Community Grant Supports New Mural in Burr Oak
"Hundreds of people annually drive by and can't help but have a more positive attitude about the state of our small town," said grantee Jessica Barnes about the new Burr Oak mural along Hwy 128.
Artist Callum McNichols painted the main body of the mural and invited the rest of the community to paint the accompanying barn quilts.
Jewell County Community Foundation awards over $59,000 in grantsDecember 13, 2021
MANKATO, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Jewell County Community Foundation awarded over $59,000 to eight projects throughout the Jewell County area. The following organizations received funding:
Grants AvailableAugust 26, 2021
MANKATO, Kan.— The Jewell County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open September 1 and are due Monday, November 1, 2021.
Last grant cycle, the community foundation awarded USD 107 funding for the installation of handrails in the bleachers at the football and track grandstands to provide more stability and safety for our patrons.
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The Burn Association
The Burn Association was awarded a grant to upgrade their trucks and tanks with new equipment to have safer and more efficient burns.
"What a blessing to receive this grant! We operate on a very small budget and these grants make a difference" said Charles Smies.
City of Jewell
The City of Jewell installed new welcome signs in their downtown after participating in a "First Impressions," program with Miltonvale.
"The signs will help create a more vibrant, and welcoming downtown area," said grantee Shelby Bohnert.