2016 Grant Awards

Hesston Community Foundation Grant Awards 2016   $25,600

Hesston Fire/EMS                                                                                                              $3,000

 Stair Chair for the purpose of lifting and handling patients safely

 Whitestone Mennonite Church                                                                                    $1,000

Support for Summer Food Program for low income children/families

USD 460 Hesston Middle School                                                                                    $2,750

MakerSpace for Hesston Middle School

Hesston Intergenerational Child Development Center                                          $1,200

 Bye-Bye Buggy for transporting multiple toddlers in and around center

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains                                                                                        $3,000

Earth Partnership for Schools experience for USD 460 students

Hesston Public Library                                                                                                      $2,189

Mini-libraries across Hesston community

Hesston Bethel Performing Arts                                                                                   $1,000

Transportation to concerts for Hesston seniors and USD 460 outreach

USD 460 Hesston High School Robotics Program                                                     $2,000

VEX robotics kits for student use in program

Hesston Public Library                                                                                                      $3,000

Author visit for USD 460 students during Community Read event

 Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts                                                             $1,626

Movement therapy opportunities for Parkinson’s patients at Schowalter Villa

            Scholarships for at-risk Hesston students participating in BCAPA program

Hesston Recreation Community Education                                                                    $ 750

Scholarships for participation in HRCE programs                                                                                             

Hesston College “HOME SWEET HESSTON” Fall 2016 Community Event           $4,085

Free open-to-all community meal and “Promise of Living” concert on October 1