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Keep 5 in Bourbon County

By making Keep 5 in Kansas work for Bourbon County, we can turn our hopes for the future into a reality. If everyone designates 5% of their estate to the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation (FSACF), our hometown needs can be met continually. Offering a broad range of fund options, the FSACF accepts a variety of assets. With everyone’s help, we can create a permanent source of funding for local charities. To learn more about the Keep 5 in Kansas campaign in Bourbon County, contact Blake Hudson, FSACF Chairman, click here.

FSACF 2017
Grant Recipients

1. Tri Valley Developmental Services, Inc.: Purchase 3 computers

2. Special Olympics Kansas, Inc.: Purchase medals for Bourbon County athletes

3. Bourbon County CASA of the 6th Judicial District, Inc.: New Volunteer training

4. Friends of Fort Scott National Historic Site, Inc.: High school interns to work at the fort

5. Presbyterian Manors, Inc.: Therapeutic garden

6. Friends of USD 234: Restoration of Steinway grand piano

7. Mercy Hospital of Fort Scott: Manuals for caregivers

8. Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes: Purchase 50 books (Why Did Grandpa Cry?)

9. Bourbon County Arts Council: 2nd annual Festival of the Arts

10. Fort Scott Festival of Arts & Ideas: Students to become involved in the Arts Festival

11. Friends of the Zoo, Inc.: Entertainment for youth and nursing home residents

12. City of Fort Scott: Pickle ball court improvements

13. USD 234 Mentoring: Workforce mentoring between employees and high school students

14. Ks-Ne Conference of Seventh-day Adventists: “It’s My Very Own Bags of Love” project

15. Feeding Families in His Name: Preparing meals through the First United Methodist Church

16. Care to Share Cancer Support Group of Bourbon County: The Sharing Bucket

17. City of Fort Scott: Fort Scott Land Bank

18. The Beacon: Heart Healthy Food

FSACF Funds as of
May 31, 2018

FSACF Operating:

FSACF Endowed: $577,492.80

Total Funds:


Honoring the Past and Impacting the Future

The mission of the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation is to partner with and be a resource to organizations whose goal is to improve the quality of life in the Fort Scott, Kansas, area. FSACF strives to create connections between donors and a variety of many worthwhile causes.

New Board Members for 2018 Recently Elected

Your Fort Scott Area Community Foundation continues to grow, and we look forward to serving the community. Thanks for your support.

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The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation was launched in August 2007 to meet the needs of Fort Scott, Kansas, and the surrounding area. FSACF encourages philanthropy and provides benefactors with a variety of giving options.

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation assists donors in meeting their charitable goals by creating a giving and granting environment that addresses the immediate and long-term needs of the Fort Scott area.