Volunteer Manager Support Mini-Grant

In 2021, the Kansas Volunteer Commission secured funds through the Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) to create a mini-grant to help organizations provide training to volunteers and/or staff supporting volunteers in a management or leadership capacity. 

The application process closed on May 19th and the Kansas Volunteer Commission has selected 17 organizations and to be awarded approximately $20,000 to support this cause. Projects under this proposal will take place from June to November of 2021.

The 2021 Volunteer Manager Support Mini-Grant Recipients: 

  • CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte County - $1,500
  • CASA of the High Plains - $641.72
  • Elizabeth B. Ballard Community Center - $1,498
  • First Judicial District CASA - $1,500
  • Girl Scouts of the Heartland - $1,500
  • International Rescue Committee Kansas - $999
  • Medical Reserve Corps of Kansas City - $1,500
  • North Central Flint Hills Area on Aging - $1,500
  • Peace Connections, Inc. - $1,500
  • Rainbows United, Inc. - $400
  • Sedgwick County Department on Aging - $460
  • SOS, Inc. - CASA of the Flint Hills - $1,404
  • Thrive Allen County - $1,192
  • Unified Government of Wyandotte County & Kansas City, KS - $1,500
  • United Way of Douglas County - $1,500
  • USD 260 Derby Public Schools - $619
  • Youth Horizons Inc. - $750

To learn more, download the Mini-Grant Guidelines HERE!

Contact Meg Pearson by phone at (785) 296-5712 or by email at mpearson@ksde.org with any questions.