into a spectacular display of native grasses & wildflowers. $5,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan Support to recruit more volunteers in the KSU Greek system to mentor youth. $4,500.00
Community Chamber Orchestra Support to provide affordable concerts for family audiences in North Central Kansas. $300.00
Crisis Center, Inc. Support to provide expert attention to children of domestic violence. $8,897.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Support to provide perishable food items including milk, butter, and eggs to the agency's clients. $6,000.00
Flint Hills Community Clinic Support for COPD to improve health of patients by educating and engaging them in self-management, provide medical supervision and free medications. $10,000.00
Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation Support for Fort Riley Welcome Voucher Program to welcome active-duty soldiers & family members to Flint Hills by offering free admission to the Discovery Center to explore for a day. $3,500.00
Flint Hills EAA Chapter 1364 Support to purchase parts, materials, and contract labor to begin restoration of youth aviation education project airplane. $6,500.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp This teacher-led summer camp benefits elementary-aged children with autism-spectrum disorders, as well as a select group of typically developed peer models. Funding support for Afternoon Adventures - safe, structured opportunities every afternoon (swimming, gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, dance, and yoga). $10,000.00
Friends of Konza Prairie (KSU Foundation) Provide funds for the purchase of a portable audio system to help with Konza Environmental Education Program. $1,150.00
Intergenerational Clearinghouse & Resource Education Center (I.C.A.R.E.) Support for "Meet, Greet, & Serve Innovative Intergenerational Program", to build youth & social development through relationships with older adults throughout the school year. $1,300.00
Kansas Legal Services, Inc. Support for Technology upgrades for Kansas Legal Services to increase efficiency & effectiveness of service provided to low income Kansans. $2,600.00
Kansas Pediatric Foundation Support for TAP-TAM program at Pediatric Associates of Manhattan. Promote literacy by giving books to children, age 6 months - 5 years. $2,500.00
KSU Golf Course Management & Research Foundation Support to purchase necessary golf equipment, teaching aids, and supplies to accommodate growing number of participants in First Tee program. $4,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center, Inc. Support for various youth programs: Summer, Christmas & Kindermusik-Camp MAC: Summer Story Adventure, A Christmas Carol, Kindermusik with Sarah Szopinski. $7,150.00
Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp One week camp provided free of charge to area foster children age 7-11. Support cost of leasing the camp and providing food for campers. $4,000.00
McCain Auditorium Support for McCain Auditorium to present free live art experiences for children K-12. $10,000.00
Mid-West Educational Center, Inc. (DBA Wonder Workshop) Support for pre-school & science exhibit materials to be used at Wonder Workshop. $3,000.00
Morning Star, Inc. Support for technology upgrade for 3 new desktop computers. $2,693.91
Riley County Community Corrections Support for Adult Services Program. Grant money will be used for mental health/psychological evaluations, medication evaluations and prescription assistance. $4,000.00
Riley County EMS (Mercy Health Foundation, Inc.) Support purchase of child safety seats provided at no cost to low income parents and families. $1,000.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills Funding for Volunteer Outreach Program - Peer-to-peer support & Health & Nutrition programs. $2,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing Support to provide prescription medications to uninsured/underinsured. Emphasis on those living on disability income who do not meet SRS standards for Medicaid prescription coverage. $4,000.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Funding for CASA Flex Training to recruit & train volunteers using the National CASA Assoc. flex learning curriculum. Combines online & in-person learning. $4,797.00
Teen Reach Adventure Camp (TRAC) Support for program for teens 12-15 years old in state foster care system who have been abused, abondoned & neglected. $5,000.00
UFM Community Learning Center Support for Project EXCELL, which provides personal enrichment and life skill classes to students 18 yrs and older with developmental disabilities, classes conducted on KSU campus. $3,150.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $117,037.91
2013 Youth Impacting Community
Big Brothers Big Sisters Cover the cost of 10 adult/youth matches at Riley County School. $1,000.00
Engineers4Cancer Foundation Provide assistance to the cancer caregivers such as travel assistance, care packages, providing babysitters, etc. $180.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket To purchase additional food for the Back Snack Program for at-risk children attending USD 383 schools. Provides food for children over the weekends. $1,000.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps Provide safe, fun, life-changing camps for teens in Kansas foster care system 12-18 years of age. No camper or foster parent is asked to pay for camp. $500.00
I.C.A.R.E. Center Program to promote social & youth development by building positive relationships between youth and elderly generations. $1,000.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. Provide homeless children with necessary & comfort items during their time of crisis. $1,500.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services Inc. Funding to teach children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED) social and emotional competence through therapeutic games. $420.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills Inc. Fund opportunity to celebrate the student's literacy success and show appreciation to the volunteers. $400.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Funds to supplement CASA FUNd to provide activity funds to the children served. $500.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $6,500.00
2013 YES! Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Bigs After School $10,500.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Inc. Before and After School and Summer Programs $73,500.00
Friends of Sunset Zoo, Inc. Z.O.O. Crew (Zoological Occupation Orientation) $4,500.00
Little Apple Youth Soccer Club, Inc. LASC Scholarships $4,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center FY14 Arts Learning Ladder $5,000.00
Manhattan Basketball Association Basketball Program Costs $4,000.00
Manhattan Cross Country Club Body First School Fitness Challenge $4,000.00
Manhattan Marlins, Inc. USA Swimming Registration Fees $4,000.00
Manhattan Optimist Foundation, Inc. General Support $6,000.00
Manhattan-Ogden Public School Foundation After school programs $56,500.00
Mid-West Educational Center, Inc. After School Hooked on Clubs/Cell Phone Tour & Think Big $19,000.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services, Inc. Integrated Community Enhancement $12,000.00
Total YES! Fund   $203,000.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2013 


