North Newton Community Foundation

Established in 2011, North Newton Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, publicly-supported grant-making organization. Our mission is to support efforts that enhance community wellbeing through expansion of educational opportunities, cultural enrichment, and improvement of human health and the physical environment.

Since 2013, NNCF has given over $141,000 to local nonprofits. Grant applications are invited each February, with grants awarded in May-June.

NNCF maintains a variety of endowed funds, with financial and legal oversight provided through Central Kansas Community Foundation, and aims to give about 5% of earnings in grants each year. Grant selections are made by a local committee.

Advisory Board of Directors

Kyle Fiedler – Chair
Nathan Murphy – Vice Chair
Tom Jackson – Secretary
Mark Janzen
Raymond Olais
Ray Penner
Pam Tieszen
John Torline


Grants & Scholarship Information

CKCF Grants Page          CKCF Scholarships Page

CKCF encourages grant recipients to share the North Newton 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 North Newton Community Foundation

Greg Bontrager, Associate Director

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