Youth Archive

Grantee Spotlight: The Rigamagjig at Curious Minds Discovery Zone

Do you know what a Rigamajig is? Curious Minds Discovery Zone (CMDZ) and thousands of visitors to the children’s museum do. The Rigamajig, a museum exhibit addition at CMDZ, is the result of a 2021 Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) Youth Activities General Funds grant award. Grant dollars went specifically to providing the Rigamajig building … Continue reading →

Grantee Spotlight: SEK Interlocal #637’s Bike for Success Program

Did you know SEK Interlocal #637 provides a specialized instructional program to students from across the 13 school districts it serves? Located at USD 250 Pittsburg Community Middle School (PCMS), this specialized program provides instruction to a small number of students with significant disabilities requiring a high student/staff ratio utilizing individualized, developmentally appropriate, non-traditional instruction. … Continue reading →

2021 Get Busy Livin’ Grants Now Available!

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Dylan Meier Get Busy Livin’ (GBL) Foundation grant application is now available through March 31. The GBL Foundation provides grants of up to $500 for nonprofit projects that support youth volunteerism. This year’s grant application can be found on the GBL Youth … Continue reading →

Youth Volunteerism Supported by GBL

Relish  each  moment  of  life.  Get  Busy  Livin’. The Dylan Meier  Get  Busy  Livin’  Foundation  (GBL)  was  established  in  2011  to  provide support  for  individuals  and  groups  that  embody  the  values  that  Dylan  pursued: adventure,  fitness,  curiosity,  generosity  and  a  daily  zest  for  life  experiences .The  GBL Foundation  is  determined  to  break  down  the  boundaries  that  keep  people  … Continue reading →

The Mission to Finding Peace by Cathy Farmer

Cathy shared her story of participating in the Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Mission Trip, which received funding through CFSEK from the Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, at our grant celelbration in November. We hope you enjoy reading what she shared as much as we did hearing it that evening. When Janice first mentioned this event to … Continue reading →