$326,537.91

2012 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Big Brothers Big Sisters New laptop for Case Manager $750.00
College Avenue Early Learning Center Improve Classroom Libraries $1,300.00
EAA Chapter 1364 Youth Aviation Education $5,005.00
USD 320 Project EXCELL $1,200.00
KSU Golf Course & Research Foundation First Tee Program $3,500.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Provide Perishable Food Items $6,000.00
Flint Hills Community Clinic Diabetes Management Program $10,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Afternoon Adventures $5,090.00
Hope Lutheran Early Learning Center New Cribs Required by State $3,795.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Video Equipment for Educational Programs $2,000.00
KSU Center for Child Development Security Cameras $3,000.00
City of Manhattan Little Apple Fieldhouse Project $5,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center Youth Programs $6,000.00
McCain Auditorium Live Art Experiences for Youth $7,500.00
Mid-West Educational Center Drumming Program for Youth $5,950.00
USD 383 Ogden School Panther Power Club $4,946.00
Parkinson's Program of Manhattan Educational Symposium $1,500.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services Mental Wellness Program $5,000.00
Riley County Community Corrections Adult Services Program $3,000.00
Riley County EMS Child Safety Seats $1,000.00
Royal Family Kids' Camp Leasing of Camp and Food for Campers $3,000.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills "Growing Young" Marketing Campaign $2,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing Prescription Medication Assistance $4,000.00
St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center Stoneybrook Retirement Home Outreach $500.00
Sunflower CASA Project "I Am For the Child" Campaign $4,000.00
Kansas Pediatric Foundation TAP-TAM Literacy Program $2,500.00
UFM Community Learning Center Community Garden Equipment $1,600.00
USD 379 Parents as Teachers Consortium Otoacoustic Emissions System $2,500.00
USO Fort Riley Healthy Snack Bar $4,000.00
Youth Leadership Foundation Scholarships for Low-Income Youth $2,000.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $107,636.00
2012 Youth Impacting Community
Big Brothers Big Sisters Matching Adult Mentors With Youth $1,200.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Back Snack Project $1,000.00
I.C.A.R.E. Meet, Greet, & Serve Program $1,000.00
KSU Center for Child Development Youth Gardening Project $800.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter Children's Fund $1,500.00
Manhattan Marlins Scholarship Program $500.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services Fun Fitness Challenge $1,400.00
Riley County Humane Society Beastie Ballyhoo $500.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $7,900.00
2012 YES! Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Matching Adult Mentors With Youth $9,000.00
Boys and Girls Club After-School and Summer Programs $65,500.00
Friends of Sunset Zoo Zoological Occupation Orientation Program $4,000.00
Gymnastics Plus Twiststars Booster Club Entry Fee Assistance for Low-Income Youth $3,500.00
Little Apple Youth Soccer Club Youth Scholarships $3,500.00
Manhattan Arts Center Arts Learning Ladder After-School Program $4,000.00
Manhattan Marlins Participant Registration Fees $3,500.00
Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation After-School Activities $50,000.00
Manhattan Optimist Foundation Organized Youth Development Activities $5,500.00
Mid-West Educational Center After-School & Summer Programs $17,000.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services B&G Club Staff Training to work with SED Youth $14,500.00
Total YES! Fund   $180,000.00
2012 GMCF Trustees Fund
City of Manhattan - CICO Park Shade Shelter in Memory of Brett Bolton $400.00
Flint Hills Community Clinic General Support $500.00
Manhattan Arts Center General Support $500.00
Manhattan Ogden Public Schools Foundation Early Expressions Art Program $500.00
Unified School District # 383 Science Olympiad Team $500.00
Total GMCF Trustees Fund  $2,400.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2012 


