Future Fund

The Future Fund is a giving circle made up whose contributors’ gifts help make grants in the Crawford County Kansas are possible for not for profits. Since 2006, the Future Fund Giving Circle has awarded $30, 985 in grants supporting projects to improve health and wellness. Annual contributions to the Future Fund are $250. To learn more about contributing to the Future Fund contact the Foundation office: 620.231.8897





2014 Future Fund Grant Recipients


Caring for Kids: Caring for Kids: Grant money to be used to enhance the quality of life for children and youth.


Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc.: Grant money to be used to purchase a computer and printer for the addition of an additional half-time child and family advocate.


Class LTD: Grant money to be used to purchase an additional paper shredder to expand their Eco Shred Document Destruction services.


Elm Acres Foundation, Inc.: Grant money to be used to purchase “In the Mix” DVD’s to be used as a resource for cognitive skill building and core educational programming.


Mount Carmel Foundation: Grant money to be used to purchase gasoline cards for cancer patients.


Pittsburg Farmers Market, Inc.: Grant money to be used to purchase and install durable, safe, and attractive benches which are manufactured from recycled materials.


TFI Family Services, Inc.: Grant money to be used for Project YES: Youth Enrichment Services.


Wesley House: Grant money to be used to renovate child care room to be used during their cooking classes offered to low income families.



2013 Future Fund Grant Recipients


Big Brothers/Big Sisters Crawford Count: The grant funds will be used to develop a media campaign for the organization to bring greater awareness and grow the number of mentors.


Children’s Advocacy Center: The grant funds enable the Center to provide forensic interviewers in SE Kansas with two days of training.


Catholic Charities: The grant funds help make possible the financial assistance program for prescription medicines.


CLASS LTD: The grant funds help provide uniforms for Special Olympics participants.


First Christian Church/Pittsburg Community Garden: The Community Garden grant provides funds to build nine additional raised garden beds.


Salvation Army: The grant funds to purchase stocking stuffers for children’s Christmas.


SE Kansas Humane Society: The grant funds the purchase of Kuranda beds for indoor dog kennels and cat room.


Special Olympics: The grant funds help purchase adaptive equipment for the winter sports program.

Whether you're a potential donor, a professional advisor, a local nonprofit director, or someone who's simply concerned about the future of Kansas, connecting with your local community foundation is the first step toward a better tomorrow for your community