ONLY COMMUNITIES THAT ARE IN GOOD STANDING ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION FOR GRANT FUNDS.
Definition of Good Standing: Enrolled, Resolution of Government Support submitted, Quarterly Reports up to date.
Videos giving an overview of applications for the grants below, including details about the Community Folios, can be found on our Education page.
New in 2021 – Community Folios
Community Folios will now be required if a community is applying for grant awards.
The purpose for these folios is as follows:
Only one folio is required per community applying for awards. Required list on folios must be met. The more education acquired by the community lends applications higher consideration. For more information contact PRIDE@ksu.edu
Brought to you by our partnership with, and the generosity of, the Kansas Masons, this opportunity allows for communities to apply for project funds to help address:
Impacts to community projects or community needs due to:
For more detailed examples of what constitutes the above disasters, visit:
WORK PLAN (Plan of Work)
Due May 1 and September 1
Community of Growth Awards - Communities of Growth ONLY. Community of Growth (COG) are $200 awards help offset out of pocket expenses for community members, and costs associated with starting a local PRIDE community improvement group. COG awards are highly competitive and are available in two rounds of funding per year. One application per community, please. Follow the link to an outside webpage (K-State Qualtrics) to apply:
Community of Action Grant - Communities of Action and Excellence can apply for these awards. Community of Action Grant (COA) is a funding opportunity provided by Kansas PRIDE, Inc. as a 1:1 match with communities that can provide funding up to the maximum amount of $2,000 per project for PRIDE Communities that qualify. See application for requirements and details:
Community Promotion Grant - Communities of Action and Excellence can apply for these awards. Community Promotion Grants are made possible by the generosity of Kansas Masons and our partnership. These up to $1000 $1:1 matching grants are available for promotion of communities through building a website, social media campaigns or apps, videos, radio, fliers, or ads in travel/tourism magazines. See application for requirements and details:
Due September 1 - One Round Per Year
Volunteers Impact PRIDE (VIP) Only Communities of Excellence in good standing are eligible to apply. Volunteers Impact PRIDE (VIP) Community of Excellence Grant is made possible by the generosity of Kansas Masons and our partnership. VIP is designed to help Communities of Excellence help themselves through sweat equity and volunteerism at the local level. See application for requirements and deadline details: