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.
Project Drive is part of a comprehensive community improvement initiative intended to serve the needs of nonprofit organizations within a 50-mile radius of Minneapolis, KS. Project grants are awarded in increments up to $50,000 for nonprofit individuals, institutions, or organizations seeking to improve a North Central Kansas community.