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Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

Friday, February 8th, 2019

The Smith County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open Friday, February 15 and are due Monday, April 15, 2019.

Over $50,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Smith County through the following funds:

  • Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.
  • Smith County Action Fund – available for projects that improve the quality of life for Smith County residents.

Grants are limited to communities in Smith County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on April 15. Complete funding criteria and the grant application are available at

For more information, contact Karie Bogart, affiliate grants coordinator, at 785-823-1800.