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Q4 2023 Working Here Fund Grants Awarded


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Judith Nygren Corporate Communications & Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 402-348-3346


Frontier Farm Credit awarded $120,060 in Working Here Fund grants in the fourth quarter of 2023. This brings the amount awarded through our Working Here Fund grants to more than $1 million since 2015.

The 17 nonprofit organizations listed below received grants to support agriculture and rural communities with projects that address one of the following areas: agricultural education, hunger and nutrition, or rural disaster relief/essential services.

Frontier Farm Credit is accepting grant applications for the first quarter of 2024 through March 31. To learn about the requirements and apply online, visit the Working Here Fund grants page.


Working Here Fund Grants Awarded up to $25,000

Nemaha County Free Fair Inc
4-H Horse/Multi-Use Complex


Working Here Fund Grants Awarded up to $15,000

Greater Manhattan Community Foundation
Fire Station Project

Hope Market Foundation
Increasing Capacity at The Hope Market

Cherry Street Youth Center Inc
Interior Energy/Shade System for Greenhouse

Cultivate Kansas City Inc
KCK Farm Park

RSVP of Northeast Kansas Inc
Meals for Low-Income Seniors


Working Here Fund Grants Awarded up to $5,000

Chase County Rural Fire District # 1
PPV Fan Replacement

City of Coffeyville Fire Department
Fire Equipment

Crosstimbers Food Pantry
Technology and Healthy Choices

Douglas County 4-H Foundation
Day on the Farm

Effingham Atchison County Fair Association
Rebuilding Pens in the Hog Barn

Franklin County 4-H Council (Frontier Extension District)
Animal Adventure Camp

Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas
CrossWinds – Disaster Response Team

Peace Lutheran Church
Culturally Responsive Food Initiative/PeaceFull Pantry

Shawnee County Fire District #1
Smooth Bore Nozzles and Low Pressure Hose

The Community Foundation of Dickinson County Inc
Livestock Learning Kits

Wildcat Extension Education Foundation
Montgomery County Fair Catch-A-Calf