Heartland Foundation Blog

emPowerU Open House

Heartland Foundation will celebrate the transformation of emPowerU with an open house on May 29, 2019. Join Heartland Foundation on May 29 from 4-6 p.m. to tour the renovated emPowerU Central area and enjoy refreshments. Guests will be the first to see the redesigned collaboratories, experience virtual reality stations and will be the first to […]

Your May Update from President, Dr. Julie Gaddie

“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein Each of us can interpret this infamous quote as our life suggests. For me, and in relation to Heartland Foundation and our mission, we balance our ability to champion education and empower people by consistently moving […]

Heartland Foundation Awards This Year’s Largest CollaborACTION Grant

Heartland Foundation is awarding a CollaborACTION Grant worth $49,100.00 to a collaborative project between the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and the St. Joseph School District. The grant will assist the two organizations in working with Edge Factor to create and implement a regional solution to the skills gap in workforce development. The St. Joseph […]

Heartland Foundation’s Lowell C. Kruse Scholarship Open

Heartland Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lowell C. Kruse Healthy Choices. Healthy Lives. Scholarship. The Kruse Scholarship provides financial assistance to a first-year, full-time graduate student studying in areas leading to improved quality of life for the residents of the Mosaic Life Care service region. This includes careers in health care administration, early […]

Heartland Foundation Awards CollaborACTION Grant

Heartland Foundation is awarding a $4,350 CollaborACTION grant to the Grundy County University of Missouri Extension Council. The granted funds will assist efforts in the organization’s Step Out and Up to Leadership program. This program will teach life skills to incarcerated women preparing to reenter the community. The goal of the program is to help […]

Dr. Gaddie’s April Update

Greetings, As the outdoor temperatures rise and we begin seeing the signs of spring, Heartland Foundation is continuing its efforts to foster connection and empowerment throughout our region.  We appreciate hearing from each of you as we work together to shape impactful change. What is the most transformative path to lasting change we can take […]

Registration Now Open for STEAM Camps

Kids can spend part of their summer at Heartland Foundation’s Summer STEAM Camps engaging in fun, hands-on activities. Heartland Foundation hosts STEAM Camps at emPowerU in St. Joseph, Missouri, and Think Ahead Works® in King City, Missouri, July 15-August 2, 2019. The Summer Camps are designed for students entering grades 3-8 to create and develop […]

Scholarships Available for Northwest Missouri Students

Heartland Foundation is currently offering scholarships for students seeking post-secondary education. Students interested in completing certificate programs, associate or bachelor’s degrees or graduate studies have an opportunity to apply. Ten unique scholarship funds have been established at Heartland Foundation over the past three decades based on the wishes of the individual donors and organizations. Dr. […]

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