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1510, 2020

October 2020 Grant Recipients Selected

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release: OCTOBER 2020 ROUND 24 GRANT RECIPIENTS SELECTED The Harper County Community Foundation recently awarded $120,757.90 to 26 organizations and projects that benefit Harper County. For this grant round, 37 grant applications were submitted to HCCF with a total of $288,435.42 requested. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners represent the 24th round of grants awarded since the inception of the granting [...]

910, 2020

Welcome to the Prepare To Launch Squad for 2020-2021

By |October 9th, 2020|Categories: Feature Stories|

HCCF would like to welcome and congratulate our 2021 Prepare to Launch Squad. Seniors: Desirea Molina, Kamon Haydock, Drew Meecham, Niki Jacobs, Kayleigh Rausch, Jagger Hawley and Mariya Stegall Juniors: Madalynn Winters, Cooper Traffas, Ryleigh Fly and Matte Swartz Sophomores: Sidney Swingle, Kendra Nelson, Emmery Kastens, Tipton Francis and Ashley Garcia Freshmen: Timothy Adams, Auburn Hill, Colter McDaniel and Drake Schmidt. The Prepare to Launch Squad is responsible for development [...]

1009, 2020

Grant Application & Reporting Deadline October 1, 2020

By |September 10th, 2020|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING OCTOBER 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2020. The grant deadline is October 1, 2020 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. This grant round represents the 24th round of grants awarded since May of 2009. A total of $2,361,255.00 has been awarded since the inception of this granting process. [...]

1405, 2020

May 2020 Grant Recipients Selected

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Feature Stories|

  News Release: MAY 2020 ROUND 23 GRANT RECIPIENTS SELECTED The Harper County Community Foundation recently awarded $110,312.75 to 28 organizations and projects that benefit Harper County. For this grant round, 35 grant applications were submitted to HCCF with a total of $204,804.94 requested. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners represent the 23rd round of grants awarded since the inception of the [...]

304, 2020

Grant Application & Reporting Deadline May 1, 2020

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Feature Stories|

Please know it is business as usual for HCCF's upcoming May 1st grant application and reporting deadline. The only part of the process still up-in-the-air is the Awards Presentation. Stay tuned for more information closer to time for the event. In the meantime, please review the press release featured below for more deadline information. ___________ News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING MAY 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be [...]

811, 2019

October 2019 Grant Recipients Recognized

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release: OCTOBER 2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2019 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of the Year Gala. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Monday, November 4th, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County [...]

810, 2019

2019-2020 Prepare to Launch Squad

By |October 8th, 2019|Categories: Feature Stories|

2019-2020 Prepare to Launch Squad Left side // left to right :: Kendra Nelson, Riley Mathews, Ryleigh Fly, Mariya Stegall, Madalynn Winters and Jaggar HawleyRight side // left to right :: Emmery  Kastens, Matte Swartz, Cooper Traffas, Kamon Haydock, Tipton Francis, Niki Jacobs, Desi Molina, and Drew Meecham.

1909, 2019

Grant Deadline October 1st & Project Photos Requested

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING OCTOBER 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2019. The grant deadline is October 1, 2019 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. This grant round represents the 22nd round of grants awarded since May of 2009. A total of $2,130,967.00 has been awarded since the inception of this granting process. [...]

2905, 2019

May 2019 Award Recipients Recognized

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   MAY 2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2019 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting and Family Grant Party. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 21st at the Anthony Christian Church Gym in Anthony. The Foundation would like to thank the Anthony Christian Church for [...]

2903, 2019

Grant Deadline May 1st & Project Photos Requested

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING MAY 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the first round of grants for 2019. The grant deadline is May 1, 2019 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. This grant round represents the 21st round of grants awarded since May of 2009. A total of $2,014,587.00 has been awarded since the inception of this granting process. [...]

2610, 2018

October 2018 Award Recipients Recognized

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   OCTOBER 2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2018 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of the Year Gala. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, October 23rd, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County [...]

1109, 2018

Grant Deadline October 1st & Project Photos Requested

By |September 11th, 2018|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING OCTOBER 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2018. The grant deadline is October 1, 2018 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. This grant round represents the 20th round of grants awarded since May of 2009. A total of $1,900,462.00 has been awarded since the inception of this granting process. [...]

2405, 2018

May 2018 Award Recipients Recognized

By |May 24th, 2018|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   MAY 2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2018 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting and Family Grant Party. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 22nd at the Anthony Christian Church Gym in Anthony. The Foundation would like to thank the Anthony Christian Church for [...]

1604, 2018

Grant Deadline May 1st & Project Photos Requested

By |April 16th, 2018|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  COMPLETED PROJECT PHOTO REQUEST AND HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING MAY 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the first round of grants for 2018. The grant deadline is May 1, 2018 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF would also like to make a formal request of previous grant recipients to submit a photo of their finalized projects to the [...]

2610, 2017

October 2017 Award Recipients Recognized

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   OCTOBER 2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2017 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of the Year Gala. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, October 24th, in the Memorial Building in Attica. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of [...]

