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Third ‘Strategic Doing’ to be held February 15

Saline County’s next “Strategic Doing” will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, February 15, at the Salina Innovation Foundation, 336 S. Santa Fe Ave., Salina. The meeting will focus on advancing the top community improvement projects identified by residents in December. Groups will provide an update on their projects and receive peer feedback on ways […]

GSCF is now hiring

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is seeking a part-time administrative assistant and a full-time grants and scholarships coordinator for GSCF and its affiliates. The part-time administrative assistant will provide administrative support to the foundation. Competence with Microsoft Office Suite is required, as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience is strongly preferred. The full-time […]

Community foundation appoints new executive director

The Greater Salina Community Foundation board of directors has appointed Jessica Martin president and executive director, effective January 1, 2018. In her eight years with the foundation, Martin has served in many different roles, including affiliate and youth coordinator and grants and scholarships coordinator. During that time, she gained a thorough understanding of the community […]

2018-2019 Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year. This year, more than $100,000 will be distributed to area students through the foundation’s 29 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 established […]

2017 Year-End Giving Information

Here are some tips for completing your 2017 gifts to GSCF 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 To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2017. Mail via U.S. Postal Service […]

Community foundation awards $39,500 to area organizations

The Greater Salina Community Foundation awarded a total of $39,500 to 10 area nonprofits during its October grant cycle. Grants were funded by 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: Salina High School Central FIRST Robotics Team […]

GSCF Grant Applications Due Dec. 15

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its next grant cycle. Funding will be awarded from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, the Fund for Early Childhood Care, Education and Development, the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for GSCF, and the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund. Grants are limited to $5,000 or less, […]

Next ‘Strategic Doing’ set for Dec. 6

Join us as we continue working for a brighter Saline County! Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 6-8 p.m. Southeast of Saline Elementary School Cafeteria 5056 E K-4 Hwy, Gypsum, KS 67448 During our second Strategic Doing session, we will start to prioritize ideas generated during the first meeting and turn them into actionable projects and plans. […]

A Message from the Board Chairman

Dear Friends, On behalf of the board of directors, this letter is to inform you of a management change at the Foundation. If you were not already aware, Executive Director Bill Grevas passed away on November 11. Just prior to his passing, the board had elevated Jessica Martin to the position of Interim Executive Director, […]

Celebrate Philanthropy event to be held as scheduled

We have received questions from several of you regarding our Celebrate Philanthropy event scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017. The event will take place as planned. Please call our office at 785-823-1800 if you have any questions. Thank you!