$297,936.00

2011 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Big Brothers Big Sisters KSU Greek Leadership Mentoring Program $1,400.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Inc. Activity Bus $6,000.00
CAUSE Cause Digital Entertainment Library $2,500.00
College Avenue Early Learning Center Keyless Entry System $1,500.00
EAA Chapter 1364 "Wing Nuts" Youth Aviation Education $5,685.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Emergency Food Program $3,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Afternoon Adventures $4,560.00
Help Us Learn…Give Us Hope Afghanistan Project $2,500.00
Homecare & Hospice Transitions Program $3,120.68
Manhattan Arts Center, Inc. School Youth Programs $3,042.00
Manhattan Daycare & Learning Center Math & Science Enhancement Project $2,000.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. Landscaping and Beautification Project $3,750.00
Manhattan Marlins, Inc. City Pool Equipment $5,000.00
Manhattan Parks & Rec. Dept. LADC Care Packages for Troops $1,000.00
McCain Auditorium Arts Experience for School Children $3,200.00
Riley County Community Corrections Adult Services $4,000.00
Riley County EMS Child Safety Seats $1,000.00
Royal Family Kids Camp Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp $2,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing, Inc. Prescription Medication Assistance $4,200.00
St. Luke's Preschool Tikes Town Playhouse $901.68
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Starter kits for youth aging out of foster care $4,000.00
Toys for Manhattan Flint Hills Job Corps Center Parents Shopping $500.00
UFM Community Learning Center Konza Internet Radio $968.08
Youth Leadership Foundation YLF Facility $1,250.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $67,077.44
2011 Youth Impacting Community
Bergman Elementary School Bergman Community Garden Re-New-All Project $600.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. Children's Program $1,500.00
Manhattan Lions Club Eyeglass Assistance for Youth $600.00
Manhattan Marlins, Inc. Manhattan Marlins Inc. Scholarship Assistance $250.00
Riley County Humane Society Inc. Beastie Ballyhoo! $1,000.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills, Inc. Schools of Hope $1,000.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. CASA Volunteer Gas Cards $300.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $5,250.00
2011 YES! Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Matching Adult Mentors With Youth $8,000.00
Boys and Girls Club After-School and Summer Programs $62,000.00
Friends of Sunset Zoo Zoological Occupation Orientation Program $3,000.00
Little Apple Youth Soccer Club Youth Scholarships $3,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center pARTicipate! Youth Arts Program $3,000.00
Manhattan Basketball Assoc. Youth Basketball Program $3,000.00
Manhattan Marlins Participant Registration Fees $3,000.00
Manhattan Optimist Foundation Organized Youth Development Activities $5,000.00
Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation After-School Activities $43,000.00
Mid-West Educational Center After-School & Summer Programs $14,000.00
Total YES! Fund   $147,000.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2011 


$219,327.44

2010 Grants for Greater Manhattan
EAA Chapter 1364 (Don Dodge Youth & Aviation Endowment) Wing Nuts Kids $5,100.00
Riley County EMS Child Safety Seats $600.00
UFM Community Learning Center Access & Security Enhancement $3,947.37
Youth Leadership Foundation Program Scholarships $2,500.00
Flint Hills Christian School Classroom Technology $5,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Afternoon Adventures $4,465.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Shaken Baby Syndrome $2,000.00
Catholic Charities The Benefit Bank $3,957.00
Bergman Elementary School Lifelong Learners Program $5,000.00
Pawnee Mental Health Svc’s, Inc. Development Software $4,250.00
National Church Residences Generations Program $700.00
American Red Cross Leadership Training $2,500.00
Oak Grove School Sunshade Structure $5,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center Electric Wheels for Clay Studio $1,945.00
Mercy Regional Health Center Parental Education Programs $1,129.80
Manhattan Emergency Shelter New Wall in Kid’s Play Area $2,800.00
Ogden Elementary School Sustainable Landscape & Produce Project $3,154.00
Help Us Learn…Give Us Hope Support for Afghanistan School Children $5,000.00
Shepherd’s Crossing Prescription Medications $4,000.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $63,048.17
2010 Youth Impacting Community
Coronado Area Council, Boy Scouts of America Scoutreach: After School Program $1,000.00
KSU Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Arts Young Curators & Artists Program $1,000.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. Children's Fund $1,500.00
Manhattan Parks and Recreation Dept. Lifeguard Training Program $800.00
Pawnee Mental Health Youth As Resources $1,000.00
Riley County Extension 4-H Camp Scholarships $1,000.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Children's Activity Bags $945.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $7,245.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2010 


