In this issue: Local donors keep giving despite difficult economy, Many types of gifts help donors make an impact, Grant resources available at the library, Five local organizations establish funds with DCCF, Leadership Update, Matching Opportunities: Endowed Gifts
Remembering Georgeson and Beach; LiveWell Lawrence strives for collective impact; Cathy Reinhardt on giving. Download PDF
In this issue: Community Fund grants address local needs, opportunities The Kansas Health Foundation and DCCF provide incentives to local donors Nonprofit board members learn about good governance LiveWell Lawrence Updates New funds established with eye toward the future Download PDF
The Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund provides financial support to a wide variety of local efforts to preserve and understand nature. Funding guidelines are available here; applications are due October 3.
After two successful years of Nonprofit Learning Opportunities, DCCF and the United Way of Douglas County are providing additional learning opportunities for 2011. We are taking a break for the summer, but sessions will resume in September. The workshops are held at Dreher Family 4-H Building at Douglas County K-State Extension, 2110 Harper Street in Lawrence,…
The Douglas County Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling nearly $120,000 to 29 local nonprofits as part of our annual community grant funding. This year’s awards focus on a variety of areas of community life, from the arts to youth development to the environment. The Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence received funding to expand…
LiveWell Lawrence is proud to be a sponsor of “Post-Harvest Handling, Food Safety, and GAPs: Making it Work on a Real Farm.” Presented by K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Rural Center, the workshop will be lead by Chris Blanchard, owner and operator of Rock Spring Farm in Decorah, Iowa. The workshop takes place…
Our Fall 2010 Newsletter is now available to download. Read about the recipients of the Tensie Oldfather Community Service Awards, and check out some of the photos from our recent 10th Anniversary Celebration.
Download our 2010 Report to the Community.
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Lawrence, KS 66044