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2017 Grants Announced


The Buhler Community Foundation awarded nearly $8,500 in grants from the Fund for Buhler and over $2,400 from the Buhler Public Health Endowment on October 7. All gifts made to the Fund for Buhler between now and December 31, 2017 will be matched 50% by the Kansas Health Foundation.

The following grants were awarded Saturday at Buhler Frolic:

  • Buhler High School - $500 for supplies for Citizenship Day
  • Buhler Public Library - $643 for Meeting Room Improvements
  • Buhler Senior Center - $376 for Beautification of Building
  • Buhler Wellness Center - $2,250 for Swim, Walk, Work Your Way to Well-Being and $1,320 for Activity Classroom Project
  • City of Buhler - $2,899 for Trail Enhancement
  • Girls on the Run Heart of Kansas - $500 for Strengthening Girls From Start to Finish 
  • Grand Staff Ministries - $450 for Boutique Supplies at Play It Again Thrift Boutique 
  • Sunshine Meadows Retirement Community - $2,000 toward Abating Parkinson's Disease (purchase of a Theracycle machine)

2017 Buhler Community Foundation Advisory Board Members:

  • David Dick, Chair
  • Sara Hunt, Secretary
  • Marilyn Bolton
  • Daniel Friesen
  • Cameron Kaufman
  • Shari McCabe
  • Marlo Oltman
  • Lindsey Fields, Coordinator


The Buhler Community Foundation's mission is to inspire philanthropy, collaboration and innovative leadership to strengthen our community. The Buhler Community Endowment (Fund for Buhler) was launched on August 23, 2009, to build a permanent charitable fund for the future needs and growth of our community.

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