Youth Archive

2021 Get Busy Livin’ Grants Now Available!

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Dylan Meier Get Busy Livin’ (GBL) Foundation grant application is now available through March 31. The GBL Foundation provides grants of up to $500 for nonprofit projects that support youth volunteerism. This year’s grant application can be found on the GBL Youth … Continue reading →

Youth Volunteerism Supported by GBL

Relish  each  moment  of  life.  Get  Busy  Livin’. The Dylan Meier  Get  Busy  Livin’  Foundation  (GBL)  was  established  in  2011  to  provide support  for  individuals  and  groups  that  embody  the  values  that  Dylan  pursued: adventure,  fitness,  curiosity,  generosity  and  a  daily  zest  for  life  experiences .The  GBL Foundation  is  determined  to  break  down  the  boundaries  that  keep  people  … Continue reading →

The Mission to Finding Peace by Cathy Farmer

Cathy shared her story of participating in the Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Mission Trip, which received funding through CFSEK from the Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, at our grant celelbration in November. We hope you enjoy reading what she shared as much as we did hearing it that evening. When Janice first mentioned this event to … Continue reading →

2018 CFSEK General Funds Grant Awards Announced

Basic Human Needs BOURBON COUNTY INTER-AGENCY COALITION, INC. WILL SUPPORT RENT AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE SO FAMILIES CAN STAY IN THEIR HOMES AND AFFORDABLE FAMILY SWIM PASSES.   CATHOLIC CHARITIES, INC. WILL PROVIDE ONE-TIME FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AT RISK OF EVICTION OR CUT-OFF OF ESSENTIAL HOME UTILITIES THAT WILL PREVENT IMMINENT HOMELESSNESS OF THE FAMILY. … Continue reading →

Competitive Grant Process Awards 2018 Grant Funding

Elm Acres Foundation 2018 Grant Recipients Cherokee County Research & Extension – will establish a Growing Healthy Habits Garden at Central Elementary school in Baxter Springs, KS, a hands – on raised garden educational experience for underserved youth to learn how to grow fresh produce, learn about balanced dietary intake, and develop life skills. Community … Continue reading →