CACF Awards Scholarships and Grants

Aug 31, 2018

Through the generosity of donors, the following 2018 scholarships were awarded through the Coffeyville Area Community Foundation.

2018 Scholarship award recipients are:

  • Janina Reck, FKHS Debate and Forsensics Scholarship, $5000
  • Madison Giesen, Kathryn Hayden Beeson Most Outstanding Senior Girl, $1000
  • Joshua DeRosa Community State Bank Scholarship, $1000
  • Michaela Shue, Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship, $500
  • Kelby Deenihan, Tim Brant Memorial Scholarhip, $500
  • Matthew DeAnda, Tim Brant Memorial Scholarship, $500
  • Michelle Armstrong, Magdalena Cruz, Michaela Shue, Juleonna Stevenson,                     Bache, PEO, Chapter DR Scholarships
  • Imari Strickland, FKHS Class of 1965 Scholarship to CCC, $400
  • Madison Geisen & Will Hoy, John Charlesworth Swim Scholarships

Coffeyville Area Community Foundation hosts competitive grant cycles in March and September for charitable organizations in Coffeyville and surrounding area. Charitable organizations must demonstrate need for a program/project and show how the program will benefit the community. Collaboration among groups or organizations is welcomed. Charitable organizations with an idea, project, or need are encouraged to apply for funding. 

With over $5.6 million in total assets and over 90 funds under management, the Coffeyville Area Community Foundation has been helping donors fulfill their charitable wishes since 2001 under the direction of Janie DeVore Gillis, Executive Director and the Board of Directors.  

CACF is a nonprofit organization which serves itís donors by providing a method of giving by establishing endowed or non-endowed funds: a vehicle for charitable giving. If you would like more information about CACF, call (620) 251-4769 or to see their website go to