Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area established its Interpretive Grant program to assist qualified partnering organizations with telling the nationally significant stories of the heritage areas main themes: the shaping of the frontier, the Missouri-Kansas Border War, and the Enduring Struggle for Freedom. For more information, you may contact Freedom's Frontier Education and Interpretation Manager Liz Hobson.


Use the links below to find out more about the Interpretive Grants that have been awarded. Clicking on the year will provide a list of all grants awarded in that year. Below that is an alphabetical listing of partners that have received grant funding, indicating which year(s) funding was received, and the state and county where the organization receiving grant funding is located.

2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

 
Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce (Atchison County, KS) - 2015
Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum (Clay County, MO) - 2015
Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum (Cherokee County, KS) - 2012
Black Archives of Mid-America (Jackson County, MO) 2016
Black Jack Battlefield & Nature Park (Douglas County, KS) - 2012
Cass County Historical Society (Cass County, MO) - 2012
City of Osceola, Missouri (St. Clair County, MO) - 2016
Curators of the University of Missouri/for University of Missouri-Kansas City
  Center for Midwestern Studies (Jackson County, MO) - 2015, 2016
Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council (Douglas County, KS) - 2016
Douglas County Historical Society/Watkins Museum of History (Douglas County, KS) - 2012, 2014, 2016
Eudora Area Historical Society/Eudora Community Museum (Douglas County, KS) - 2012
Fort Scott National Historic Site (Bourbon County, KS) - 2013, 2015
Franklin County Historical Society/Old Depot Museum (Franklin County, KS) - 2012, 2014, 2016
Friends of Fort Scott National Historic Site (Bourbon County, KS) - 2016
Friends of the Frontier Army Museum, Inc. (Leavenworth County, KS) - 2012
Friends of the Kaw (Douglas County, KS) - 2016
Gardner Historical Museum (Johnson County, KS) - 2013
George Historic Cemetery Association, Inc. (MO) - 2012
Great Overland Station - (Shawnee County, KS) - 2012, 2016
Historical Preservation Partnership of Lyndon, Inc. (Osage County, KS) - 2012
Humboldt Historic Preservation Alliance (Allen County, KS) - 2015
Jackson County Historical Society (Jackson County, MO) - 2016
Jesse James Birthplace and Museum (Clay County, MO) - 2016
Johnson County Museum (Johnson County, KS) - 2016
Johnson County Museum Foundation (Johnson County, KS) - 2016
Kansas City Museum (Jackson County, MO) - 2016
Kansas City Public Library, (Jackson County, MO) - 2016
Kansas State Historical Society (Shawnee County, KS) - 2016
Lawrence Convention Visitors Bureau/eXplore Lawrence (Douglas County, KS) - 2014, 2015
Lawrence Public Library/Lawrence Public Library Foundation (Douglas County, KS) - 2016
Lecompton Historical Society (Douglas County, KS) - 2016
Little House on the Prairie Museum (Montgomery County, KS) - 2017
Louisburg Historical Society (Miami County, KS) - 2015
Lowell Milken Center (Bourbon County, KS) - 2013, 2016
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site (Johnson County, KS) - 2012, 2015
Marla Quilts, Inc. (Douglas County, KS) - 2013, 2015, 2016
The Monnett Battle of Westport Fund, Inc. (Jackson County, MO) - 2014, 2016
Monticello Community Historical Society (Johnson County, KS) - 2012
Mount Mora Cemetery Preservation & Restoration Association (Buchanan County, MO) - 2012
Olathe Parks and Recreation Foundation/Memorial Cemetery (Johnson County, KS) - 2016
Old Trails Regional Tourism Partnership (Lafayette County, MO) - 2016
Pony Express National Museum (Buchanan County, MO) - 2012, 2015
Poplar Heights Farm/Marais des Cygnes Society (Bates County, MO) 2016
Quindaro/Project Director Gwendolyn Thomas (Wyandotte County, KS) - 2015
Raytown High School (Jackson County, MO) - 2017
Royal Valley Middle School (Jackson County, KS) - 2012
Shawnee County Historical Society/Historic Ritchie House (Shawnee County, KS) - 2016
Shawnee Town 1929 Museum (Johnson County, KS) - 2017
St. Joseph Museums, Inc. (Buchanan Count, MO) - 2013
St. Joseph Parks, Recreation & Civic Facilities/Friends of the Park/River City Development Committee
  (Buchanan County, MO) - 2013
Territorial Capital Museum/Lecompton Historical Society (Douglas County, KS) - 2013, 2014, 2015
Topeka Center for Peace and Justice (Shawnee County, KS) - 2016
Van Go, Inc. (Douglas County, KS) - 2014
Vernon County Historical Society (Vernon County, MO) - 2012
Washburn University of Topeka (Shawnee County, KS) - 2014
Waubaunsee County Historical Society (Waubaunsee County, KS) - 2014
Westport Historical Society (Jackson County, MO) - 2012
Wonder Workshop/Mid-West Educational Center, Inc. (KS) - 2012
Wornall Majors House Museums (Jackson County, MO) - 2015, 2016
Wyandotte High School (Wyandotte County, KS) - 2016

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