Norton, Kansas, September 2019 -- Norton County Community Foundation (NCCF) awarded $11,843.96 to Norton County nonprofit organizations and charitable projects in the September grant cycle. These funds were part of the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, which offers financial support to qualifying and deserving projects and programs in Northwest Kansas.
September’s grants supported the following organizations and projects:
Norton County 4-H Council for the Trap House Project. The Youth Clay Target Shooting Club is building a practice tap shooting range at the Norton Gun Club. The project includes concrete runways, a new trap house, and purchasing/installing a new trap thrower.
Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc. (KARL) for the Personal Development & Community Values seminar being hosted in Norton for the KARL Class XV.
This brings the total of awards funded through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund at NCCF in 2019 to $58,761.98. "Awarding grant funding to local nonprofits and charitable projects is one of the highlights of NCCF's work,” said Tara Vance, NCCF Executive Director. “We love seeing the positive impact on our community that comes as a result of funding these projects."
The guidelines and application for the Hansen Grant can be found on NCCF’s website at nortonccf.org. Applications are due the first day of every month to be considered for that month’s funding.
For more information, please contact Tara Vance at 785.874.5106, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the NCCF office at the Heaton Building in Downtown Norton, located at 112 S. Kansas in Norton, Kansas.