BUNKER HILL – The Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund for Sherman County has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for $1,500 to support the station’s Literacy Leadership Program.
The grant funds will enhance literacy in northwest Kansas by providing books for those students enrolled in Head Start, as well as, support for children’s programming.
“We are thankful for the generosity of the Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund for Sherman County,” said Larry Calvery, Smoky Hills Public Television General Manager. “Children’s literacy and education is a priority for SHPTV and the Sherman County Community Foundation and we are excited to once again partner with them to help children master the skills needed for success in school and future employment.”
The Sherman County Community Foundation is dedicated to strengthening the community for present and future generations. The Foundation is a non-profit vehicle for all means to make a lasting difference in our community. It is the goal of the Foundation to provide leadership and act as a catalyst in identifying and addressing evolving community needs.
The Dane G. Hansen Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for the people of Northwest Kansas to enjoy the highest possible quality of life. The foundation advances its mission by investing in the areas of education, health care, economic development, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture and community beautification.
Smoky Hills Public Television serves 71 counties in central and western Kansas and has been named the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Non-Metro Station of the Year.