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Foundation awards grants

The Hillsboro Community Foundation presented 12 grants from the Community Impact Fund during halftime of the boys’ basketball game Friday. The grants totaled $13,450.

The Kansas Health Foundation also gave a $2,500 grant to Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Tabor College for a new timing system.

Impact fund Grant recipients

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marion County, $1,000 for Bigs in Schools mentoring program.
  • Circles of Marion County, $2,000.
  • City of Hillsboro, $1,000 for a youth and bowling center.
  • Families and Communities Together, $1,000 to provide utility, rent, or medical assistance to families in the school district.
  • Hillsboro Chess Guild, $250 for entry fees in the State Championship Chess Tournament.
  • Hillsboro Elementary School, $1,000 for the after school program.
  • Hillsboro Elementary School and Tabor College, $2,000 for the school-to-farm program.
  • Hillsboro Museums, $1,200 for third- and fourth-graders to spend a day studying in a one-room schoolhouse.
  • Hillsboro Police Department, $500 for the canine unit.
  • Hillsboro Senior Center, $2,500 to replace countertops in the kitchen.
  • Marion County 4-H Council, $500 for a youth leadership workshop.
  • Marion County 4-H Endowment Fund, $500 to assist families in sending children to 4-H camp.

Last modified Feb. 19, 2014