News Release

Smoky Valley CF now accepting spring grant applications

LINDSBORG, Kan.— The Smoky Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open Friday, March 1 and are due Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

This year, over $20,000 is available for charitable community improvement projects within the Smoky Valley area, which covers northern McPherson County and southern Saline County. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Projects that address the present and future needs of the community.
  • Projects that promote and encourage healthy lifestyles.

Funding for the spring grant cycle is provided by the Smoky Valley Healthy Living Fund, the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Smoky Valley, and the Smoky Valley Community Enhancement Fund.

Grants will be awarded through a competitive application process and requests up to $3,000 will be considered. 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 May 1. Funding guidelines and the grant application are available at .