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Apply Now for Fall Grants

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Smoky Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) is now accepting applications for its fall grant cycle. Funding is available for programs and projects that strengthen and preserve the region’s heritage, encourage healthy lifestyles and environments, and address the present and future needs of the Smoky Valley area.

Focused on enhancing quality of life in the Smoky Valley area, grants will be awarded from the Heritage Fund, Smoky Valley Community Enhancement Fund and Smoky Valley Healthy Living Fund. Each grant will be limited to $3,000.

Non-profit organizations may apply, as well as for-profit organizations and individuals if the request is for a charitable project. Grants will be limited to projects within northern McPherson County and southern Saline County.

Applications must be submitted online by midnight on October 15, 2017. The application and guidelines are available here.

For more information, please contact SVCF board co-chairs Cassie Johnson at (785) 227-3355 or Jeanne Lucas at (785) 212-1846, or email

About Smoky Valley Community Foundation
Since 2002, the Smoky Valley Community Foundation has served as a vehicle for charitable giving, connecting donors with philanthropic causes they love. As an affiliate of the Greater Salina Community Foundation, SVCF is proud to serve the Smoky Valley region, including northern McPherson County and southern Saline County. For more information, visit