Award Presentation Archive

Lehman Scholarship Awarded

Last night, the William F. Lehman American History Scholarship was presented to Thade Yates, Fort Scott High School senior, by Carla Farmer, chair of the FSACF board, and fellow board member Charles Gentry. “I am sincerely grateful to the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation for selecting me as a recipient of the William F. Lehman … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces its 2021 Grant Recipients

FSACF 2021 Grants Presentation group photo

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation’s Board of Directors is excited to announce that 15 grants were awarded totaling $40,345. Last night we presented checks to our grant recipients at a Chamber After-Hours hosted at Landmark National Bank. Congratulations to our 2021 grant recipients, and thank you to all the donors who make these grants … Continue reading →

Community Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation announces the recipients of the 12th annual granting cycle. This year, $36,250 is being awarded to 18 nonprofits in the community. Of the total amount, $5,000 is restricted to youth projects. The Foundation received requests for grants totaling $73,146.  “We have the privilege of seeing the heart and soul … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

Thanks to the generosity of area donors, Fort Scott Area Community Foundation granted a total of $33,375.40 to the following 22 organizations for the 2019 grant cycle. We received a total of 33 qualifying applications requesting over $108,000 in aid. We are pleased to announce the following awardees, presented in the order we received their applications: … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation is excited about the following 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that were the beneficiaries of grants for the 2018-2019 year. Because of the generosity of those who appreciate the flexibility and accountability of the FSACF, on Nov. 1, 2019, FSACF grants totaling $32,500.00 were given to the following 501(c)(3) organizations: Eastern … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation is excited about the following 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that were the beneficiaries of grants for the 2017 grant cycle. Because of the generosity of those who appreciate the flexibility and accountability of the FSACF, the interest on donations to the Foundation’s general endowment fund totaled $30,000, which was divided … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces its 2016 Grant Recipients

Once again, the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation has awarded grants to 12 deserving organizations within our community. Over $21,000 was awarded at the Chamber Coffee on November 10th. FSACF president Blake Hudson and granting committee chair Patty LaRoche distributed checks to the groups. We are grateful for our ability to partner with organizations that … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces 2015 Grant Recipients

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the following organizations have received a grant as part of our 2015 grant cycle: Lowell Milken Center: Beautifying Downtown – Sparking Interest in History through the Windows of Downtown. Fort Scott/Bourbon County Riverfront Authority: Phase II Riverfront Walking Trail. 2nd Story Festival of Arts … Continue reading →

FSACF Announces 2014 Grant Recipients

On November 13, 2014, FSACF awarded grants to the following nonprofit organizations: Bourbon County Inter-Agency Coalition – To assist Network for Families in providing rent and utilities assistance. Bourbon County CASA – To provide new Volunteer Advocate Training. Youth Ministries of Bourbon County (the Key Hole) – To fund Fifth Quarter Parties for High School … Continue reading →

FSACF 2013 Grants Support Community Organizations

At the Chamber Coffee on November 7, in the Landmark Bank lobby (formerly Citizens), FSACF chairperson Carla Farmer awarded representatives of the following 11 charitable organizations funds for the 2013 granting cycle: The Beacon, Inc. to add fresh produce to non-perishable staples. Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters (Bourbon County chapter) to recruit more “Bigs.” Fort … Continue reading →