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Grants for Greater Manhattan Grant Program

The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation (GMCF) annually invites nonprofit, tax exempt organizations serving the greater Manhattan, Kansas area to apply for grants for charitable purposes. The Grants Committee, made up of GMCF Trustees, reviews the applications and makes grant recommendations to the Executive Board in the following areas:
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Basic Human Needs and Disaster Relief
  • Children and Youth
  • Community Development and Leadership
  • Conservation, Preservation, and Beautification
  • Education
  • The Elderly
  • Health Care and Mental Health
Project funding up to $10,000 will be considered. Program expenses will take priority, but funding for operating expenses may be considered based on monies available.

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Adult Learning Center GED Testing: Riley County Jail-Adult Learning Center Collaboration $2,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan Bigs in Blue $3,500.00
Bluemont Elementary School Therapy Dog for Bluemont Elementary School: Dollars for Dogs $2,500.00
Crisis Center, Inc. Police Response Advocate Program $8,500.00
Downtown Farmers' Market of Manhattan, Inc. Market Match for SNAP, Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program, and WIC $5,000.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Emergency Food Progam $9,000.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps Camp Programs for Foster Teens $5,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp & Extensions $8,200.00
Flinthills EAA Chapter 1364 Youth Aviation Education $4,500.00
Friends of Konza Prairie Testing Stream Chemistry at Konza Prairie $2,000.00
Headquarters, Inc. Manhattan Area Suicide Prevention Training $4,981.85
Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity Rock the Block Manhattan $5,000.00
Manhattan Retirement Foundation, Inc. Meadowlark Fall Prevention Program $4,809.00
Manhattan Royal Family Kids Camp Camp costs for elementary students in foster care $4,000.00
Morning Star Inc. CRO Transportation for those with severe and persistent mental illness $4,000.00
Mt. Zion Family Daycare Daycare scholarships for low income families $1,000.00
Panther Power Club STEAMing Across Kansas $5,250.00
USD 383 Parents as Teachers Community Playgroup and Early Childhood Community Screening $7,250.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services, Inc. Maternal Mental Health Care $5,000.00
Relate 360 Inc. Relationship Education - Making Healthy Choices $4,000.00
Riley County Community Corrections Adult Services $4,000.00
Riley County EMS Child Safety Seats for Low Income Families $1,200.00
Riley County Health Department Becoming A Mom(BaM) and WIC Breastfeeding Support $8,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing, Inc. Prescription medications assistance $6,000.00
Stormont Vail Foundation Care Line: Emergency Assistance for Flint Hill Region Patients & Families $1,500.00
Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Child Abuse Outreach $4,000.00
Thrive! Financial literacy $2,560.00
UFM Community Learning Center Project EXCELL $3,000.00
Total Grants for Greater Manhattan  $125,750.85

Total Grants Given in 2017 


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