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Saline County ‘Strategic Doing’ continues May 21

Saline County’s next “Strategic Doing” will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, May 21, at the Salina Art Center, 242 S. Santa Fe Ave., Salina. During the session, working groups will learn about elements of strong grant applications and options for funding sources. The session will also include time for group progress updates and work […]

Free Webinar: Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding

When communities are considering a large project such as a new community building or a new swimming pool, project planners may wonder where to go for funding. In Northwest Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation immediately comes to mind, but there are many other sources to consider for project support. Plus, grant applications to any […]

VIDEO: Update on Hansen Strategic Initiative Grants

We recently attended the Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Forum in Hays, where our executive director Jessica Martin shared updates about our community’s two Hansen Strategic Initiative grants:    

Assaria Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is accepting applications for grants from the Assaria Community Fund. Grants will be awarded to charitable projects that improve the quality of life for citizens in Assaria, Kansas. Online applications open April 15, 2018, and are due June 1, 2018. Requests may not exceed $1,500. More information and application instructions […]

Youth baseball and softball grants available

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for the Youth Baseball Fund and the Sunflower Softball Fund. These funds support local youth who might otherwise not be able to participate in baseball or softball due to limited financial resources. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first served basis and may […]

Apply now for April grants!

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its April grant cycle. Applications are due Sunday, April 15, 2018. This will be the final grant cycle for the 2018 fiscal year. Funding for this round is only available from the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund. Approximately $3,600 is available for arts and humanities […]

Staffing updates at community foundation

The Greater Salina Community Foundation announces the following position change and new hires: Brandee Mayginnes is now the foundation’s director of grants and scholarships. In this role, she will oversee all scholarship and grant cycles and work with nonprofits to help them grow as grant writers, big thinkers and impactors. Mayginnes has been with the […]

Community foundation awards February grants

The Greater Salina Community Foundation awarded grants to five area organizations during its February grant cycle. Over $16,000 was awarded from the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for GSCF, the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund and the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund. The following organizations received funding: Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas, $5,000 to upgrade technology […]

Match Madness raises over $270,000 for area nonprofits

The Greater Salina Community Foundation hosted Salina’s 7th annual Match Madness giving day on Thursday, March 15, at Salina Fieldhouse. In 24 hours, over $270,000 was raised for 75 area nonprofit organizations through donations and bonus prizes. A total of 744 unique donors contributed a record-breaking total of $267,755.45 through 1,815 gifts. This is the […]

Match Madness set for March 15 at Salina Fieldhouse

The Greater Salina Community Foundation will host Salina’s seventh annual Match Madness giving day on Thursday, March 15, 2018. On this day, donors can multiply their impact when they give to one or more of the 75 participating charities. All donations will go to a participating organization’s endowed fund held at the Greater Salina Community […]