February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020
Community Assistance Grant Applications Now Available
FORT RILEY, KANSAS, February 1, 2020 — The Fort Riley Spouses Club (FRSC) will accept Community Assistance Fund grant applications from eligible area nonprofit organizations from February 1, 2020 until 11:59:59 PM April 1, 2020. Grant recipients will be awarded on Sunday, May 3, 2020.
The FRSC Community Assistance Fund (CAF) is designated to help other nonprofit organizations further the advancement of the quality of life for military families and the surrounding Fort Riley community. A minimum of 10% of the CAF is awarded to the Combined Scholarship Fund of Greater Fort Riley each year, supporting scholarships for military spouses and children, with the remainder going to eligible grant applicants. The FRSC holds two fundraisers each year and accepts donations year-round to build the fund, distributing grants each May.
Donations may be made and grant applications may be downloaded from the FRSC’s website at https://fortrileyspousesclub.org/communitygrants. Applications must be postmarked or emailed no later than 11:59:59 PM April 1, 2020. Returning applicants in receipt of a 2019 FRSC grant must provide documentation showing the grant was used for its requested purpose. Donations to the FRSC are tax deductible up to the limits described under 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. The next fundraiser will be Honky Tonk @ the RCC on March 21, 2020.
The Fort Riley Spouses Club (FRSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social and charitable organization serving service members and their families in the Fort Riley area. The FRSC raises and distributes money in the form of grants and scholarships while supporting its members with volunteer, fundraising, networking, and professional development opportunities. Its membership is comprised of spouses of all ranks and backgrounds who wish to make a positive impact on their community. In addition to monthly member luncheons and numerous sub-club activities, the FRSC hosts two fundraisers in November and March of each year. Grants and scholarships are distributed each May. The FRSC distributed $32,000 in May 2019 and aims to distribute $40,000 in May 2020.
If you would like to help the Fort Riley Spouses Club reach its fundraising goal, or to join, please visit http://www.fortrileyspousesclub.org/fundraising to find out how you can help or get involved.
Fort Riley Spouses Club
Tim Selby, VP Communications