Third Graders from Rock Hills Elementary School show career books purchased with Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth grant
Downs Chamber of Commerce ($2,300) -
Purpose: Portable stage to be built by Lakeside Jr. /Sr. High School welding class
- Victoria Schools, USD #432 ($1,000) -
Purpose: Purchase of large-screen, digital TV for classroom
- Graham County Happy Crickets 4-H Club ($790) -
Purpose: Purchase of flower boxes for 4-H community vitality project
- Rock Hills Elementary Third Grade ($660) -
Purpose: Purchase of hardbound career books for 3rd grade class project
- Goddard Place, Inc. ($250) -
Purpose: Youth ethics camp expenses
Each of these grants will be used toward community or youth projects within their local
To qualify, applicants must be from the following 28 Kansas counties: Barton, Cheyenne,
Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton,
Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Saline, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego, and Wallace. In addition, projects should be focused within three categories: community, student organizations, and youth entrepreneurship.
The next round of applications is due April 1, with grants totaling $2,500 to be awarded by June 30. Another round will be due October 1 and awarded by December 31. The application and a complete description of the program and its requirements are located at www.nexgeneration. org under the red “Programs” tab, and listed under the heading “Grant Program.”
Anyone with questions should contact Jacque Beckman or Mendi Anschutz by phone or email: 877-567-7872, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
Next-Generation Round Up for Youth, Inc., is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization based in Lenora, Kansas. The organization operates solely on the generous support of area donors. Nex-Generation’s mission is to educate northwest and north central Kansas students about local career opportunities by providing and supporting programs in career development, entrepreneurship, internship, and scholarship. Through these efforts, the organization hopes to foster a positive sense of community and encourage youth to remain or return home to prosper.