Educational Institutions

Kansas Golf Foundation

  • Lawrence, KS
  • www.kansasgolf.org/foundation

Mission Statement

Promote the Future and Preserve the History of Golf in Kansas

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship
  3. Kansas Golf Hall of Fame

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Service Areas

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Kansas

Need-based scholarships awarded to Kansas junior golfers who attend Kansas colleges and universities.

ruling year

1990

Principal Officer since 2003

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Mr. Phillip Miller

Keywords

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junior golf, college scholarship, education

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EIN

48-1078609

Also Known As

KGF

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Golf (Country Clubs, use N50) (N6A)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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KGF provides a total of $25,000 in need-based college scholarships to 20 students each year.

Programs

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Program 1

To fulfill its Mission, Kansas Golf Foundation operates three programs: The Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship program to provide need-based college scholarships for Kansas-resident undergraduates who have participated in junior golf activities, without regard to golf skill; the Richard Copple Memorial Scholarship for students studying turfgrass management; and the Kansas Golf Hall of Fame, honoring Kansans who have made outstanding contributions to the game of golf.

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Program 2

Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship

KGF awards 5 scholarships each year to Kansas high school graduates who will attend Kansas colleges or universities.  Applicants must have participated in junior golf; the scholarship is awarded based on academics, activities/community service and financial need.  The award is $1250/yr and is renewable for 4 years. A total of 20 Junior Golf Scholars receive grants each year.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$25,000.00

Program 3

Kansas Golf Hall of Fame

The Kansas Golf Hall of Fame honors men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the game of golf in Kansas.  Nominees must have resided in Kansas at least 10 years  Candidates are judged based on their public record of playing achievements, contributions to golf in Kansas, community service and general citizenship, with an emphasis on golf-related accomplishments.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$3,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Kansas

Need-based scholarships awarded to Kansas junior golfers who attend Kansas colleges and universities.

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Kansas Golf Foundation

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Principal Officer

Mr. Phillip Miller

BIO

Phil Miller is the volunteer Executive Director of the Kansas Golf Foundation. Born and raised in Parsons, Kansas, he earned his Business and Law degrees at the University of Kansas, where he played on the golf team. Phil has practiced law in the Kansas City area since 1976 and currently is a mediator. He is an ex-officio member of the Kansas Golf Association Executive Committee, and is a member of the USGA Junior Amateur Committee. Phil also serves as a volunteer rules official for the KGA and the Kansas City Golf Association.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"KGF is the charitable affiliate of the Kansas Golf Association. It is the only statewide charitable foundation related to golf, and the Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship is unique in the state. Our board and Executive Director are volunteers, and come from varied backgrounds around the state."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Bryan Norton

No affiliation

Term: Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

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