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WCCF Opportunity Fund deadline approaching

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The deadline for applying for the current round of grants from the Washington County Community Foundation’s Opportunity Fund is rapidly approaching. The Foundation will accept applications until next Thursday, March 28, 2013, for up to $3,032 in grants for charitable causes. The Foundation will consider applications from non-profit organizations, individuals, and groups of individuals. For-profit organizations will not be considered ... Read More »

MHS working towards a grant, need parents help

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Marysville High School is working towards a grant opportunity and needs the help of the parents with children currently attending MHS. The Culture of Excellence and Ethics Assessment survey is administered as part of the Safe and Supportive Schools grant, awarded to the Kansas State Department of Education by the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Department of ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation accepting applications

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The Washington County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations, individuals and groups of individuals. Projects must be completed in Washington County. Some of the past grant monies have been used for the Barnes City Park, Washington City Park, Hanover Senior Citizens, and KSDS. Applications are available online at washingtoncountycf.org or at your local post office. The applications ... Read More »

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education wants to give back to the communities

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For the second consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education SM, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give Kansas farmers the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities. Now until April 15, 2013, farmers can nominate a local public school district to compete for a merit-based grant of up to $25,000. Administrators of nominated school districts may ... Read More »

Grant Opportunities available thru Kansas Humanities Council

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The Kansas Humanities Council has announced grant opportunities available to Kansas nonprofits in 2013. The council grants support projects that use the humanities to connect people with ideas, places, and history. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, museum exhibitions and short films that strengthen community and encourage discussions, oral history, photograph digitization, and research projects. 2013 grant deadlines ... Read More »

Seneca filing for KDOT grant to complete downtown

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A grant through the Kansas Department of Transportation will be submitted by the City of Seneca to help fund the rebuilding of the remaining four block original brick surface of Main Street from 7th to 10th Street. This will be Phase 2 of the project and it’s projected to cost $1.5 million. A 20% minimum local match would be required ... Read More »

Area Schools receive Physical Education Grant

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Schools in Washington, Marshall, and Nemaha Counties have teamed up to secure a grant from the Carol M. White Physical Education Program.  The grant is worth $830,000!  It will involve the schools of Valley Heights, Washington County, Nemaha Valley, Axtell/Summerfield, and Wetmore schools.  This was the only grant funded for this year in the State of Kansas.  The money will ... Read More »

Washington County School District Wins $10,000

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The Washington County School District has selected as a $10,000 winner in the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.  This program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to apply for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.  After a three-tier grant review process, Washington County was selected as one of ten winners in ... Read More »

Westar Warns Customers About Scam

Westar Energy on Wednesday warned its customers of a scam that has impacted other utility customers in several other states. Westar said the scam claims the federal government is providing credits or applying payments to customers’ utility bills under a grant authorized by President Barack Obama. Customers who receive flyers or messages they believe to be a scam may call ... Read More »

Homestead Trail Nears Completion From Beatrice to Lincoln

The Homestead Corridor biking and hiking trail will soon connect Beatrice to Lincoln.  Only 10 miles of trail between Pickrell and Cortland are incomplete.  The trail runs parallell to U.S. 77, and should be completed this summer.   Beatrice has secured funding for the project. An STP transportation and enhancement grant is funding 80 percent of the project. The total cost ... Read More »