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Winfield Elks Charitable Fund seeks proposals

posted Feb 1, 2018, 11:59 AM by Admin Admin   [ updated Feb 2, 2018, 9:06 AM ]


Winfield, KS:  The Winfield Elks Charitable Fund of Legacy Regional Community Foundation provides funding to Winfield (KS) area charitable projects and programming that helps children grow up health and drug-free, by undertaking pBenevolent and Protective Order of Elksrojects that address unmet need, and/or honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans.  The Fund is pleased to announce a request for proposals.  Successful project applications for the Winfield Elks Charitable Fund grant will carry out the same intended objectives.  The project or programming must serve the Winfield (KS) area.

            Each applicant is eligible to apply for one (1) 2018 Winfield Elks Charitable Fund grant up to $5,000.  The deadline for submitting completed applications is March 30, 2018.  Detailed information is available at www.legacyregionalfoundation.org.

            “Winfield Lodge No. 732 was a significant presence in the community over the years supporting many philanthropic efforts throughout decades,” stated Yazmin Wood, Executive Director of Legacy Foundation, “When the Winfield Lodge merged with El Dorado’s membership, the local building was sold, but Winfield Elks worked to retain the monies generated by the sale for good works to be accomplished in Winfield.  This was possible through their partnership with Legacy Foundation.  And, by endowing those funds with our community foundation their work will continue forever.”

Legacy Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit philanthropic organization incorporated in September 1996 by a volunteer board of directors.  Legacy has endowed funds of over $5.9 million and has, since 2000, received contributions totaling more the $9 million distributing nearly $3 million in grants.

For information, contact Legacy Foundation.  Visit www.legacyregionalfoundation.org or call 620-221-7224

About Legacy Foundation:  Incorporated in 1996, Legacy Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit philanthropic organization that is regional in its focus.  Legacy creates a stronger future for our area by building endowments, providing informed leadership and connecting donors to the critical needs of the region.  For more information visit our website www.legacyregionalfoundation.org, find us on Facebook, or call 620-221-7224.

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