Provisional Funds

Provisional Funds are established by a group or organization that is raising money for a specific charitable community project.

Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund
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Holyrood Santa Fe Depot Restoration Project Fund

Recent News

Community foundation awards over $89,000 in fall grants

Community foundation awards over $89,000 in fall grants ELLSWORTH, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation awarded over $89,000 to nine projects throughout Ellsworth County. The following organizations received funding: Wilson Community Foundation Inc., $23,364 to replace playground equipment.Ellsworth Fire Department, $20,000 to improve lockers.St. Paul's Lutheran Church, $15,900 for the architectural planning, structural engineering, and site preparation for a new Fellowship Hall.Ellsworth County Sheriff's Office - K9 Unit, $10,950 to purchase a new police service dog.City of Holyrood, $7,970 to purchase picnic tables for the park and splash pad area.Ellsworth County Economic Development, $4,000 to purchase 2[...]

Let's Make A Match

Gifts to the community foundation are worth more in October ELLSWORTH, Kan.—Ellsworth County could earn additional dollars for charitable grants in the community through a county-wide Match Month gift matching campaign. In October, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation will match all public gifts to the Smoky Hills Community Fund at the Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation, up to $50,000. Every dollar donated will be matched with $1.50. The Smoky Hills Community Fund is an unrestricted community grant fund that supports projects and programs focused on improving quality of life in Ellsworth County. All donations are tax-deductible. Gifts can be mailed to Smoky Hills Charitable[...]