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

Community foundation accepting grant applications

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its August grant cycle. Online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on August 15, 2020. This cycle, $89,000 is available for charitable projects in Saline County that meet one or more of the following criteria: Projects that improve the quality of life for Saline County residents.Projects or programs that support and encourage healthy living across Saline County.Projects that improve quality of life for citizens of Assaria, Kansas.Organizations or programs in Saline or Ottawa Counties whose work furthers the care, education, development, health, safety and human service needs of children[...]

SalinaThreads: Buy Local, Wear Local, Support Local

The community foundation staff shows off our new SalinaThreads t-shirts on the steps of The Temple in downtown Salina! To give back to the community and encourage others to do the same, Messenger Total Promotions and Mr. Freeland Design have partnered to launch SalinaThreads.com, a community-themed t-shirt store with a purpose. This new initiative supports charity organizations in the Salina area.  “Our mission with SalinaThreads is to provide an avenue for our community members to give back while wearing their Salina pride!” said Erik Shupe, owner of Messenger Total Promotions. “In times such as these, it is even more important to give back[...]