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The Osborne County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open September 1 and are due Friday, November 1, 2019. Last fall, the Osborne County 4-H Council received a grant from the community foundation to host an after-school program at the Osborne Public Library. “Grow Your Plate” is a hands-on program for […]

Grain farmers have a vital role in moving lives forward; growing food that nourishes our community and the world. The community foundation, too, is committed to improving quality of life in the areas we serve, both today and in the future. Giving a gift of grain is a simple way to make a lasting difference. […]

The Osborne County Community Foundation awarded $48,705 during its spring grant cycle. Projects were funded through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and the Osborne County Community Action Fund. The following organizations received funding: Beta Sigma Phi, $7,846 to update wayfinding and recreational and cultural interest signs in Downs. Osborne Community Foundation, $6,500 for […]

OSBORNE, Kan.—The Osborne County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open Friday, February 1 and are due Monday, April 1, 2019. Over $75,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Osborne County through the following two funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that […]

The Osborne County Community Foundation invites you to show some love in February by donating to the “Love Your County” Sustainability Campaign. Gifts made during February are twice as nice as they will be matched ($5,000 cap per individual/up to $50,000 total) by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation. This is the second year of a […]

  Greater Salina Community Foundation, Osborne County Community Foundation’s host foundation, is currently accepting applications for the Tetlow-Downs Community Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants must be Lakeside High School graduating seniors who wish to attend a public or private college and pursue a major in a STEM area. Agriculture students may also be considered […]

  Here are some tips for completing your 2018 gifts to GSCF before the end of the year. If you have any questions about year-end giving, contact Susan Weis, Director of Finance, at 785-823-1800 or To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2018. Mail via U.S. Postal […]

Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example.  It may seem like some people are gifted with these skills, but the truth is most leadership traits can be learned and sharpened with time and practice. Osborne County area residents have the opportunity to learn, sharpen and practice their leadership skills […]

Three Power to Do More Contest Winners Announced Three farmers receive $10,000 each for their communities and a trip for two to their dream sports field INDIANAPOLIS — May 16, 2018 — Thousands of online votes were cast, and three farmers are named winners of the Power to Do more contest. Out of 10 finalists, Shirley […]

When communities are considering a large project such as a new community building or a new swimming pool, project planners may wonder where to go for funding. In Northwest Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation immediately comes to mind, but there are many other sources to consider for project support. Plus, grant applications to any […]