The High Plains Heritage Foundation recently announced year-end grants to area organizations. Liberal Area Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Services of Liberal received a grant recognizing their efforts in addressing rape and domestic violence issues in the Ulysses area. The grant was one of several made to Liberal and regional organizations by the High Plains Heritage Foundation. Other recipients were Bright Futures, Liberal; Caleb’s Bikes, Liberal; Communities in Schools of Grant County – Ulysses; Community Food Bank in Satanta; and Project Hope, Hugoton. Bill Anton, a retired Satanta banker and a long time member of the Foundation Board, announced the grants.
The High Plains Heritage Foundation is a community foundation serving as a repository and distributor of charitable funds serving the communities of the High Plains of Southwest Kansas and the Panhandle region. It is organized for the purposes of:
· Improving the quality of life for the people and communities in its region.
· Improving cultural and education development for the people in its region.
· Assisting individuals and groups exercise programs intended to improve the wellbeing of the regional community.
The High Plains Heritage Foundation was incorporated in October 2003 to serve the philanthropic needs of individuals and facilitate charitable giving. It has received IRS exemption as a 501(c) 3 organization. For more information regarding charitable giving the Foundation may be reached at PO Box 1278, Liberal, KS 67905-1278 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.