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Our Mission Statement

To serve Council Grove and the surrounding Areas by creating an endowment dedicated to enriching the quality of life for present and future generations.

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Mark your calendars for an exciting month of giving! Our Match Month Event will take place from November 1st to November 30th. Together, we can amplify the impact of your donations and create lasting change. The Council Grove Area Foundation (CGAF) has been awarded a $70,000 matching grant by the generous Patterson Family Foundation. 


This is your opportunity to join hands with us and be part of something transformative. As a community foundation, our mission is to empower local communities, harnessing the strength of our collective effort. The Patterson Family Foundation's grant gives us the power to multiply your generosity.


By participating in our 2023 Match Month Event, you help us build a brighter future for our beloved rural communities. We believe in the strength of our local organizations and the potential for positive change. It's about keeping rural dollars where they belong – right here in our communities.


November 8th, 2023

11:00am - 7:00pm

117-119 W Main St 

Council Grove, KS 66846

For more information about Match Month, please click here. 






The CGAF  has a Spring  and Fall application period for its Community Grant Program.  Applications must be received by our office no later than  May 1st for consideration in the Spring application period and November 1st for the Fall application period. 
To ensure that your application is considered, please make sure that you have filled out a Grant Report for any past grants your organization has received and you must submit your grant request using our application form. 

               GRANT APPLICATION                                                                                                                  GRANT REPORT FORM

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