Elk County Community Foundation

On March 17, 2014 the Elk County Community Foundation affiliate was formed. Please contact us if you would be interested in contributing to any of our established funds or wish to create your own. For more information, check out the Elk County Community Foundation Brochure.

Advisory Board of Directors

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Shirley Black
Dana Denton
Susan Galvan
Liz Hendricks
Shari Kaminska
Juanita Miller
Wanda Mills-Malone
Carl Mitchell
Kate Perkins
Cathy Robb
Marcia Taylor-Trump, Chair
Charlene Weakley

Foundation Funds

  • Elk County CF Operating Fund
  • Elk County CF Scholarship Fund
  • Elk County Community Impact Fund
  • Elk County Youth Fund
  • Elk County Response Fund
  • Ernest Frank Horn, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Howard City Pool Fund
  • Historic Bank Building Fund
  • Jim & Steve Cunningham Nursing Scholarship Fund
  • Wayne & Irene Keast Family Charitable Fund
  • Longton Community Impact Fund

Grant History

2017 Grants

  • Howard United Methodist Church
  • City of Grenola

2018 Grants

  • K-State Research and Extension-Rolling Prairie Extension District
  • Elk County Ministerial Alliance

2020 Grants

  • Historic Howard Bank Building Fund
  • Howard City Pool Fund

2021 Grants

  • Tri-Valley Developmental Service, Inc.
  • Longton Historical Society

2022 Grants

  • Youth Baseball Programs in Longton, Grenola, Severy & Howard
  • Howard City Pool
  • Longton Historical Society
  • Long Ball Association
  • Elk County Food Pantry
  • Harvest House Food Pantry
  • Elk County Community Response Fund
  • Elk Co Emergency Management

2023 Grants

  • Elk County Wrestling Club
  • Longton Public Library
  • Longton Volunteer Fire Department
  • Longton Historical Society Museum
  • Harvest House Food Pantry of Severy
  • Grenola Senior Center
  • Howard Senior Center
  • Howard City Library
  • Elk County Ministerial Alliance
  • Elk Valley Schools
  • Paul Jacot Memorial Youth Center of Moline
  • Longton Senior Center
  • Greenfield Township Community Building
  • Elk County Community Development
  • City of Moline/School Building Project
  • Historic Bank Building Fund
  • Howard City Pool

Scholarship History

2023 Scholarship Recipients

  • Kaylee Coble – Jim & Steve Cunningham Nursing Scholarship
  • Wyatt Fechter – Ernest Frank Horn Jr. Scholarship


Grants & Scholarship Information

CKCF Grants Page          CKCF Scholarships Page

CKCF encourages grant recipients to share the Elk County Community Foundation logo on any public event materials. This logo can be used on your organization’s website, social media accounts or event printed materials.


Contact the Elk County Community Foundation

Brandi Mast, Associate Director
PO Box 956
Howard, KS 67349
(316) 251-4291

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