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Apply now for fall grants!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

The Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Saturday, September 15, 2018.

A total of $50,000 is available through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund. Grants will be awarded to charitable community improvement projects that address the present and future needs of Ellsworth County, including education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.

Grants are limited to communities in Ellsworth County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on September 15. Funding guidelines and the grant application are available at

For more information, contact Karie Bogart, affiliate grants coordinator, at 785-823-1800.