Personalized Estate Planning

Figuring out how to balance your estate plan to best serve your family, avoid taxes and benefit charity can be daunting. The Foundation can help.

The Foundation has contracted with Mr. John Griffin of Stewardship Counseling, LLC to provide comprehensive estate planning services to individuals and couples who want to establish or update their estate plans. You are invited to meet with John at no cost to share your desires and devise or update your plan and then have your documents created by your own attorney.

The Foundation has helped many donors meet their immediate charitable giving needs, and served nonprofit organizations through endowment building, grants and educational workshops. We believe there is more we can do. The inter-generational transfer of wealth happening in our country, our state and locally presents both unique challenges and opportunities. Coupled with tax implications on estates and retirement funds, donors face challenges in planning for the future. We recognize that we can be a resource to assist in that planning process.

Call us today to work with John for comprehensive guidance to establish or update your estate plan to benefit your family and your community, and minimize gift, income and estate taxes. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Bill Grevas at the Foundation (785-823-1800).

Recent News

Major Grants Awarded for Development Projects

Story written by: Gary Demuth, Salina Journal The next three years are going to be a prosperous time for local artists and residents of north Salina, thanks to a financial windfall from the Greater Salina Community Foundation. The Foundation, through the Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund and the Fund for Greater Salina, has awarded large, multi-year grants to two Salina development projects. North Salina Community Development, Inc., will receive $150,000 from the Hansen Foundation for the North Town District Neighborhood Improvement Project in installments of $60,000, $50,000 and $40,000 over the next three years.  The Artists Initiative for Creative Ingenuity, Healing[...]

Assaria Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for the Assaria Community Fund.  Grants are limited to charitable grants that improve the quality of life for citizens of Assaria, KS. Grant requests may not exceed $1,500. All grant applications are due June 1 and must be submitted through the Foundation's online grant system to be considered. To find out more about the grant guidelines, go to http://gscf.org/search-apply-for-a-grant. In the past, grants from this fund have supported the Assaria Community Garden and new playground equipment at the Assaria Family Park. For more information, please call Jessica Martin, Grants & Scholarships Coordinator, at 785-823-1800.[...]