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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 […]

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 […]