The Genesis Foundation for Fitness & Tennis, a Wichita-based nonprofit, will award $500 to $2,500 grants for young athletes or athletic groups in need of financial support.
The foundation aims to give Sedgwick County residents the ability to participate in recreational and competitive sports regardless of their background or means. The group is accepting applications through the end of May.
The Genesis Foundation for Fitness & Tennis awarded the following grants in April:
$1,320 – Girls on the Run program at Remington Elementary
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$1,000 – Riley Dwornicki, figure skater
$1,000 – Adrianna and Erille Hines, competitive tennis players
$1,000 – Ben Hogan, an Olympic hopeful in figure skating
$1,000 – Sophie Girtz, competitive soccer player
$1,000 – Hallie Joseph, competitive figure skater
$5,000 – Maggie Kierl, competitive cheerleader
For more information, visit www.genesisfoundationwichita.com.