20 Years of Giving Back
Established in 1999, the community foundation helps people invest in meaningful ways to make a difference in the community. It has grown to become the largest community foundation in the state, serving Saline County and 15 other counties in North Central Kansas. Over the past 20 years, the organization has granted over $100 million to charity on behalf of its fundholders.
Scholarship Recipients AnnouncedJuly 22, 2021
SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded over $90,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. This includes 17 scholarships that are being renewed for recipients from previous years.
Community foundation accepting grant applicationsJuly 12, 2021
The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its August grant cycle. Online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on August 15, 2021.
- Friday, October 15, 202110/15/2021 true October Grant Cycle Due October Grants Due!
October Grant Cycle Due
- Friday, November 5, 202111/05/2021 11/05/2021 Women Helping Women Due Women Helping Women Due Online
Women Helping Women Due
- Wednesday, December 15, 202112/15/2021 true December Grants Due December Grants Due!
December Grants Due
- Wednesday, January 5, 202201/05/2022 01/05/2022 Women Helping Women Due Women Helping Women Due Online
Women Helping Women Due
- Tuesday, March 1, 202203/01/2022 03/01/2022 Salina Youth Baseball and Softball Fund Grants Open Salina Youth Baseball and Softball Fund Grants Open Online
Salina Youth Baseball and Softball Fund Grants Open
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.