Grants Provided to Projects Targeting At-Risk Youth in Southeast Kansas

The Elm Acres Foundation recently announced grant awards to 12 Southeast Kansas organizations for at-risk youth projects totaling $23,413.

The purpose of the Elm Acres Foundation, Inc. is to provide “support for at-risk youth in the Southeast Kansas community (Crawford, Cherokee, and Labette counties), including supporting any entities that provide services for at-risk youth.”

This grantmaking is made possible through the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK), which has been committed to providing grants to area organizations since its establishment in 2001. Currently, CFSEK provides six grant opportunities annually.

The Elm Acres Foundation began its grantmaking through CFSEK in 2017 and has awarded over $140,000 to 46 nonprofit organizations in Cherokee, Crawford, and Labette counties.

2023 Elm Acres Foundation grant recipients

The 2023 Elm Acres Foundation grants were awarded to the following organizations:

CFSEK is pleased to be the Elm Acres Foundation Endowment Fund host agency and is proud to assist them in providing these grants annually. On behalf of the Elm Acres Foundation, CFSEK congratulates the 2023 grant recipients and thanks them for their work with at-risk youth.

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