Grants Archive

Future Fund Giving Circle Awards $18,509 to Crawford County Nonprofits

On behalf of the contributing members of the Future Fund Giving Circle, the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce Future Fund Giving Circle funds totaling $18,509 have been awarded to 16 nonprofit organizations in Crawford County. Crawford County county communities will benefit from the impact of these grant awards. The Future … Continue reading →

Women’s Health Fund Closes CFSEK Grant Season for 2022

We end our grant season for 2022 as the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund (WHF) Giving Circle grant opportunities come to a close this week. What better time to share some of the benefits to women that have occurred as a result of the WHF? Rita Bicknell’s lasting impact Rita Bicknell had an impact … Continue reading →

Announcing the Women’s Health Fund grant process of 2022 [Update: Closed]

Collage featuring past recipients of Women's Health Fund grants.

Applications for the Women’s Health Fund grant process were due September 30, 2022. The original version of this post follows: The Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund (WHF) giving circles, the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) and the Circle of Friends Giving Circle (COF), are pleased to make available their annual grant opportunity to Southeast Kansas nonprofits in support of the WHF … Continue reading →

CFSEK’s Commitment to Childcare

Childcare availability varies widely across Kansas and some areas are designated childcare deserts. Do you know what a childcare desert is? A childcare desert is an area where the capacity of childcare is lower than 50% of the demand. Forty-four percent of Kansans live in a childcare desert, according to reports that five … Continue reading →