G.L. Huyett Charities

G.L. Huyett Charities (“GLC”) supports Tim and Carol O’Keeffe’s Ownership Plan of building Community. In addition to the Scholarship Program, GLC executes Project Drive in November of each year, a grant program directed at regional non-profit and volunteer community development projects. GLC provides the turkeys for the Annual Salvation Army Dinner in Salina each Thanksgiving Day, and also supports Love, Inc., an Ottawa County disadvantaged persons’ support program; the Ottawa County Fair; and the Ottawa County Community Foundation.

G.L. Huyett Charities
 

Project Drive
Project Drive was founded in 2007 by G.L. Huyett, a Manufacturer and Master Distributor of specialty non-threaded fasteners and grease fittings, as part of a comprehensive community improvement initiative intended to serve the needs of nonprofit organizations within a 50-mile radius of Minneapolis, Kansas. Grants are awarded in increments up to $35,000 for any one project to a nonprofit individual, institution, or organization seeking to improve a North Central Kansas community. more >>

Memorial Scholarships
The G.L. Huyett Memorial Scholarships are a program funded and managed by G.L. Huyett Charities, an extension of G.L. Huyett in Minneapolis, Kansas. G.L. Huyett is a manufacturer and master distributor of non-threaded fasteners with North American marketing presence and worldwide distribution. The firm is owned by Tim and Carol O’Keeffe. Each scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000 to eligible persons. more >>