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Strategic Doing #4 Recap

Saline County’s fourth Strategic Doing session was held on Monday, May 21 at the Salina Art Center. GSCF staff provided attendees with an overview of local funding sources and provided some guidance on the grant application process. Representatives from each of the 10 working groups gave updates on their projects and presented plans for the next […]

Free professional advisor workshop on June 26

  The Greater Salina Community Foundation is hosting a free lunch and seminar for professional advisors at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. It will be held at the foundation office, located on the eighth floor of the United Building, 119 W. Iron Ave., Salina. “Tax Reform—Its Impact and Planning Strategies,” presented by Julie […]

GSCF awards over $60,000 in scholarships

The Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The foundation manages 74 scholarship funds, which were established by donors to support students pursuing higher education. Recipients were recognized at a banquet on Thursday, May 17, at the Salina Country Club. Recipients and their guest joined […]

April grant recipients announced

The Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded its final grants for the 2018 fiscal year. Three organizations received funding from the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund. Recipients include: Salina Public Schools, $3,640 for a seven-week summer reading program at Schilling Elementary School. Salina Area Technical College, $2,325 to host SATC Summer Camp, focused on electrical, welding, […]

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 […]