$70,293.17

2009 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Riley County Health Dept. Flu Immunization Program $3,000.00
EEA Chapter 1364 (Don Dodge Youth & Aviation Endowment) Wing Nuts Kids $4,700.00
Mid-West Educational Center Class Room on Wheels $3,500.00
Crisis Center Shelter Maintenance $5,000.00
Toys for Manhattan Holiday Gifts for Families $1,500.00
Pawnee Mental Health Svc’s Camp STARS $5,000.00
Boys & Girls Club Summer Scholarship Program $5,238.00
United Service Organizations USO Ft. Riley Center $2,500.00
Manhattan Arts Center, Inc. Sound Equipment $1,200.00
Shepherd’s Crossing Prescription Medications $4,000.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Shaken Baby Prevention $1,800.00
Pilot Club of Manhattan Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop $1,500.00
Manhattan Daycare & Learning Center Infant/toddler room equipment $2,500.00
Youth Leadership Foundation Heart of a Champion Leadership Camp Scholarships $2,500.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $43,938.00
2009 Kids Who Care
Riley County Extension Service Kids Cooking Camp $350.00
Marlatt Elementary School Deployed Parent Care Pkg’s $400.00
USD 383 MHS East Campus Leadership & Critical Thinking Class Project $200.00
Cool Care Club/First Baptist Church “Let’s Go Meet the Neighbors” $250.00
Total Kids Who Care  $1,200.00
2009 Youth Impacting Community
Manhattan Parks & Rec. Dept. Pool Pass Scholarships $500.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Shaken Baby Prevention $750.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Backpack Food Program $2,000.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter Children’s Program $1,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters Great Expectations in Math & Science $750.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $5,000.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2009 


$50,138.00

2008 Grants for Greater Manhattan
EAA Chapter 1364 (Don Dodge Youth & Aviation Endowment) Wing Nuts Kids $6,498.12
Toys for Manhattan Gifts for Job Corp Parents $1,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan Working Person Lunch Club $1,400.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills MVP Mentoring Program $1,500.00
Friends of Sunset Zoo Seniors Understanding Nature Program $2,200.00
Boys and Girls Clubs New Facility Arts and Crafts Room supplies $5,000.00
Northview Elementary School Sewing Club After School Program $2,500.00
Youth for Christ (Lois Blackman Endowment) Teen Parents Program $149.83
Pawnee Mental Health Services Redesign SED Room $1,500.00
Riley County EMS Safety seats for low income families $1,500.00
UFM Community Learning Center Flint Hills Community Radio Project $1,178.00
Fairy Godmothers Fund Women Helping Women Mentoring Program $3,500.00
St. Joseph Village Long-term residents exercise equipment $643.00
Manhattan Arts Center, Inc. MACademy Presentations for Children $2,160.00
Midwest Educational Center, Inc. Hooked on Clubs $4,000.00
Youth Leadership Foundation Heart of a Champion Leadership and Sports Camp $2,500.00
Head Start/Early Head Start The Power of Caring $4,624.00
Shepherd's Crossing Prescription Medications $3,000.00
UFM Community Learning Center Fire Escape Replacement Project $1,500.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Konza Environmental Education Program $4,286.00
GMCF Childcare Endowment Start Up Childcare Endowment $12,306.05
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $62,945.00
2008 Kids Who Care
Northview Elementary "_____ " is my Anti-Drug $350.00
Manhattan High School Grim Reaper Day $300.00
Manhattan High School Seminar in Leadership/Critical Thinking $300.00
Total Kids Who Care  $950.00
2008 Youth Impacting Community
Friends of Tuttle Creek State Park Purchase equipment for youth activities $1,500.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter Self-esteem program for youth living in the Shelter $1,000.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Backpack of weekend food for summer school children in need $3,000.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $5,500.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2008 


