Girard Area Community Foundation call for applications

The Girard Area Community Foundation announces the 2019 grant cycle.  The Foundation will begin accepting applications on September 1, 2018 from local 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions for programs that benefit the quality of life in the Girard area which includes the communities of Farlington, Brazilton, Hepler, Beulah and Walnut.  The Girard Area Community Foundation funded approximately $35,000 to recipients in grants last year and plans to fund at least the same in 2019.  A link to the application can be found on the GACF website and Girard Area Community Foundation Facebook page.

To be considered for funding, please print and complete the application.  Scan and email the completed application and any supporting documents to Jeannie Peterson at by 4:30 p.m. on September 28, 2018. Applications may also be mailed to the Girard Area Community Foundation at the address below and must be received by 4:30 p.m. on September 28, 2018. All applicants will receive a confirmation of application receipt within one week via email.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance or declination in writing.

Awards will be determined by the quality and strength of the case presented for the proposed need. The criteria considered in reviewing proposals are:

  • Will the proposed strategies contribute to solutions of the identified need?
  • Does the applicant appear capable of completing the proposed project?
  • How is the applicant collaborating with other organizations or individuals?
  • Does the budget show where every dollar will be spent?

If you have any questions about the application process or need further assistance, please call Jeannie Peterson at 620-724-5131 or 620-238-0654 (cell), or Blaise Bauer at 620-724-4325 or 620-238-0269 (cell).


Girard Area Community Foundation

c/o Jeannie Peterson

302 North Hospital Drive

Girard, KS  66743

Phone: 620-724-5131 or 620-238-0654