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Heartland Foundation Brings Shared Commercial Kitchen to King City

Heartland Foundation’s satellite facility, Think Ahead Works in King City, Missouri, is beginning a new chapter. Think Ahead Works is adding a co-working commercial kitchen to support local food producers expand their business market. The kitchen at 107 W. Vermont St. will be available to potential business owners, bakers and farmers to give support and […]

Dr. Gaddie’s August Update

Greetings, As we approach the start of a new academic year, I think back to July and happily recall the positive energy at emPowerU with Camp Invention and STEAM camps.  To have 156 students on our campus who eagerly want to explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math is a wonderful site. Heartland Foundation thanks […]

Heartland Foundation CollaborACTION Grant Open Now

Heartland Foundation is now accepting proposals for 2020 CollaborACTION grant funding. CollaborACTION grants help support collaborative solutions which are designed to champion new innovations that have the potential to impact education levels, character development and/or workforce skills. Innovative project proposals need to be a collaboration between two or more partnering organizations. Projects may focus on […]

Dr. Gaddie’s July Update

Greetings, As STEAM Camps get underway at our emPowerU campus in St. Joseph and at Think Ahead Works in King City, I am reminded of a quote by Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents from 1899. Mr. Duell said, “Everything that can be invented, has (already) been invented.” Each time I run across […]

Dr. Gaddie’s June Update

Greetings, “Everything that can be invented, has (already) been invented.” Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899. Each time I run across this quote, I chuckle a little. The U.S Office of Patents declared the work of innovation over in 1899. It appeared to Mr. Duell that nothing else of any real significance […]

Heartland Foundation Awards Grant to Albany R-III High School

Heartland Foundation is awarding a $15,000 grant to the Albany R-III High School for improvements to its athletic equipment. The Harold P. Dugdale Charitable Trust is granting an additional $15,000. The funds will support the “Make a Vet Sweat” partnership between the Albany R-III School District and the Missouri National Guard Armory in Albany, Missouri. […]

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