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 the foundation at 785-823-1800.

Recent News

Foundation welcomes new staff members

The Greater Salina Community Foundation announces the following new hires: Kora Copas Kora Copas has joined the foundation as a staff accountant. A native of Courtland, Kansas, Copas has a bachelor’s degree in business management and accounting from Kansas Wesleyan University. In her new role, she will support the foundation’s finance department in the areas of gift and grant processing, fund reporting and accounting operations. Prior to GSCF, Copas previously worked in the healthcare accounting field. Angela Kerner Angela Kerner is the foundation’s new affiliate operations coordinator. A lifelong Kansan, Kerner is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a B.F.A. in art history. In her new role, she[...]

Saint Francis Ministries receives YW Legacy Grant

On behalf of the Elden V. Miller Family Charitable Trust, the Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded $4,077 to Saint Francis Ministries to support child victims of human trafficking. This grant will help provide specialized treatment for young girls who have survived child sex trafficking through Saint Francis’ Clover House, a residential therapy program. This gift from the Elden V. Miller Family Charitable Trust was awarded through the YW Legacy Fund, which is held at the community foundation. Established in 2006, the YW Legacy Fund supports initiatives that align with the mission of the former YWCA of Salina by providing annual grants to projects that strive to make Salina[...]