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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 […]

Over $37,000 awarded during August grant cycle

  During its recent August grant cycle, the Greater Salina Community Foundation awarded over $37,000 in grants to 10 area nonprofit organizations. Funding was provided through the foundation’s L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund and the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for GSCF. Recipients include: St. Johns Military School, $5,000 to develop a combination makerspace and STEAM lab […]

Next Saline County ‘Strategic Doing’ to be held October 2

Saline County’s next “Strategic Doing” session will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, at the Salina Public Library’s Prescott Meeting Room, 301 W. Elm St., Salina. During this session, working groups will have the opportunity to share project updates, ask questions about funding and determine next steps as they continue to move their […]

Grant cycles for new fiscal year announced

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its August grant cycle. Over $79,000 is available through the Fund for Early Childhood Care, Education and Development, the Kansas Health Foundation Fund and the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund. Online applications are due August 15, 2018. Requests for funding up to $5,000 will be […]

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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 […]