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Funds of the Foundation

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Chase County Community Fund

To aid Chase County with its charitable needs
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Growing Greenwood Fund

To aid Greenwood County, KS with its charitable needs
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Arts & Humanities

Arts Council Endowment II Fund

To improve and maintain the Emporia Arts Council and its programs
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Arvonia Historic Preservation Society

To support preservation and restoration of historic buildings in Arvonia, KS
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Emporia Arts Council

Enhance and expand the furtherance of the mission of the Emporia Arts Council
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Emporia City Band Fund

To endow the operation of the Summer City Band
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Emporia Granada Theatre Alliance, Inc. Endowment Fund

To endow the operations of the Granada Theatre
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Emporia Public Library Designated Fund

To provide support for the Emporia Public Library
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Emporia Public Library Endowed Fund

To provide support for the Emporia Public Library
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Friends of the Library Fund

To provide support for the Emporia Public Library's programs and mission
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Lyon County Historical Society

To endow the operations of the Historical Society
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Pioneer Bluffs Endowed Fund

To provide support for the facilities and the general operations of Pioneer Bluffs
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Red Rocks Endowment Fund

To endow the operation of the White home in Emporia (Red Rocks)
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Red Rocks Fund

To maintain, operate programs and preserve the house at 927 Exchange Street in Emporia, Kansas and support the house as a museum
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Symphony in the Flint Hills Fund

To provide support for Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc.
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Children

79 Fund

To improve Emporia and the surrounding area with emphasis on the children of Emporia
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Camp Wood Endowment Fund

To improve the programs and activities of Camp Wood YMCA
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Chase Children's Fund

To support early childhood programs in Chase County, Kansas
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Dirty Kanza Youth Cycling Fund

To provide support for youth cycling programs
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Flint Hills Girl Scout Fund

For the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland region
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Food for Students Fund

To provide nutritional support the needy children of USD 253
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Heather Stewart Endowment Fund

To improve the programs and activities of Camp Wood YMCA
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Keep It A Safe Summer (KISS) Fund

To provide support for the Keep It A Safe Summer event
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L.T. Heritage Children's Fund

Provide funding for children of need in Emporia, Kansas
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Never Let Go Fund

Financial assistance to Lyon County families with children battling cancer
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NLC Youth Association Fund

To support the preservation and restoration of the North Lyon County Youth Association facilities in Allen, Kansas
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Sadie A Jones Fund

to provide for the health needs, particularly regarding vision and hearing, of low-income children in the Emporia area
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The Sadie Jones Fund

Accept the annual payment from the Sadie Jones Endowed Fund
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Twin Rivers Junior Shooting Sports

To improve and support promoting youth firearms and hunting safety
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Wade Barrett Memorial Fund

To provide support for initiatives related to infant safe sleep education
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What's In Outdoors Fund

To promote programs and activities supporting youth/family activities in the Great Outdoors including responsibility education, firearm safety and scholarship for students
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Donor Advised

Batille Fund

General improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia area

Cleve Cook - Emporia Lions Club Endowed Donor Advised Fund

To support agricultural scholarships, Emporia Farmer’s Market, agricultural projects, and potential business development in the Emporia and Lyon County area

Cleve Cook - Emporia Lions Club Fund

Support agricultural related initiatives and special projects of the Emporia Lions Club

Dale & Carolyn Davis Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

DeBauge Family Fund

General improvements of the lives of those living in the United States

Don J & Linda Glaser Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Earl & Stelouise Sauder Gift Fund

For funding youth activities in Lyon, Coffey, Chase, and Greenwood counties in Kansas

Fred & Paula Neuer Endowment Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia community

Jane & Bernard Reeble Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia community

Jim & Kathy Kessler Fund

Providing support to the Emporia Area Habitat for Humanity, community grants, and Fund for the Future

Kansas Parks Trust Fund

To support the operations and programs of the Kansas Parks Trust

Ken & Marilyn Buchele Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Ken Calhoun Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Koons Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Muckenthaler Charitable Family Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Ott Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Power Gift Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Richard Porter Fund

Used for charitable, educational, scientific, religious, or literary processes

Sarah Porter

Supports eligible charitable organizations

Skip & Jan Evans Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Strahm Gift Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community

Waddell Family Trust

Accepts the proceeds from a building donated by the family to the ECF

Education & Scholarship

Ace It Up

Supports projects and scholarships to benefit children ages from infant to high school in the USD 253 area
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Berta I. Miller Disability Education Fund

Bookstore credit for ESU Special Education & Rehabilitation Counseling student
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Bill Riggs Memorial Scholarship Fund

In memory of Bill Riggs to provide assistance to qualified individuals  to pursue private pilot flight training
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Brown Family College Access Endowment Fund

Provide support for Chase County high school students seeking college credit hours
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Buster & Eugenia Wheat Scholarship Fund

In memory of Buster and Eugenia Wheat to provide scholarships for students in North Lyon County
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Buxton Memorial Fund

In memory of Nick Buxton for technical education in the Electric Power and Distribution program at Manhattan Area Technical College
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Chase County College Access Fund

