Douglas County Community Foundation

The Douglas County Community Foundation connects the diverse citizens and communities of Douglas County, Kansas through charitable action. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in the communities of Douglas County by:
    • Building philanthropic resources and relationships
    • Providing attractive options for donors to make philanthropic contributions
    • Being a catalyst for the betterment of the lives of the citizens of Douglas County

Sponsored Projects:

Southwest Middle School

Lawrence, KS
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PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Southwest Middle School in Lawrence, Kansas is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Energy monitoring provided by the Solar 4R Schools program made the live performance data from their PV system available for educational purposes at the time of the project.

The project award from Solar 4R Schools is helping create a brighter future for students at Southwest Middle School. The system was... Read full project narrative >>