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In April 2010, the Shickley Community Foundation Fund announced its semi-annual grant awards. The Fund provided nearly $7,000 to 10 area nonprofits. What makes this last round of grantmaking special in this town of about 350 people is that the Fund has now surpassed the $100,000 mark in community reinvestment, the majority of that occurring in the last 10 years. Most of those grants have been made from earnings on the Fund’s endowment account.
Paige Eaves traveled to Wauneta the summer of 2009 to present two checks totaling $100,000 to the Wauneta Community Foundation Fund from the estate of her parents, Cliff and Betty Boyce.
The gift provided enough funding to cover the final construction costs of the new medical clinic and additional equipment purchases. Although Cliff and Betty hadn’t lived in Wauneta for more than 50 years, they always considered it their hometown.Read more →