Recent Grants


2020 Grants for Greater Manhattan
2020 COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Fund Relief & Recovery Efforts $50,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan Purchase of Large School Bus $10,000.00
Crisis Center, Inc Riley County Police Response Advocate Program $10,000.00
Downtown Farmers Market Market Match for Food Stamps $8,000.00
Flint Hills Breadbasket Emergency Food Program $10,000.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps $5,000.00
Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp $5,000.00
Flinthills EAA Chapter 1364 Youth Aviation Education $10,000.00
Food and Farm Council of Riley County Food for All Circle of Support $10,000.00
Homecare and Hospice Charitable Care $10,000.00
Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc HCCI Free Counseling for Riley County Households Earning Limited Incomes $5,560.00
Kids Bike Recycling Kids Bikes Recycling $3,000.00
Laundry Love MHK Laundry Love Monthly Events $3,500.00
Manhattan Arts Center Arts Education Programs $10,000.00
Morning Star Inc. CRO Transportation for People with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness $10,000.00
Ogden Elementary Panther Power Club $6,000.00
Riley County Community Corrections Adult Services Mental Health Assistance $5,000.00
Royal Family KIDS of Manhattan, KS, Inc Royal Family Kids Camp $5,000.00
Safe Kids Riley County Safe Kids Riley County $2,000.00
Shepherd's Crossing Prescription Medical Assistance $7,500.00
Stormont Vail Foundation Care Line - Support for Flint Hills Area Families of NIC Babies $2,500.00
Sunflower CASA Project Child Abuse Outreach $5,000.00
UFM Community Learning Center Project EXCELL $4,000.00

Total Grants for Greater Manhattan 

2020 COVID-19 Recovery Fund Grants
Common Table Take Out Containers to Allow Meal Pickup $8,209.00
Numerous Local Nonprofit Agencies GMCF Purchase of PPE Items for Nonprofits (Includes Touch Free Hand Sanitizing Stations & Hand Sanitizer, Paper Masks, Cloth Masks, Concentrated Cleaner & Spray Bottles, Gloves, Cleaning Wipes, and Touch Free Thermometers) $21,297.04
Pawnee Mental Health Laptops to allow for Telemed Consultations and Various PPE Items $12,829.40
Riley County Seniors’ Service Center Tables to Allow For Social Distancing Paper Towel Dispensers for Safety $900.00
Shepherd’s Crossing Rent & Utilities Assistance for Riley County Residents (Assistance only for needs specifically caused by COVID-19) $60,000.00

Total COVID-19 Recovery Fund Grants 

2020 Deihl Grant Program
City of Manhattan, KS Plan Development for Tal Streeter Limestone Sculpture $1,125.00
City of Manhattan, KS Juried Temporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition $10,000.00
Crisis Center Building Project (Year 1 of 4) $50,000.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camp Land Campaign (Year 2 of 2) $25,000.00
Grants for Greater Manhattan General Community Grants $75,000.00
Incite MHK Arts Festival $50,000.00
Manhattan Arts Center Community School of Performing Arts (Year 3 of 3) $15,660.00
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art Serving the Community in New Ways Arts Program $35,443.00
MHK Together Grocery Gift Cards $50,000.00
Morning Star, Inc. CRO New Computers $11,199.92
Pawnee Mental Health Services, Inc Laptops $14,988.00
Special Olympics Kansas Unified Champion Schools $10,000.00
YES! Fund After School & Summer Youth Programs $75,000.00

Total Deihl Grant Program 


2019 Youth Impacting Community
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan Program Scholarships for Low-Income Youth $1,000.00
Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps The Great Adventure Camps and CrossRoads Camp $700.00
Flint Hills Volunteer Center Youth Leadership Lunch and Learn Series $1,000.00
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Matching Funds for 6 Riley County Youth with Mentors $1,150.00
Kansas Children's Discovery Center Mobile Museum Visits in Riley County $500.00
Manhattan Basketball Association MBA Scholarships for Low-Income Youth $500.00
Manhattan Marlins, Inc Competitive Swimming Program for Elementary Students $500.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services Youth Rehabilitation Services Programming $1,500.00
Riley County Health Department Growing the Women, Infants, and Children Program $500.00
Royal Family Kids of Manhattan, Kansas, Inc. Royal Family KIDS Camp Costs $500.00
Sunflower CASA Project - CASA Core Services Activity FUNds $700.00
The First Tee of Manhattan The First Tee of Manhattan Golferships $500.00
The House Café Re-fuel Teen Center Events $950.00

Total Youth Impacting Community 

2019 YES! Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Community-Based Matched Retention $20,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan Before- and After- School Programs $82,500.00
Flint Hills Volunteer Center Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) $12,000.00
Friends of Sunset Zoo Zoological Occupational Orientation (ZOO) Crew $6,500.00
Girls On The Run of the Flint Hills GOTR USD 383 Scholarship Support $10,000.00
KSU Golf Course Mgmt & Research The First Tee of Manhattan Programs $7,500.00
Manhattan Arts Center Across the Palette - MAC Arts Education Program $8,000.00
Manhattan Basketball Association MBA Participation Scholarships $4,000.00
Manhattan Marlins Marlins Participation Scholarships $4,000.00
Manhattan Ogden School Foundation Programming Support for K-12 Non-District Projects for Students $61,000.00
Midwest Educational Center, Inc. Wonder Teens, Discovery Days, & Traveling C.O.W. $20,000.00
Pawnee Mental Health Services, Inc. Youth Rehabilitation Services Programming $8,500.00
PUMA FC Manhattan Scholarship Program $4,000.00
The House Café Inc. Refuel Teen Center $7,500.00

Total YES! Fund  

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