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Recent News from Douglas County Community Foundation


Residents come together to brainstorm ideas to create more affordable housing in Douglas County
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

... a public meeting on affordable housing hosted by the Douglas County Community Foundation at the Lawrence Public Library on...more

Douglas County Community Foundation expands board
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

The season of giving is just around the corner, and the Douglas County Community Foundation hopes people are prepared, not only to give, but...more

CALF's 10th annual Legend of Agriculture Award announced
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

Supported many nonprofit organizations and school groups in the community. • Founding member of the Douglas County Community...more

Musician Mavis Staples cancels Lawrence Public Library event due to family emergency
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

Named for the Dewey Decimal System range for music, the 780s Series is a gift to the Lawrence community from the Harrison Family Fund of the Douglas County Community Foundation. Staples' talk was set...more

Community organization taking grant applications for projects that combat poverty
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

The Douglas County Community Foundation has opened grant applications for nonprofits to apply for Momentum Grants, which are meant to assist projects and programs that help people who are facing...more

KU Field Station's spring burning begins with Prairie Acre on campus
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

Support for the restoration project has come from the Douglas County Community Foundation's Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund and other private sources. Burning continued at the Field Station's...more

R&B, gospel singer Mavis Staples will speak at Lawrence lecture series
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

Named for the Dewey Decimal System range for music, the 780s Series is a gift to the Lawrence community from the Harrison Family Fund of the Douglas County Community Foundation. Previous 780s Series...more

Incoming Lawrence mayor to keep an eye on the numbers
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

Boley recently left his volunteer position with the Douglas County Community Foundation, a local charity organization, which he said has allowed him to devote more of his time to the commission....more

Library announces 2018 Read Across Lawrence pick
Foundation: Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Community Foundation

The library, Lawrence Public Schools and the Lawrence Schools Foundation are teaming up to provide 1,000 copies of “Wonder” to students, teachers and classrooms across Lawrence, thanks to a grant...more

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