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

Deadline Nearing for IRA Charitable Contributions

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can make an impact on your favorite charity by making a gift from your IRA to a fund at the community foundation. This is an easy and effective way to make a gift that helps satisfy your required minimum distribution, while also reducing your taxable income. Who can take advantage of the IRA charitable rollover provision? If you have an IRA and are 70½ or older, you and your spouse (each) can take a tax-free charitable distribution from your IRA.Who can receive the gift? The IRA must be gifted directly to[...]

Community foundation to celebrate 20 years of giving back

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation invites the community to its 20th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, November 8, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 638 Francis St., Salina. The evening will kick off with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by brief remarks and a commemorative video at 6 p.m. Guests will be treated to live music by local musician Sadie Ward, hors d’oeuvres by Relish, an open beer and wine bar, and work by artists from SPARK Artist Resource Exchange. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased online at www.gscf.org/20years or by calling the foundation office[...]