Financial Documents and Policies

The Foundation’s mission is to meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and services. One way we achieve our mission is to facilitate prudent management and care of our funds.

The Foundation believes the best long-term performance will be achieved through a balanced portfolio consisting of 75% equities and 25% fixed income and cash. The funds are invested with Vanguard and governed by a local Finance Committee at GSCF.

Financial Documents

GSCF Statement of Investment Policy
2016 990
Most Recent Quarterly Return Information (3-31-19)

The Foundation’s annual audit is available at our office through a scheduled appointment.


Privacy Policy
Gift Acceptance Policy
Nondiscrimination Policy

Recent News

Natalie Wood joins GSCF staff

Natalie Wood has joined the Greater Salina Community Foundation as a grants and scholarships coordinator. A native of Randall, Kansas, Wood earned dual bachelor’s degrees in physical education (recreation/sports management) and communication from Fort Hays State University. In her new role, Natalie will oversee the administration of competitive grants and scholarships in several communities throughout GSCF’s 16-county service region. Previously, Wood worked in parks and recreation and education. Learn more about Natalie and the rest of the GSCF team on our staff page. [...]

Community foundation announces $3 million estate gift to benefit Salina church, theatre

Shirley Drawbaugh SALINA—Shirley Drawbaugh, a Salina native, has left an estate gift of $3 million to the Greater Salina Community Foundation for the benefit of First Presbyterian Church and Salina Community Theatre. The fund will permanently provide annual support for each organization. Born in Salina, Drawbaugh graduated from Salina High School in 1946 and Marymount College in 1950. She lived an ordinary life as an administrative assistant at the Mobil Oil Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri, where she worked for many years before returning home to Salina in 1983. Drawbaugh never married or had children, instead devoting her life to serving[...]