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Match Madness raises over $325,500 for area nonprofits

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation hosted Salina’s 8th annual Match Madness giving day on Thursday, March 22, at Salina Fieldhouse. In 24 hours, over $325,500 was raised for 72 area nonprofit organizations through donations and bonus prizes. A total of 751 unique donors contributed a record-breaking total of $319,444 through 2,011 gifts. This […]

Match Madness set for March 21 at Salina Fieldhouse

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation will host Salina’s eighth annual Match Madness giving day on Thursday, March 21, 2019. On this day, donations to any of the 72 participating charities will be matched up to 50%. All donations will go to the organization’s endowed fund held at the Greater Salina Community Foundation. These […]

GSCF is now hiring!

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is seeking a full-time staff accountant and a full-time affiliate operations coordinator for GSCF and its affiliates. GSCF provides a family-friendly environment and an opportunity to meaningfully impact our community, along with a competitive salary, PTO, health insurance and an excellent retirement package. Visit our employment page for complete job […]

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 […]

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 […]

Community foundation awards $43,000 in community grants

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation recently awarded more than $43,000 to 13 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County. The foundation will present grants during a “Share the Love” grant tour on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Recipients include: Lakewood Discovery Center, $5,000 to build a sensory learning garden with an interactive, ADA-accessible area […]

Over $70,000 in student scholarships available for 2019-2020

  The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. This year more than $70,000 will be distributed to area students through the foundation’s 31 scholarship funds. Eligible scholarship applicants include graduating high school seniors, current college students and non-traditional students. Each scholarship has a unique set of criteria […]

Community foundation to award grants on #GivingTuesday

The Greater Salina Community Foundation will kick off the giving season by presenting its latest round of community grants on November 27, 2018, which is #GivingTuesday. Founded in 2012, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages people to do good in their communities by giving time, money or in-kind donations to causes they care about […]

Year-End Giving Guidelines

  Here are some tips for completing your 2018 gifts to the community foundation before the end of the year. If you have any questions about year-end giving, contact Susan Weis, Director of Finance, at 785-823-1800 or susanweis@gscf.org. To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2018. Mail via […]

Grants now available from YW Legacy Fund at GSCF

  The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting applications for grants from the YW Legacy Fund. This year, over $19,000 in grant funds is available to support initiatives that align with the mission of the former YWCA of Salina. Grant requests should address one or more of the following criteria: Encourage women’s growth, leadership […]