CF Sunshine Scholarship


Students qualifying to graduate or are a graduate from a Cloud County or Washington County, Kansas, high school


  • Applicants shall be in good standing  to graduate or are a graduate of a Cloud County or Washington County high school
  • Applicants shall be attending a Kansas accredited post-secondary school including a college, university, technical or vocational school
  • Applicants shall be majoring in a medical field (preference nursing), an education field (preference teaching), or a recognized trade field (preference cosmetology
  • Applicants shall not have been salutatorian or valedictorian of their high school class            

March 1

Scholarship recipients are eligible to apply for renewal by meeting the above criteria


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Free Webinar: Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding

When communities are considering a large project such as a new community building or a new swimming pool, project planners may wonder where to go for funding. In Northwest Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation immediately comes to mind, but there are many other sources to consider for project support. Plus, grant applications to any funder are stronger when multiple funding sources are included. Learn more about alternative funding options during a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. “Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding” will be presented by Carol Sloper, grants coordinator for the Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation.[...]

Match Madness raises over $65,000

Thank you, Cloud County! Match Madness, held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, was a great success, raising over $65,000 for area nonprofits. This was the most successful giving day to date, as contributions totaled $29,000 more than last year. In 24 hours, 162 donors contributed a record-breaking total of $65,188.50 to the endowed funds of 31 area nonprofit organizations and community funds. The foundation matched all 360 gifts proportionally from a pool of $30,000. Together, Match Madness donations and matching funds combined for a total impact of over $95,000 for the Cloud County community. All donated and matching funds will go to the endowed[...]