Partner With Us

We consider professional advisors—estate planners, attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, and others—as partners in the charitable giving process. By working together, we can help fulfill your clients’ personal financial and charitable goals while leaving an everlasting impact on the community.

We can help you by…

  • Consulting with you and your clients on ways the Community Foundation can help them meet their charitable and financial goals.
  • Offering strategies for discussing charitable giving with your clients.
  • Providing fund document templates.
  • Providing sample will and trust language.
  • Hosting annual education workshops for professional advisors. To receive an invitation to our next workshop, email Rita Northup.
  • Providing you with resources about charitable giving and community foundations.

Recent News

Natalie Wood joins GSCF staff

Natalie Wood has joined the Greater Salina Community Foundation as a grants and scholarships coordinator. A native of Randall, Kansas, Wood earned dual bachelor’s degrees in physical education (recreation/sports management) and communication from Fort Hays State University. In her new role, Natalie will oversee the administration of competitive grants and scholarships in several communities throughout GSCF’s 16-county service region. Previously, Wood worked in parks and recreation and education. Learn more about Natalie and the rest of the GSCF team on our staff page. [...]

Community foundation announces $3 million estate gift to benefit Salina church, theatre

Shirley Drawbaugh SALINA—Shirley Drawbaugh, a Salina native, has left an estate gift of $3 million to the Greater Salina Community Foundation for the benefit of First Presbyterian Church and Salina Community Theatre. The fund will permanently provide annual support for each organization. Born in Salina, Drawbaugh graduated from Salina High School in 1946 and Marymount College in 1950. She lived an ordinary life as an administrative assistant at the Mobil Oil Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri, where she worked for many years before returning home to Salina in 1983. Drawbaugh never married or had children, instead devoting her life to serving[...]