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Making an Impact: LATTE Awareness and Prevention Education

Making an Impact: LATTE Awareness and Prevention Education

Lawrence Anti-Trafficking Taskforce and Education Association (LATTE) was awarded a 2018 Community Grant to increase LATTE’s capacity for human trafficking awareness and prevention education. Working with area high school students, LATTE created an activity that provided tools and information for young people to help make a difference in addressing this critical issue. From the LATTE…

Giving Back to The Arts Train

Giving Back to The Arts Train

Van Go has been making a difference in the lives of youth in our community for more than 20 years.  DCCF was pleased to be able to support a technology upgrade to help meet the organization’s mission “to improve the lives of high-needs youth using art as the vehicle for self-expression, self-confidence, and hope for…

2019 DCCF Grant Calendar

2019 DCCF Grant Calendar

Application deadlines for Douglas County Community Foundation Grant programs have been set!  We encourage all eligible nonprofits doing work to benefit Douglas County apply.  We want you to apply and we are here to help! SPRING COMMUNITY GRANTS DUE DATE: February 4, 2019 MOMENTUM GRANTS DUE DATE: April 22, 2019 FALL COMMUNITY GRANTS DUE DATE:…

DCCF Office Closed January 1, 2019

DCCF Office Closed January 1, 2019

DCCF will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st.  We will be back in the office to help you make a difference in our community on Wednesday, January 2nd.  Happy New Year!

2018 LiveWell Community Wellness Grants awarded

Six local organizations were awarded LiveWell Community Wellness Grants for projects that increase access to healthy food and make it easier for people in Douglas County to be physically active.  Grantees attended a special Douglas County Community Foundation event where their organizations and their projects were recognized. Here are the grantees and their projects: The Children’s Shelter,…

2018 Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund grants awarded

A grant program designed to encourage organizations to create new and innovative ways to support and understand the local environment has awarded four local projects a total of $20,000 in grant support. Retired KU professor Elizabeth Schultz created the environmental fund at the Douglas County Community Foundation in 2005 with a simple mission in mind,…

DCCF office closed for Thanksgiving

    Enjoy the holiday with your loved ones!  Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.

Fall 2018 Community Grants Announced

The Board of Directors of the Douglas County Community Foundation awarded more than $130,000 to nonprofit organizations active in Douglas County through the Douglas County Community Foundation Fall 2018 Community Grants program. The following nonprofits received awards for a variety of programs and projects to improve the lives of the citizens of Douglas County. Baldwin…

Douglas County Community Foundation
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Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-843-8727
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