2019 Grant Recipients

ABC Preschool and St. Francis Recreation
Bird City Public Library
Cheyenne Center For Creativity
Cheyenne County Village
Cheyenne County EMS Auxiliary
Cheyenne County Hospital Food & Mental Health
City of Saint Francis (as a pass through) for Concert in the Park
Cougar Cub Daycare
St. Francis Public Library
Area on Aging (St. Francis Senior Center)
UMC Thrift Store
Tri State Engine & Thresher Association

2018 Grant Recipients

Bird City – City

Bird City Community Club

Bird City – Cougar Cub Daycare

Bird City Housing Authority

Bird City Public Library

Bird City Senior Center

Bird City – Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Association

Bird City – USD 103

Cheyenne County Airport

Cheyenne County Amusement Authority

Cheyenne County Community Garden

Cheyenne County Development Corporation

Cheyenne County EMS

Cheyenne County EMS Auxiliary

Cheyenne County Fairgrounds

Cheyenne County Fire Dept.

Cheyenne County Food Pantry

Cheyenne County Health Dept.

Cheyenne County Historical Society

Cheyenne County Hospital

Cheyenne County – Kanza Society

Cheyenne County Leadership

Cheyenne County Sheriffs Dept

Cheyenne County Strategic Doing

Cheyenne County Village

St. Francis – ABC Preschool

St. Francis High School Alumni Association

St. Francis – Cheyenne Center for Creativity

St. Francis – City

St. Francis – Cornerstone Stars Gymnastics

St. Francis – Emergency Shelters

St. Francis Public Library

St. Francis Motorcycle Museum

St. Francis Senior Center

St. Francis – USD 297

St. Francis Kids Wrestling Club


Free Books

For kiddos under the age of 5 to receive their free book in September, you need to have them signed up by August 31. If you haven’t already signed up your child for this FREE program, go to https://www.gnwkcf.org/imaginationlibrary and do it today!

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Reading to children supports vocabulary. The number of words a child knows upon entering kindergarten is a key predictor of future success. Yet fewer that 15% of children are read to 3 times a week and less than half are read to daily… Learn more about early childhood reading at NWKansasReads.org.

Keller’s Pond Upgrade

Keller’s Pond is preparing for a major transformation thanks to grants from the St. Francis Community Foundation, Sunflower Foundation, and Dane G Hansen Foundation! A new walking trail is being installed for the enjoyment of all. Thanks to Cheyenne County and city of St. Francis crews, Brock McAtee and Tom Keller for making this happen!