Moundridge Community Foundation awards $14,200 in grants to local organizations

By Moundridge Community Foundation
October 07, 2014

The Moundridge Community Foundation announced grant distributions totaling $14,200 have been awarded to countywide organizations to assist area nonprofits further their missions.

Grant funds are made available by the Community Fund, Moundridge Youth Fund and KHF Public Health Fund.

Organizations were asked to complete applications illustrating a need for the program, the population that would be served and expected outcomes if funding were granted.

Grant awards are:

$6500 - Mercy Hospital – Physical Therapy improvement by providing a special traction/treatment table for use and treatment of inpatients and outpatients of hospital.

$1200 - Moundridge Historical Association – Exterior renovation of Depot Museum and Cole House Museum grounds

$1500 - Moundridge Recreation Commission - To improve adult and community development by providing a safer environment and creating a positive relationship between MRC and the community.

$3500 - Moundridge Youth Ministries and West Zion Church - MYM ministers to young people from K-12 every Wednesday during the school year, providing a positive influence of Christian based Bible teaching and a meal to nearly 160 young people.

$1500 - USD #423 – Connected Campus - District wide program designed to build positive school culture, community relationships and a community of responsibility, by using practical stratgies to achieve accountability from students, teachers and administrators.

The Moundridge Community Foundation offers you a way to leave a remembrance of your life, your values, and your family. People give through, not to the Community Foundation. We honor donor’s wishes to ensure gifts we receive today endure for generations to come. For more information about the Foundation, visit