Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas Awards $150,000 to SEK Nonprofits

CFSEK is pleased to announce General Grant Funds totaling $150,000 have been awarded to 45 nonprofit organizations in Southeast Kansas. These grants, in 2022 alone, will impact 15 Southeast Kansas counties and 29 different communities.

The areas of Basic Human Needs, Youth Activities, and Arts & Culture are the focus of the CFSEK General Funds grant process. Proposals for projects in these focus areas were accepted during the month of June. Submissions were reviewed, and selections for funding were completed earlier this month.

Since 2004, the funds directly managed by CFSEK have provided hundreds of thousands of dollars, positively affecting the quality of life for Southeast Kansas residents.

The following organizations and projects were awarded funds from the General Funds grant process:

Arts & Culture

Total awarded: $1,500

Basic Human Needs

Total awarded: $59,400

Youth Activities

Total awarded: $79,100

CFSEK Affiliates

Total awarded: $10,000

  • Girard Area Community Foundation: GACF youth activities granting
  • Fort Scott Area Community Foundation: FSACF youth activities granting


The CFSEK Board of Trustees and staff congratulate all the 2022 grant recipients!

If you are interested in establishing a grantmaking fund with the CFSEK, please contact us!

Last updated August 4, 2022