2609, 2017

Grant Deadline October 1st

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING OCTOBER 1st The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2017. The grant deadline is October 1, 2017 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF’s Mission is to promote community development by supporting educational, human needs, health care, community improvement and rural development projects throughout Harper County. The HCCF Board of Directors [...]

2605, 2017

May 2017 Award Recipients Recognized

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   MAY 2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2017 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting and Family Grant Party. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 23rd at the Anthony Christian Church Gym in Anthony. The Foundation would like to thank the Anthony Christian Church for [...]

3003, 2017

Grant Application Revision for May 1st Deadline

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT APPLICATION REVISION AND DEADLINE APPROACHING The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the first round of grants for 2017. The grant deadline is May 1, 2017 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. The revision to the grant application for this grant round moving forward is a request from the Board for two copies of every grant application be submitted for [...]

311, 2016

October 2016 Award Recipients Recognized

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   OCTOBER 2016 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2016 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of the Year Gala. The event was held at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, November 1st, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. HCCF apologizes for the last-minute time change for this event, but there [...]

1609, 2016

Grant Deadline October 1st

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT ROUND DEADLINE APPROACHING AND DATE SET FOR AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2016. The grant deadline is October 1, 2016 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF’s Mission is to promote community development by supporting educational, human needs, health care, community improvement and rural development projects throughout Harper County. The [...]

806, 2016

May 2016 Award Recipients Recognized

By |June 8th, 2016|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   MAY 2016 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2016 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting and first ever Family Grant Party. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 24th at the Anthony Christian Church Gym in Anthony. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and [...]

806, 2016

Don Jensen Serves HCCF for 20 years

By |June 8th, 2016|Categories: Feature Stories|

Don Jensen (pictured above with his family) was recognized at HCCF's most recent Awards Presentation. Don served Anthony Community Foundation, which later became Harper County Community Foundation, for the last 20 years. The Foundation has grown from $0 to $3 million over the course of Don’s tenure. He assisted the Board in various ways over the years including his most recent roles of both Treasurer and Finance Team member. The [...]

806, 2016

HCCF Receives 2015-16 STEM Education Leadership Award

By |June 8th, 2016|Categories: Feature Stories|

Harper County Community Foundation Receives STEM Education Leadership Award Presented by Nasdaq and EverFi Harper County Community Foundation (HCCF) was honored for the 2015-2016 school year at the STEM Education Leadership Awards presented by Nasdaq and EverFi.  This national award recognizes key organizations’ significant efforts to improve STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) education and career readiness for students across North America and in their local community. Sixteen institutions were [...]

704, 2016

Grant Deadline May 1st

By |April 7th, 2016|Categories: Feature Stories|

Harper County Community Foundation Family Grant Party May 24 Since 2009 your foundation has given away more than $1.3 million dollars to local non-profits and we’ll be granting more at the Anthony Christian Church at 7PM on May 24. This will be our first family night and we’re inviting our scholarship recipients too. We’ll also be saying goodbye to outgoing board members Don Jensen and Kerry Schroeder. As part of [...]

3011, 2015

October 2015 Awards Recipients Recognized

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   OCTOBER 2015 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2015 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of the Year Gala. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, October 27th, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County [...]

1709, 2015

Grant Deadline October 1st

By |September 17th, 2015|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:  HCCF GRANT ROUND DEADLINE APPROACHING AND DATE SET FOR AWARDS PRESENTATION The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2015. The grant deadline is October 1, 2015 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF’s Mission is to promote community development by supporting educational, human needs, health care, community improvement and rural development projects throughout Harper County. The [...]

2705, 2015

May 2015 Award Recipients Recognized

By |May 27th, 2015|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   MAY 2015 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT AND ANNUAL MEETING The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2015 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 19th, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper [...]

2703, 2015

Grant Deadline May 1st

By |March 27th, 2015|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release: GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING AND DATE SET FOR ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the first round of grants for 2015. The grant deadline is May 1, 2015 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF’s Mission is to promote community development by supporting educational, human needs, health care, community improvement and rural development projects [...]

3110, 2014

October 2014 Award Recipients Recognized

By |October 31st, 2014|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   OCTOBER 2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2014 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of the Year Gala. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, October 28th, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper [...]

1308, 2014

Grant Deadline October 1st

By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING AND DATE SET FOR END OF THE YEAR GALA & AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the second round of grants for 2014. The grant deadline is October 1, 2014 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF’s Mission is to promote community development by supporting educational, human needs, health care, community improvement and [...]

1906, 2014

May 2014 Award Recipients Recognized

By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   MAY 2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT HCCF AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2014 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 29th, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board [...]

1006, 2014

Attica USD 511’s Prepare to Launch Program

By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: Feature Stories|

ATTICA USD 511's PREPARE TO LAUNCH PROGRAM Graduation brings an end to the first year of the Prepare To Launch Program at Attica Schools. The first year ends with over $15,000 having been raised. The 2014 Prepare To Launch Squad held 4 events throughout the school year in an effort to raise money for further education of Attica High School graduates. In conjunction with the Harper County Community Foundation, the [...]

