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Foundation awards grant to Northwest Kansas Foundation for HOPE

The Sheridan County Community Foundation is pleased to award $800.00 to the Northwest Kansas Foundation for HOPE to assist in its mission to support individuals and families affected by cancer. SCCF awarded the grant during its January 2024 cycle.

The mission of the Northwest Kansas Foundation for Hope is “…to Help Offset Patient’s Expenses [HOPE], for local families afflicted with cancer. Northwest Kansas Foundation for HOPE supports families in Cheyenne, Decatur, Gove, Logan, Rawlins, Sheridan, Sherman, Thomas, and Wallace counties.”

For more about the Foundation for HOPE, please visit their website at

SCCF encourages area organizations to submit applications for their projects and activities online at for funding consideration. Applications deadlines are the last day of each month for consideration during the Board of Directors monthly meeting the following month.

Six categories are considered with making grants: 1) Education; 2) Health Care; 3) Community Social Services and Security; 4) Conservation and Environment; 5) Arts and Culture; and 6) Community Beautification.

To learn more and apply, visit

Contact SCCF Executive Director Karl Pratt at or 785-675-1240 with questions regarding the application process.

SCCF is an affiliate of the Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation based in Bird City. The foundation seeks to encourage, prudently manage, and distribute charitable contributions to improve the quality of life of Sheridan County residents, now and in the future. To learn more, contact Pratt at 785-675-1240,, or visit Connect with SCCF at

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