Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways Grant
Program Manager: Sarah Foreman, Staff: Adriane Hatcher. Partnering with many entities in the community, we will bring positive HEAL (Healthy Eating, Active Living) changes to Seward County. Funds will be available to community agencies and organizations that are willing to partner with LACF on implementing positive change. Up to $400,000, through 2024
Blue Cross Blue Shield Supplemental Funds From Phase 1
Block Party, Smoke-Free Places, DUFB, School Supply & COVID relief, Sage Mobile Home Park
Communities Organizing to Promote Equity (COPE)
Staff: Laura Enriquez, Julie Foster and Susan Lukwago.
Kansas Health Foundation Early Literacy Grant
Program Manager: Sarah Foreman, Staff: Marilyn Svaty. To increase early childhood literacy in Seward County. $300,000 through March 31, 2023
Kansas Health Foundation Integrated Voter Engagement Grant
Program Manager: Kay Burtzloff, Staff: Debra Huddleston, Kathleen Alonso, Charity Horinek. For building a concentrated, multi-generational effort to increase voter registration and turnout in our area. $225,000 through June 2025
Kansas Trails Council
Staff: Adriane Hatcher. Partnership with nonprofit trail-building organization with plans to increase trails at Arkalon Park.
Patterson Family Foundation
Mini grants available to help with COVID relief in SW County
Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, Underserved Populations (RADx-UP)
Program Managers: Eli Svaty and Sarah Foreman. Working with KU Med to increase the availability of COVID-19 testing sights and opportunities in Seward County.
Sunflower Trails Champion Cohort
Program Managers: Adriane Hatcher and Sarah Foreman. This program is designed for community teams ready to take the next step in enhancing the value of existing trails through access to high-level expertise, technical assistance and coaching around topics such as economic impact analysis and trail user evaluation. January – April 2022.