Organization Fund Benefits

There are several other benefits to having an organization fund with the Foundation:

  • We offer educational workshops for the benefit of nonprofit organizations, their staff and board members at a reduced rate.
  • Our staff is available for consultation with you, your board members, and potential donors of your organization.
  • Your organization will be listed in the Foundation’s annual report, on our website, in our Holiday Card program and are sometimes featured in our quarterly newsletter.

Regardless if your organization has a fund at the Foundation, we still offer opportunities for all nonprofit organizations and others performing charitable work in the Salina area to apply for grants from the Foundation’s Fund for Greater Salina. A call for applications is announced in the Foundation’s newsletter, on our website, and through the mass media.

Seize the Moment Grants are offered on an ongoing basis throughout the year. These are small, quick grants that respond to immediate needs in our community. A limited amount of the Foundation’s unrestricted grant funds are set aside to support these grant opportunities that occur outside our regular grant cycle.

Recent News

Greater Salina Community Foundation awards $41,000 in community grants

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation recently awarded over $41,000 to 11 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County. The following organizations received funding: Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas, $5,000 to purchase playground equipment for children who access DVACK services at the organization’s new facility.Heartland Early Education, $5,000 for food to send home with children, birth to age five, with food insecurities.  Salina Innovation Foundation, $4,929 to update The Temple’s wheelchair lift and ensure accessibility for the whole community.Salina Rescue Mission, $4,726.49 to replace the salad bar and add air curtains to the food preparation area.Big Brothers Big Sisters of Salina, $4,200 to host a weekly study hall for “littles.”Salina Media Connection, $4,000[...]

Community foundation sponsors SAYP's Party with a Purpose

Congratulations to the Love, Chloe Foundation! They were the grand prize winners at the Salina Area Young Professionals 3rd Annual Party with a Purpose Lip Sync Battle, held Friday, September 6, 2019, at Paramout Bar. As the winners, they received a check for $2,019.  In addition to a sponsorship from the community foundation, the event raised funds through raffle ticket sales and a $5 charge for all attendees. Other nonprofit participants included the Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank, the Salina Alzheimer's Association and Ashby House. The Love, Chloe Foundation makes it to the final round of the lip sync battle at Party With[...]