The Tom Feist Foundation has been a part of several different projects around Spearville. Below are some past projects we have worked on.
City moves forward on Sidewalk Phases 3 & 4
City council reviewed the engineering plans for phases 3 and 4 of the TFF sidewalk project.
The Spearville Clinic and the Parkview Center received a grant to purchase two defibrillators and an EKG machine.
Big Brother Big Sisters
TFF awards grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters, under the direction of Jenny (Daubert) Fisher. Approximately 30 local grade school children were paired with high school students as their mentors.
High School Track
With the help of the TFF, the school district will be replacing the track that surrounds the football field.
A R K
A TFF grant was used to help remodel the former Strawbales building to use as a youth center.
In 2017 TFF granted City of Spearville a Firetruck
In 2016 TFF granted City of Spearville Firefighter gear
Greenstreet Park Shelters
In 2016 TFF granted Spearville Rec Commission Greenstreet Park Shelters
In 2016 / 2017 TFF granted Spearville Rec Commission a Baseball Field
In 2017 TFF granted The City of Spearville a Tornado Siren
In 2018 TFF granted Spearville Schools, National Speaker Jon Gordon and author of Energy Bus, come speak to students
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Flood Restoration
In 2018 TFF granted Windthorst Heritage flood restoration for the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Due to a boiler mishap in 2017, the basement and the carpet in the main part of the church were damaged. Thanks, in part, to the Tom Feist Foundation for a grant of $60,000.00, Windthorst Heritage was able to repair, replace and remodel the damaged areas.
Restrooms For Spearville Rec
In 2019 TFF granted the Spearville Rec Commission new restrooms
2019 Senior Scholarships
In 2019 TFF granted Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas $116,000 in Senior Scholarships
Grain Elevator Demolition
In 2019 TFF granted the City of Spearville funds to demolish the Grain Elevator
Gym Floor, Security Camera and Playground Equipment
In 2019 TFF granted Spearville Schools – new Elementary Gym Floor, Security Cameras, and Playground Equipment
Main Street Sidewalk Project
In 2017 TFF granted the City of Spearville new sidewalks for Main Street
In 2020 TFF granted a sponsorship for the COW festival
2020 Senior Scholarships
In 2020 TFF granted Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas $129,500 in Senior Scholarships
Spearville Kids Camp
In 2020 TFF granted funds to the Spearville Rec Commission for Spearville Kids Camp
Middle & High School Weight Room Renovation
In 2020 TFF granted Spearville Schools Middle & High School Weight Room Renovation