1504, 2014

Grant Deadline May 1st!!

By |April 15th, 2014|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING AND DATE SET FOR ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT The Harper County Community Foundation will be offering the first round of grants for 2014. The grant deadline is May 1, 2014 and over $100,000 will be available for projects that benefit Harper County. HCCF’s Mission is to promote community development by supporting educational, human needs, health care, community improvement and rural development projects [...]

1111, 2013

Board of County Commissioners presents $1.1 million to HCCF

By |November 11th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

Left to Right: Harper County Commissioners Jim Gates, Lee Adams and Carla Pence present a check to HCCF Chairperson Kevin Alexander. Also pictured are HCCF Board of Directors Roy Davis, Tom Conrady, Tim Penner, Lisa Mathes, Don Jensen, Virginia Martin and Alan Allenbach. Those unable to attend from the HCCF Board were Carol Jean Martin, Sloane Freeman and Kerry Schroeder. Harper County Board of Commissioners made a presentation of $1.1 million [...]

1111, 2013

October 2013 Grant Recipients Recognized

By |November 11th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the October 2013 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their End of Year Gala. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, November 6th, in the Westview Apartments’ Community Room in Harper. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners represent the tenth round of grants awarded. For [...]

2809, 2013

HCCF/Lighthouse Funds Check Presentation

By |September 28th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

Pictured left to right: Kevin Alexander, HCCF Chairperson; Ashley Hostetler, Pleasant Valley Preschool and Sue Williams, Lighthouse Funds Committee Harper County Community Foundation in association with the Lighthouse Funds recently made a $10,000 presentation to the Pleasant Valley Preschool to assist with building renovations. January 2014 is the estimated opening date for the preschool. Any questions in regards to the school can be sent to pvmcpreschool@gmail.com.

909, 2013

Grant Deadline October 1st!!

By |September 9th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

The Harper County Community Foundation will offer the second round of grants for 2013 from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners. The grant deadline is October 1, 2013. Approximately $95,000 will be available for this round of grants designated for projects that benefit Harper County. Please note applicants for this grant round will need to utilize the recently revised version of the grant application. [...]

1106, 2013

Bertholf Family Scholarship Recipients

By |June 11th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

Pictured from Left to Right: Grecia Rucoba, Jake Brannon and Taylor Mathes The Harper County Community Foundation had the privilege of presenting three Bertholf Family Scholarships for the upcoming school year.   In the fall of 2000, Jack and LaVera Bertholf, a farming and ranching family in Harper County, set up a scholarship fund with the Harper County Community Foundation. HCCF has invested the principle funds and awards scholarships from the [...]

2405, 2013

May 2013 Grant Recipients Recognized

By |May 24th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

The Harper County Community Foundation recently recognized the grant recipients for the May 2013 round at an Awards Presentation held in conjunction with their Annual Meeting. The event was held at 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 23rd, in the Bank of Kansas Hospitality Room, in downtown Anthony. These monies from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners represent the ninth round of grants awarded. For [...]

1904, 2013

Grant Round Deadline May 1st and Upcoming Awards Presentation

By |April 19th, 2013|Categories: Feature Stories|

Harper Baseball Fields received partial funding from HCCF for renovation projects. News Release:   GRANT ROUND DEADLINE APPROACHING AND DATE SET FOR AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENT The Harper County Community Foundation will offer the first round of grants for 2013 from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners. The grant deadline is May 1, 2013. Approximately $95,000 will be available for this round of grants [...]

2711, 2012

October 2012 Grant Awards Announced

By |November 27th, 2012|Categories: Feature Stories, Uncategorized|

News Release: OCTOBER 2012 GRANT RECIPIENTS SELECTED The Harper County Community Foundation is pleased to announce they recently awarded a total of $92,671 to 20 grant recipients benefiting projects throughout Harper County. The recipients of the October 2012 Grant monies are VFW Post 11449 for their ceiling tile project; Extra Innings Baseball Chapel for equipment as part of the creation of a league for their men's outreach; Harper County Head Start for the [...]

1209, 2012

Grant Deadline October 1st!

By |September 12th, 2012|Categories: Feature Stories|

News Release:   GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS The Harper County Community Foundation will offer the second round of grants for 2012 from the Waste Connection Landfill Revenues and the Harper County Board of Commissioners. The grant deadline is October 1, 2012. Approximately $95,000 will be available for this round of grants designated for projects that benefit Harper County. Having ended the previous three-year commitment with the Harper County Board of [...]

1109, 2012

Needs Now

By |September 11th, 2012|Categories: Needs Now|

One of the best things about calling Harper County home is people who live here don’t see themselves as merely spectators in this community. They want to help where they can. Nonprofit organizations in Harper County often have urgent needs that arise outside of the Foundation’s regular grant cycles. As a way to support these organizations we intend to use Needs Now to inform our donors of these needs and count on [...]

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