CFSEK Offers Grants to Childcare Providers in Cherokee County, Kansas [Update: Closed]

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas just launched a new, one-time grant opportunity for Cherokee County, Kansas, childcare providers! The Foundation is offering a total of $5,000 in grants to help childcare providers grow or maintain their services in Cherokee County. Applications are being accepted online at through Friday, July 7.

“CFSEK understands that the availability of high-quality, accessible, and affordable childcare benefits the common good and quality of life for everyone in Southeast Kansas, which is part of our mission,” said CFSEK Program Coordinator Sherri Stephens. “To be responsive to the interests and needs of those we serve, CFSEK is excited to be Making A Difference in childcare for Cherokee County by assisting providers in launching, maintaining, or increasing their childcare services.”

Visit to apply. Please read and follow the instructions carefully. Contact Sherri Stephens with any questions.

About the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is a local public charity established in 2001 to encourage charitable giving to benefit the quality of life in Southeast Kansas. Together with our affiliates in Columbus, Fort Scott, and Girard, the Foundation awarded over $2 million in charitable grants during 2022 and has facilitated more than $20 million in grants since it was founded. To learn more about the Community Foundation and how we can help you support your community, contact us!