Stories Archive

FSACF 2009 Grants Spotlight

Since October of last year, we’ve been spotlighting some of our 2009 grant recipients in our Futures newsletter. Now, here are all those short articles combined in one easy-to-access blog post! Good Ol’ Days The Good Ol’ Days committee received a FSACF grant from the 2009 granting cycle. This grant will be used to provide … Continue reading →

Skate Park Looks for Funding

There is definitely a need for a skate park in Fort Scott. The latest Skaters As Scholars event was attended by nearly 70 young skaters, and the issue has been unaddressed since the 1980s. It is estimated that there are over 450 skaters in town, according to Nate Lyons, Fort Scott Skate Park Committee member. … Continue reading →

FSACF Helps Hurricanes Dive In

Over the summer, the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation helped the Fort Scott Hurricanes swim team acquire new diving blocks, constructed by Fort Scott’s own Twister Trailers. “Our previous diving blocks had been around for years. They did not properly fit to the side of the gutter, were extremely heavy and difficult to maneuver from … Continue reading →