Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Opens Annual Grant Process

Gregg Motley tells about the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation before the awarding of the grants in 2021. At right is Carla Farmer, chairperson of the foundation.

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation (FSACF) is now accepting applications for the 2022 General Funds Grant program.  Applications will be accepted through August 31, 2022.

The mission of FSACF is to serve the region by encouraging charitable giving benefiting the common good and improving the quality of life. The Foundation is committed to making a making a meaningful contribution in the areas of civic improvements, arts and humanities, health, education, human and social services, and the conservation and preservation of cultural and environmental resources.

In 2022, up to $59,000 will be available to fund grants to local 501(c)(3) public charities, schools, government agencies, and religious institutions.  The Foundation considers proposals based on how they improve the quality of life for residents, and is particularly interested in projects that are sustainable in the future. Collaborative projects are strongly encouraged.

In 2021, the Foundation awarded $40,345 to 15 non-profit recipients through its General Funds Grant cycle. Awards averaged $2,600 and ranged from $500 to $4,500. Projects in Fort Scott and Uniontown received funding.  A history of funded projects can be viewed at

This year’s grant applications will be accepted through an online submission process.  Interested organizations can find the grant application at .



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