Board of Directors

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is operated by a volunteer board made up of local members. Their collective dedication, knowledge, and passion for the Salina area are an important part of our service to the communities we serve.

Larry Fief, Chairman
Ray Perez, Past Chairman
Galen Swenson, Secretary/Treasurer
Bobby Richardson, Finance Committee Chair
Ruth Cathcart-Rake, Grants Committee Chair
Gail Boyer
Brandy Felzien
Paula Fried
Maggie Hemmer
Bryan Herwig
Lee Legleiter
Frieda Mai-Weis
Pete Peterson
Martha Rhea
Heather Smith
Guy Walker
Loren Young

 

Recent News

Major Grants Awarded for Development Projects

Story written by: Gary Demuth, Salina Journal The next three years are going to be a prosperous time for local artists and residents of north Salina, thanks to a financial windfall from the Greater Salina Community Foundation. The Foundation, through the Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund and the Fund for Greater Salina, has awarded large, multi-year grants to two Salina development projects. North Salina Community Development, Inc., will receive $150,000 from the Hansen Foundation for the North Town District Neighborhood Improvement Project in installments of $60,000, $50,000 and $40,000 over the next three years.  The Artists Initiative for Creative Ingenuity, Healing[...]

Assaria Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for the Assaria Community Fund.  Grants are limited to charitable grants that improve the quality of life for citizens of Assaria, KS. Grant requests may not exceed $1,500. All grant applications are due June 1 and must be submitted through the Foundation's online grant system to be considered. To find out more about the grant guidelines, go to http://gscf.org/search-apply-for-a-grant. In the past, grants from this fund have supported the Assaria Community Garden and new playground equipment at the Assaria Family Park. For more information, please call Jessica Martin, Grants & Scholarships Coordinator, at 785-823-1800.[...]