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

November Match Month Initiative

Community Foundation Receives Hansen 50K Matching Initiative The Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC)  has been approved to participate in the DANE G. HANSEN FOUNDATION 2020 MATCHING GRANT INITIATIVE. For the month of November, 2020,the Dane G. Hansen Foundation will provide a 100% match for every endowed dollar raised for the Impact Fund for Cloud County (our unrestricted grant fund), up to a maximum of $50,000. The Matching Initiative Grant will provide an additional match of 50% up to a maximum of  $25,000 to the CFCC Administrative Fund.   This means the match from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation is 1.5 to 1.  If[...]

Community Foundation Awards Grants

The Grant/Scholarship Committee of the Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) held a grant committee meeting Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Century 21 meeting room at 2:00 p.m. The committee reviewed the minutes for the grant committee meetings held on August 18, 2020 and approved said minutes. Bob Steimel had forwarded the September grant cycle evaluation report which showed that the four grant requests got scores of 86% to 72 to the committee. Also sent to the committee were the ‘Available to Spend” amounts by fund and the grants that the committee needed to approve or ratify that had been paid since the[...]