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
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Most Recent Quarterly Return Information (12-31-18)

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

Policies

Privacy Policy
Gift Acceptance Policy
Nondiscrimination Policy

Recent News

Sharing the Love with Community Grants

During our recent community grant cycle, more than $43,000 was awarded to 13 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County! We're excited to #ShareTheLove with all of our recipients this week! This round of grants was made possible by three funds at the community foundation: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, which supports projects and programs that improve the community’s quality of life. Fund for Early Childhood Care, Education and Development, established by Mark and Jane Berkley to better prepare children in Ottawa and Saline Counties for kindergarten.YW Legacy Fund, which supports initiatives that align with the mission of the[...]

Youth baseball and softball grants available for 2019 season

SALINA, Kan.—The Greater Salina Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for the Youth Baseball Fund and the Sunflower Softball Fund. Applications open on February 1, 2019. These funds support local youth who would otherwise not be able to participate in baseball or softball due to limited financial resources. Grants may be used to cover registration fees, tournament fees, equipment, uniforms and clinics. This season, over $7,500 is available for baseball and $1,800 is available for softball. Application deadlines are February 15, March 15, April 15 and May 15, 2019. Funding will be awarded on a first come, first served basis and decisions will be announced after[...]