Provide support for Chase County high school students seeking college credit hours
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Cheryl Holder Middle School Student Council Activity and Scholarship Fund

For the benefit of middle school students in USD 284 chase County as well as a scholarship for a graduate of the Chase County Junior/Senior High School
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Emporia Christian School Endowed Fund

To improve and maintain the Emporia Christian School
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Emporia Public School Endowment Fund

To assist with non-budgetary educational needs of the Emporia school district
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ESU Department of Nursing Fund

Support improvements to the ESU Department of Nursing in Emporia, Kansas, including scholarships
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Flint Hills Community Fund Endowed Scholarship Fund

For scholarships for graduates of Hartford High School
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Floyd Hagins, Jr. Fund

For scholarships for students entering the CMA, CNA, HHA or LPN program at Flint Hills Technical College
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Gregory Longbine Memorial Athletic Fund

 memory of Greg Longbine to provide scholarships to Emporia State University student athletes
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Hispanics of Today & Tomorrow (HOTT) Fund

Increase awareness of the culture, cultivate community service, and educate the Hispanic community of the area
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Lance Hedges Endowed Conservation

Provides scholarships for internships majoring in conservation management or a related field
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Lance Hedges Endowed Conservation Fund

For scholarships and/or the general purpose of The Nature Conservancy
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Milton L. & Fay L. Henderson Fund

For scholarships for Hartford High School graduates for "higher education" including technical schools
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Monica Wilkinson Memorial Scholarship Fund

In memory of Monica Wilkinson to provide a scholarship to Hartford High School graduates continuing their education at Emporia State University or Flint Hills Technical College
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National State Teacher of the Year

To endow the National State Teacher of the Year Program
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North Lyon County Student Honor Flight Fund

Support for the Honor Flight program established by USD 251
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North Lyon County USD 251 Fund

Supports scholarships and special projects for the betterment of USD 251 students
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Southern Lyon County Education Fund

To support special projects and scholarships in USD 252
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Southern Lyon County Student Honor Flight Fund

To provide support for the Honor Flight program with USD 252
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Springer Educational Trust Fund

For scholarships for Olpe High School graduates
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Student Success Fund

Support to rural Kansas kids through IT and Leadership helping them find their purpose in life
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USD 253 Scholarship Fund

For scholarships for graduates of Emporia High School
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USD 284 Chase County Scholarships Fund

For scholarships for graduates of Chase County High School
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What's In Outdoors Fund

To promote programs and activities supporting youth/family activities in the Great Outdoors including responsibility education, firearm safety and scholarship for students
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Foundation Support

Dr. Thomas A Kriss Fund

Supports the Perkins Fund for the Future
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Emporia Area Match Day Fund

Provides for Match Day event and expenses
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General Fund

Operation of the Emporia Community Foundation
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Harmon Family Fund

Support the Perkins Fund for the Future
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Kathryn L & Elvin D Perkins Fund

Operation of the Emporia Community Foundation
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Perkins Fund for the Future

To endow the operations and grant making of ECF
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William O & Abigail S Barnes Fund

Support the Perkins Fund for the Future
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General Improvement

Buck Animal Welfare Fund

Support the benefit and welfare of animals
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CaraLee & Bill Gardner Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community
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City of Emporia Kahola

Improving the park system of Emporia, Kansas
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East 9th Avenue Park Fund

For improvements to the park located on the east side of Emporia, KS
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Emporia Friends of the Zoo

For continued improvements and embellishments to the Emporia Zoo
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Evergreen Cemetery Care Fund

To provide support for the maintenance of the Evergreen Cemetery located in the 1300 block of Highway 99, Emporia, Kansas
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Fairgrounds Development Fund

Development of the Lyon County Fair Grounds
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Gardner II Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia community
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Grandma Betty Park Fund

To provide support for the Strong City, KS park
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Growing Greenwood Disaster Relief Fund

To provide recovery support for natural disasters in Greenwood County, KS
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Hamilton Community Improvement

To improve the community of Hamilton, KS
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Humane Society of the Flint Hills Endowed Fund

To endow the operations of the Humane Society
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Kansas Business Hall of Fame Fund

To provide support for facility improvements as well as ongoing support
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Lyon County Fair Ground Improvement Fund

For improvements to the Lyon County Fair
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Mount Mitchell Heritage Prairie

Support for the 125 acre park located in Wabaunsee County
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Nancy Keller Preservation Fund

To preserve the Courthouse in Cottonwood Falls, KS
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North Lyon County Veterans Memorial Project, Inc. Fund

To build and maintain a Veterans Memorial/Museum to preserve the stories of those from North Lyon County who have served in the Armed Forces
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Olpe Firefighter's Fund

To provide support for the Olpe Firefighters
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Olpe Knights Building Fund

To improve and maintain the building widely used by the Olpe community
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Olpe Splash Park Designated Fund

To provide support for the Olpe Splash Park
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Olpe Veterans Memorial Fund

