The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Foundation has awarded 26 grants totaling $53,536 for its 2022 grant cycle. Last night we presented checks to our grant recipients at a Chamber After-Hours at Landmark National Bank.
Congratulations to our 2022 grant recipients, and thank you to all the donors whose gifts over the years have made these grants possible!
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2022 FSACF Grant Recipients
This year’s grants are as follows:
- Bourbon County CASA: CASA volunteer expansion.
- Boy Scouts of America Ozark Trails Council: Cub Scout fall recruiting.
- City of Fort Scott: City of Fort Scott & Fort Scott Kiwanis Tree Project
- Communities in Schools of Mid-America: Wrap-around supports in Fort Scott schools.
- First United Methodist Church Fort Scott: Feeding Families in His Name.
- Fort Scott Community College: FSCC memorabilia display.
- Fort Scott Community College: First-generation-college student celebration events.
- Fort Scott Compassionate Ministries: Family empowerment and stability.
- Fort Scott/Bourbon County Riverfront Authority: Prayer/walking labyrinth.
- Fostering Connections: Family-fun event.
- Friends of Mapleton Association: Emergency preparedness.
- Gordon Parks Museum Foundation: Visitors interactive-touch-screen displays expansion.
- Healthy Bourbon County Action Team: Fort Scott splash pad.
- Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes: Unsung Heroes of the Stars: A community-wide stargazing project.
- Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center: Bootstrap Brigade: Building resiliency in USD 234 students.
- Southwind Extension Education Foundation: Kids’ cooking classes.
- Special Olympics Kansas: Fort Scott Unified Sports.
- Tri-Valley Development Services: Electric Sit to Stand.
- Uniontown USD 235: Computer lab upgrade.
- USD 234 Fort Scott:
- First-grade community experiences with animals
- Classroom immersion: Electric Poe
- Walking Tour of Historic Fort Scott
- Fort Scott Preschool Center Community Involvement Project
- Healthy Snacks
- Empty Bowls
- Nutcracker Ballet Evening Performance
Watch the 2022 FSACF Grant Celebration
You can watch a recorded livestream of last night’s event on our Facebook page or below: