The Manhattan Community Foundation announced at its October 10 Board Meeting that the foundation has allocated $10,000 for grants to social service, non-profit, and civic organizations that serve the Manhattan area. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that address needs in the community. Grant application forms and guidelines are available by writing to the Manhattan Community Foundation at P.O. Box 1127, Manhattan, KS 66505-1127, by calling their office at 587-8995, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submitting grant applications to the foundation is Monday, December 10.