Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds allow donors to designate a specific cause or geographic area for grant making without having to name a specific organization. Grants are made through an application process administered by the Foundation and/or with a special advisory group with expertise in the field of interest.

The Clifton Community Fund
This is a geographic field of interest fund that supports charitable projects in the city of Clifton, Kansas.

The Hanover Community Fund
This is a geographic field of interest fund that supports charitable projects in the city of Hanover, Kansas.

Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Washington County
This fund was established with matching dollars from the  Kansas Health Foundation’s GROW II program. It serves the same purpose of the Washington County Healthy Living Fund and promotes the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Washington County through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.

Washington County Healthy Living Fund
This is a public health fund formed as a result of participating in the Kansas Health Foundation’s GROW II program. Like the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Washington County, it promotes the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Washington County through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.

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