Education Partners

Educating the community is an important part of our work at the Foundation. The Foundation offers annual programs for area non-profit organizations and for professional advisors, as well as special programming for donors. The goal is to assist all these audiences in our overall mission of improving the quality of life in our community through charitable giving.

Our education partners help to fund numerous educational programs offered throughout the year. Education partners make a one-time contribution to the Foundation of $500 or more to help sponsor all Foundation programs for a year. In return the Foundation recognizes our partners on invitations, handouts and other items at the events.

If you are interested in learning more about how to become an education partner with the Foundation, please call the Foundation office at 785-823-1800.

2016-2017 Education Partners
Advantage Trust Company
The Bank of Tescott
The Bennington State Bank- Trust and Wealth Management
Capitol Federal Foundation
Clark, Mize & Linville, Chartered
Clubine & Rettele, Chartered
First Bank Kansas
Hampton Financial, LLC
Hampton & Royce LC
Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson, Chartered
K-Coe Isom LLP
Darris K. Larson, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Sunflower Bank Wealth Management
Waddell & Reed Inc.
Wedel Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

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