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.

Recent News

Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

WASHINGTON, Kan.—The Washington County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open Friday, February 1, and are due Monday, April 1, 2019. Over $11,000 is available to charitable projects in Washington County through the following funds: Washington County Opportunity Fund – available for projects that help fulfill the foundation’s mission to improve the quality of life in Washington County.Hanover Community Fund – available for charitable projects that address the present and future needs of Hanover, Kansas.Clifton Community Fund – available for charitable projects that address the present and future needs of Clifton, Kansas. Grants are limited to communities in Washington County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations,[...]

Community foundation scholarships available

  The Washington County Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. The following scholarship is available: Columbus, Vera & Morris Jones Memorial Scholarship, for seniors graduating from Washington County High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will go to students who plan to attend Kansas State University. Washington County students may also apply for the following scholarship through the Community Foundation for Cloud County:  CF Sunshine Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates from Cloud County or Washington County who are pursuing the medical or education field, or plan to attend a recognized trade school. All[...]