Administrative Funds

Our Founding Donors set the tone for our work in the community 15 years ago, when they stepped up to help establish a new foundation- an entirely new concept to most of them.  Each of our Founders is different; individual, yet they all have a common bond, and that is faith in our community.  Each too, showed tremendous generosity when they established our administrative endowment.  Everything we do at the Foundation is a reflection of that faith and generosity.

The Greater Salina Community Foundation Administrative Fund
The Administrative Fund is the engine that keeps the Foundation going. By contributing to this fund, you are helping the Foundation grow faster to help improve the quality of life for Saline County.

Youth GrantMakers Fund
Supports administrative needs and provides grant funds for the Youth GrantMakers Council.

Recent News

Community foundation awards over $83,000 in scholarships

Community foundation awards over $83,000 in scholarships SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded over $83,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. This includes 14 scholarships that are being renewed for recipients from previous years. The Alice A. Riggs Ell-Saline K-State Scholarship is for graduates of Ell-Saline High School who will attend Kansas State University in Manhattan. Noah Hopkins, Salina, received a $1,000 scholarship.The Alma Olson and Michael T. Olson Scholarship is for students of North Central Kansas Technical College pursuing a degree in a building trade. Connor Goheen, Osborne, received a $700 scholarship.The Betts Family[...]

Community foundation accepting grant applications

SALINA, Kan.— 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, 2020. This cycle, $89,000 is available for charitable projects in Saline County that meet one or more of the following criteria: Projects that improve the quality of life for Saline County residents.Projects or programs that support and encourage healthy living across Saline County.Projects that improve quality of life for citizens of Assaria, Kansas.Organizations or programs in Saline or Ottawa Counties whose work furthers the care, education, development, health, safety and human service needs of children[...]