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Norton County Community Foundation’s MatchDay 2021 Raises $149,447

Norton, Kansas, July 2021 – Norton County Community Foundation (NCCF) hosted its fourth annual Match Day on July 21, 2021. The donated and matched funds combined for a total of $149,447 to be invested into area nonprofit endowments and charitable projects.

MatchDay is an annual giving event designed to raise awareness and support for non-profits and charitable organizations in Norton County. Thanks to the support of loyal donors, NCCF was able to provide a $70,000 match this year. Twenty organizations participated in this year’s event. Those with an endowed fund at NCCF received a 2:1 match, while organizations and charitable projects without an endowed fund at NCCF received a 1:1 match. Combined, the participating organizations raised $79,447 from donors, leveraging the full $70,000 match from NCCF. In total, $149,447 was invested into local endowments and charitable projects. Participants included:


  • NCHS Alumni Association

  • Norton Area Childcare Association (Sunshine Learning Center)

  • Norton County Community Foundation Operating Endowment

  • Norton County Community Services Association (Carnival)

  • Norton County Endowment for the Arts

  • Norton County Health Department

  • Norton PRIDE

  • Norton Rotary Club

  • Norton Theatre Association


  • Celebrate Recovery, Outreach Expansion

  • Moms4Kids, Summer Backpack Food Program

  • Norton Bluejay Booster Club, Vinyl Banner Hardware

  • Norton County Genealogical Society, Purchase View Scanner for Microfilm

  • Norton Flower Fund, Beautification of Public Areas

  • Norton Public Library, Art Club Fund

  • Norton Regional Health Foundation, New Patient Beds for NCH

  • Rock Christian Youth Center, Re-Launch The Rock