Administrative Funds

Our Founding Donors set the tone for our work in the community 15 years ago, when they stepped up to help establish a new foundation- an entirely new concept to most of them.  Each of our Founders is different; individual, yet they all have a common bond, and that is faith in our community.  Each too, showed tremendous generosity when they established our administrative endowment.  Everything we do at the Foundation is a reflection of that faith and generosity.

The Greater Salina Community Foundation Administrative Fund
The Administrative Fund is the engine that keeps the Foundation going. By contributing to this fund, you are helping the Foundation grow faster to help improve the quality of life for Saline County.

Youth GrantMakers Fund
Supports administrative needs and provides grant funds for the Youth GrantMakers Council.

Recent News

Housing Authority program gives tenants hope

Story written by: Eric Wiley, Salina Journal http://www.salina.com/news/20170918/housing-authority-program-gives-tenants-hope  Earlier this year Kelsi Giebler, of Salina, accomplished one of her lifelong goals. Although owning a house was on her bucket list, the 32-year-old said that three or four years ago she didn’t think she’d be able to own a home “so soon.” At the time, she lived in public housing through the Salina Housing Authority and struggled to balance classes at Brown Mackie College and life at home with her son Ian Giebler, now 7. In June 2013, Giebler enrolled in the Housing Authority’s Family Self-Sufficiency program, and “that’s when I was able to focus more[...]

Fall grants due October 15

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its next grant cycle. Funding will be awarded from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, the Fund for Early Childhood Care, Education and Development, the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for GSCF, and the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund. Grants are limited to $5,000 or less, and will be awarded through a competitive online application process. Applications must be submitted online by October 15, 2017. The grant application and guidelines are available here. For added assistance, check the links in the sidebar to the right. Applications for future grant rounds will be due[...]