$69,395.00

2007 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan Youth mentoring program $3,640.00
Coronado Area Council. BSA Youth recruitment & leadership materials $3,250.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Equipment for presenter's bureau $1,719.00
Garden Grove & Colorado Plaza Keyless entry $2,874.00
KS Publishing, Inc. Publish "140 Years of Soul in Manhattan" book $1,500.00
K-State Child Development Center Disaster preparedness kits $500.00
Manhattan Arts Center Riser and stair units for Grosh Performance Hall $3,000.00
Manhattan Daycare & Learning Center Classroom enhancement $2,000.00
Manhattan Emergency Shelter Insurance & registration costs for new vehicle $1,400.00
Manhattan Habitat for Humanity Equipment to enhance ReStore $3,290.00
Meadowlark Hills Caregivers Afternoon Out $700.00
Mid-West Educational Center, Inc. Hooked on Clubs, after school program for K-6th graders $4,000.00
Regional AIDS Project Purchase HIV/AIDS tests $1,000.00
Riley County EMS Child safety seats and children's bicycle helmets to low income families $1,125.00
Royal Family Kids Camp Manhattan Kid's Camp 2007 $1,500.00
Shepherd's Crossing Prescription medications for clients with cancer and diabetes $2,500.00
Leadership Foundation Heart of a Champion Leadership and Sports Camp scholarships $2,500.00
Boys and Girls Clubs of Manhattan Summer scholarships for low income families $4,000.00
Flint Hills Community Clinic Equip fourth medical exam room $2,500.00
Flint Hills Human Rights Project. Speakers for National Coming Out Day $500.00
Toys for Manhattan Purchase new toys & help with utility bills at distribution site $1,000.00
UFM Community Learning Center Furnishing for solar addition rehabilitation project $971.00
United Way of Riley County Presentation equipment $1,870.00
Riley County Fliers (funded by the Don Dodge Youth and Aviation Endowment) Manhattan Youth Aviation Initiative $1,700.00
EAA - Wing Nuts (funded by the Don Dodge Youth and Aviation Endowment) Wing Nuts Kids Program $4,300.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $53,339.00
2007 Kids Who Care
Northview Elementary Northview Camp Leadership program supplies $300.00
Manhattan Catholic Schools Meal to MESI clients and Habitat for Humanity workers $250.00
Manhattan High School Multi-cultural workshops with French Club $300.00
Total Kids Who Care  $850.00
2007 Youth Impacting Community
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan Subsidize background checks for prospective mentors $2,160.00
Catholic Charities Subsidize counseling services to children/youth of low-income families $1,000.00
Coronado Area Council, BSA Extend BSA program to Boys & Girls Clubs of Manhattan youth $1,975.00
Manhattan Daycare & Learning Center Build a tricycle path for the Douglass Center site $484.00
Oak Grove School Purchase new play structure for preschool play yard $881.00
Total Youth Impacting Community  $6,500.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2007 


$60,689.00

2006 Grants for Greater Manhattan
Youth Leadership Foundation Heart of a Champion Leadership & Sports Camp $2,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters BBBS Chapter within MHS $3,000.00
Sunset Zoo and Americorps Go Green! $500.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc Additional Volunteer Training $200.00
Boys and Girls Club Summer Program Field Trips $3,000.00
Flint Hills Bread Basket Holiday Food Baskets $2,000.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Konza Environmental Education Program for K-12 Students $600.00
UFM Creative Classroom Space Enhancement $634.00
Manhattan Arts Center Purchase 2 Computer-controlled Kilns $1,652.00
Mid-West Educational Center Summer and Weekend Camps for 3-7 grades $2,700.00
KSU Child Development Center Remodel of Room to add an Infant Care Room $936.39
Junior League of the Flint Hills Books for Babies $2,160.00
RSVP of the Flint Hills Most Valuable Players Mentoring Program $1,110.00
Riley County EMS Providing Child Safety Seats to low income parents/families $2,000.00
American Red Cross School Safety Initiative $1,000.00
Shepherd’s Crossing Expansion of current Prescription Drug Assistance Program $2,000.00
Opportunity Preschool/Head Start Bags to expectant mothers & birth certificate for new Kindergartners $1,484.25
Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging Training qualifies retirees to be HUD-certified inspectors. $3,500.00
United Way of Riley County United Way Mild Program $3,000.00
Manhattan Ogden School Foundation Travel for 2 Students from Woodrow Wilson for National History Day $200.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $33,676.64
2006 Kids Who Care
Anthony Middle School Holiday Gift Bags to T. Russel Reitz Animal Shelter $100.00
Bergman Elementary Bergman Awesome Musicians (BAM) $300.00
Bergman, Marlatt & Woodrow Hometown Heroes $250.00
Lee Elementary Bracelets for cancer victims $200.00
Lee Elementary Garden Project $300.00
Manhattan High-East Campus Students Against Destructive Decisions "Grim Reaper Day" $300.00
Northview Elementary Camp Leadership $300.00
Roosevelt Elementary Adopt-a-Family $100.00
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary Adopt-a-Family $100.00
Total Kids Who Care  $1,950.00


Total GMCF Grants Given in 2006 


$35,626.64


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