Project Drive

A Comprehensive Community Improvement Initiative

Initiated in 2007 by G.L. Huyett, grants are awarded in increments of $500 or greater, up to $50,000* for one project, to individuals, institutions or organizations within a 50-mile radius of Minneapolis, KS, to help fund projects that improve our communities. 
*A maximum of $50,000 will be awarded in any one year. G.L. Huyett reserves the right to award less than $50,000 in a single year.

Applications will be accepted from August 1 to October 1, reviewed by the Project Drive Selection Committee, and awarded prior to Thanksgiving in November.

Thank you for your commitment to improving North Central Kansas communities! Keep up the good work!

Project Criteria

  • Project must be nonprofit.
  • Project must be located within a 50-mile radius of Minneapolis, KS.
  • Post project documentation including: project plan, receipts, etc. must be provided for G.L. Huyett grant fund distribution.
  • Applications must be postmarked or emailed on or before October 1.

Applicant Deadline: OCTOBER 1, 2018

Download the PDF application or fill out the form below.

* An asterisk indicates a required field
Applicant Information
Project Information

Please provide a brief description of your Project.


Please indicate street address, or nearest cross streets.


What communities would most likely be impacted by this Project Drive grant?


Does your Project require city, school, or governmental permits, approvals, or involvement?


It is the applying individual's or organization's responsibility to obtain all necessary permits and approvals for any project. An application may be denied for failure to adequately research and/or secure necessary approvals.

Describe the Project scope, goals, and objectives, and how a Project Drive grant would supplement your efforts (If possible, please upload any available photographs at the bottom of this form):


Describe the benefits of this Project on your community:


Describe the Project schedule and upkeep plan:


Please describe in detail how grant funds will be used and how you arrived at this cost (include materials, supplies, tools, etc.). Note: Project Drive funds are intended solely for the purchase of physical goods: materials, supplies, tools, etc. Funds will not be reimbursed or paid out for operating costs, gift cards, existing expenses, or materials purchased prior to grant award date.


Tell us about the funds you have raised so far to support this Project:


Do you have any matching funds? Please tell us about them and what your organization must do to be eligible to receive them:


Attach Documents and/or Photographs
Accepted file formats: pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, zip, txt, rtf, bmp, gif, jpg, jpeg, or png

If you have additional documents or photographs relevant to your grant application, please send them directly to our Advertising Department.