Scholarship Application due March 1st
Over $200,000 available in student scholarships from the Foundation's 34 scholarship funds for the 2024-2025 school year. Eligible scholarship applicants include graduating high school seniors, current college students and non-traditional students.
Due to the climate of the FAFSA, we are extending the application deadline to March 1st.
Baseball and Softball Grant Cycle OpensFebruary 1, 2024
SALINA, Kan.—As a local youth baseball coach, Jason Wells has seen families struggle to support their child’s love of the game, due to the rising cost of youth sports. Applications open February 1, with deadlines of February 15, March 15, April 15 and May 15, 2024.
Community foundation awards over $45,000 in community grants!January 10, 2024
SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation recently awarded over $45,000 to 11 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County through its competitive fall grant cycle.
- Friday, March 1, 202403/01/2024 03/15/2024 Salina Youth Baseball & Softball Fund - March Grants Open Salina Youth Baseball & Softball Fund - March Grants Open Online
Salina Youth Baseball & Softball Fund - March Grants Open
- Friday, March 1, 202403/01/2024 03/01/2024 Scholarship Applications Due Due to the current climate of the new FAFSA and the slow turnaround time for applicants, the Community Foundation is extending the scholarship application deadline from February 15th to March 1st.
Scholarship Applications Due
- Friday, March 1, 202403/01/2024 03/01/2024 First Friday w/BOOM! Salina Join us on the 8th floor of the United Building for a tour to check out the awesome views of the murals from our windows. Prints of the murals will also be available for purchase!
First Friday w/BOOM! Salina
- Thursday, March 21, 202403/21/2024 true Match Madness Help us make the 13th year of Match Madness "The Lucky One," and give on Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 7AM-7PM! Salina Fieldhouse
- Thursday, March 21, 202403/21/2024 true Match After Party If you can't make it to our fun event at the Salina Fieldhouse by 7PM, the festivities will continue at The Prickly Pear! Join us anytime between 7PM and 11PM for GIVING to your local nonprofits, while enjoying FREE appetizers, & watching MARCH Madness
Match After Party
Donna Vanier loved people and she loved the people of Salina. It was home.
When Donna passed away, she left a gift in her will to the community foundation to create a permanent fund that will forever support the causes that were near and dear to her heart.
Harry and Sara Huber
During their lifetimes, founding donors Harry and Sara Huber established a Fund for the Future at the Greater Salina Community Foundation.
Their legacy will live on forever supporting the charities closest to their hearts.
Alice and Archie Riggs
When Alice's last class of students graduated in May 2018, the Riggs decided to do something special to give back to the Ell-Saline community.
They established the Alice A. Riggs Ell-Saline K-State Scholarship at the Greater Salina Community Foundation, which is awarded annually to a graduating Ell-Saline senior who plans to attend Kansas State University in Manhattan.