To provide support for a Veterans Memorial in Olpe, Kansas
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Project Playscape Fund

To provide support for a splash pad and baseball field in Americus, Kansas
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Reading Community Development Fund

For the betterment of the greater Reading community, including scholarships
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Reading Playground Fund

To improve the Reading, Ks. city park
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Richard & Staci Hamman Fund

Provide support to the Emporia Granada Theatre
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Sertoma Train

To improve and maintain the train at Soden's Grove Park
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Strong City Preservation Alliance, Inc. Fund

Restore and preserve the historical structures and environments within the city of Strong City, Kansas and Chase County, Kansas
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William Allen White Legacy Day Fund

Establish and sustain the William Allen White Legacy Day
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Healthcare & Human Needs

Chase County Good Samaritan Fund

Provide assistance for immediate and critical needs, not met by traditional resources, for the health and well-being of individuals and/or families in Chase County
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Emporia Area Habitat for Humanity Fund

To provide support for Emporia Area Habitat for Humanity
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Flint Hills Community Health Endowed Fund

To aid the Community Health Center in serving the Emporia area
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Flint Hills Community Health Fund

To aid the Community Health Center in serving the Emporia area
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Hetlinger Development Center

An endowment for the continued operation of the Hetlinger Center
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Kansas Health Foundation Fund

Improve Public Health for Emporia and the surrounding area
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Kansas Health Foundation Operating Endowment

Improve the operation of the ECF
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Kansas Health Foundation Operating Endowment for CCCF

Improve the operation of CCCF
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Kansas Health Foundation Operating Grant

Improve ECF Operations
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Morgan Wilkie Fund

Care and comfort of elders, women, and children in Emporia
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Newman Regional Health Fund

Projects and programs within the scope of the Newman Regional Health Fund
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Team Schnak Strong Fund

To provide support for children & families who live with Type I diabetes as well as spread awareness by educating the general public about the disease
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United Way of the Flint Hills Fund

Furtherance the purposes of the United Way of the Flint Hills
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Leadership & Community Development

Beyond the Banners Fund

Supports veterans initiatives
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Emporia Celebrates the Flint Hills Fund

To provide support for community activities that enhances the quality of life in Emporia and the Flint Hills Region
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Emporia Spanish Speakers

Provides support for the Emporia Spanish Speakers
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Farmers Market Pavilion Fund

Supports and enhances parking area
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Flint Hills Community Fund

to provide support funding research for student with dyslexia, community and rural development, and agriculture and conservation in Butler, Chase, Greenwood, Lyon, Marion, and Morris Counties
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Greater Emporia Area Disaster Relief Fund

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Leadership Emporia

Supplement costs of the Leadership Emporia program and improve the health and well-being of children in the area
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Main Street Campaign Fund

To support projects for the betterment of Emporia Main Street
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Main Street Fund

For improvements to the Emporia Main Street Program and its mission
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Main Street Mommas

Support the benefit, projects, and programs
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St. Andrews Fund

To improve St. Andrews Church and it's facility in Emporia, KS
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Service

Antes Charitable Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Bell Living Trust Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Chase County Good Samaritan Fund

To provide for immediate and critical needs of residents in Chase County, KS
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EastGate Plaza Fund

Used for charitable, educational, scientific, or literary purposes
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Emporia's Home Team Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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G Dennis & Catherine M Murphy Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Gilpin Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Greg & Karen Bachman Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Jane & Bob Symmonds

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Jane & Robert Symmonds Endowed Field of Interest Fund

Provides support for eligible charitable organizations
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Justin & Sasha Mallon

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Kaltenbacher Charitable Trust Endowed Field of Interest Fund

For Chase County children and disabled adults
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Kaltenbacher Charitable Trust Non-Endowed Field of Interest Fund

Chase County children and disabled adults
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Ken & Marilyn Buchele Charitable Fund

Used to provide support to charitable causes designated in the Memorandum of Understanding.
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Kraft Family Fund

Provide support for eligible charitable organizations
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Lauer Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Laurent Charitable Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Loretto Langley Fund

Benefit of the Emporia Area
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Lyon County Extension Council Charitable Fund

General improvements for those living in Lyon County and within the purposes of the Extension’s programs
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Lyon County Extension Council Fund

To support the programs of Extension within Lyon County
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Meyer Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Muckenthaler Charitable Family Fund

Furtherance of the general improvement of the lives of those living in the Emporia Community
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Out of the Blue Fund

Funding for small grants to respond to immediate needs in our community
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Reyes Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Rotary Club of Emporia Fund

To provide support for projects and philanthropic initiatives of the Rotary Club of Emporia
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Sally Sanchez

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Schreiber Family Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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SOS Lohmeyer Family Endowment Fund

To endow the operation of the SOS organization
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SOS Lohmeyer Family Fund

To improve Emporia's SOS organization
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Thomas Charitable Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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Warner Blackburn/Dirty Kanza Charitable Fund

To provide support for the betterment of the cycling community & Dirty Kanza Promotions
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Younger Charitable Fund

Supports eligible charitable organizations
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