Kansas Historical Society Receives Game Changing Grant

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Historical Foundation says it has received the largest grant in its history.

Foundation officials announced Monday that it has received a $1 million gift from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation of Logan. The Hansen Foundation awards grants and scholarships to those who work toward community improvement.

The grant will help fund the renovation of the entrance gallery in the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka.

The Kansas Museum is operated by the Kansas Historical Society. More than 1.5 million people have visited the museum since it opened in 1984.