Grant Opportunities for Cheyenne County Partners
CHEYENNE COUNTY CLEAN-UP GRANTS AVAILABLE: DEADLINE APPROACHING
The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has offered up to $20,000 in grant funding to each of the 26 counties in the territories they serve throughout Northwest Kansas; Cheyenne County being one of those 26. This grant funding is focused specifically on clean-up projects for the communities within and county-wide. The Hansen Foundation announced this clean-up initiative in the Fall of 2016 which has a tentative deadline date of June 1st for utilizing the available grant funding. Click HERE for full details.
2017 Grant Report - YTD
Report of grants received to date as of 4/15/2017 - click HERE.
The Kansas Department of Transportation approved funding for Cheyenne County to start up a Public Transportation service! The state is paying for 80% of the cost for a full size van with Wheelchair lift and up to 70% of operating costs. Cheyenne County Board of Commission and the City of St. Francis have agreed to fund the local match for the start up year and we hope for future years. Bird City Century II Development Foundation via the Bird City Aging Services has agreed to provide funding in Year 2 of operations. Thanks to all who participated in the Transportation Survey. Results are available by downloading the Report (in Adobe.pdf format). Click HERE for more details on this program.