News Release

Jewell County Community Foundation accepting grant applications

MANKATO, Kan.— The Jewell County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications opened September 1 and are due Wednesday, November 1, 2023.

This year, over $50,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Jewell County. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification
  • Projects that improve the quality of life for Jewell County residents

Funding for the fall grant cycle is provided by the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and the Jewell County Community Fund.

Grants are limited to communities in Jewell County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on November 1. Complete funding criteria and the grant application are available at