Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds allow donors to designate a specific cause or geographic area for grant making without having to name a specific organization. Grants are made through an application process administered by the Foundation and/or with a special advisory group with expertise in the field of interest.

Cloud County Economic Development Fund
The purpose of the Cloud County Economic Development Fund is to support projects or programs which support positive, progressive economic or community development in Cloud County, and are charitable, educational, or scientific in nature.

Cloud County Public Health Fund 
This is a public health fund formed as a result of participating in the Kansas Health Foundation’s GROW II program. Like the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Cloud County, it promotes the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Cloud County through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.

Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund*
This fund was established by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to fund grants in Cloud County that address community beautification, education, environment, health & human service and inter-generational projects/programs.

Gelvin-Ingersoll Medical Education Fund
The purpose of the Gelvin-Ingersoll Medical Education Fund is to support medical education activities and/or scholarships to students studying in the medical related field that are charitable, educational or scientific in nature.

Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Cloud County
This is a public health fund formed as a result of participating in the Kansas Health Foundation’s GROW II program. Like the Cloud County Public Health Fund, it promotes the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Cloud County through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.

Youth Activity Fund
The Youth Activity Fund supports youth activities in Cloud County that are charitable, educational, or scientific in nature. Grants are considered for all school sponsored and non-school sponsored youth activities with emphasis on academics and the arts but not excluding athletics.

*Pass-through non-endowed fund

Recent News

Community foundation announces grant awards

  The Community Foundation for Cloud County recently awarded grants to five area organizations. In August and September, grants were funded through the community foundation’s Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, Seize the Moment Fund and Youth Activity Fund. The following organizations received funding for charitable projects to benefit Cloud County: City of Concordia, $1,000 to help the Hood Park Neighbors build a shade canopy and seating for the Little Free Library at Hood Park. Cloud County Ducks Unlimited, $502.50 to purchase three lifetime Kansas hunting licenses to give to youth attendees during their annual conservation banquet. Neighborhood Initiatives, Inc., $3,160 to[...]

Scholarship recipients announced

The Community Foundation for Cloud has awarded over $14,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The Carl Cunningham Rotary Scholarship for for seniors graduating from Concordia High School. Emily Daniels, Concordia, received a $650 scholarship, and Rope Dorman, Concordia, received a $1,150 scholarship. The Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship for for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing an education major. Adrianna Michaud, Concordia, received a $1,000 scholarship. The CF Sunshine Scholarship for for seniors graduating from or graduates of a Cloud County or Washington County high school majoring in a medical, education or recognized[...]