Professional Advisor Resources

Below are a list of resources to help you help your clients fulfill their charitable desires.

Useful Documents & Tools
Frequently Asked Questions
Donor Advised Funds vs Private Foundations
Eight Reasons Why People will Give to a Community Foundation but not Directly to a Charity
Video- Community Foundations & Professional Advisor Partnerships: Nearly 100 Years Strong!
This video features Certified Financial Planner, Bryan Clontz, and Attorney/Certified Financial Planner, Peter L. Peterson, and their personal accounts on how to use the community foundation as a tool for their client’s estate plans.
GSCF Policies and Procedures for Establishment and Operation of Component Funds
GSCF Gift and Fund Acceptance Policies
GSCF Statement of Investment Policy

Useful Links
Council on Foundations
Kansas Association of Community Foundations- Professional Advisor Resources

Recent News

Foundation announces opening of new grant cycle

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its February grant cycle. Online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2021. Over $65,000 is currently available through the following funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – supports projects or programs that address arts and culture, community beautification, community social services and security, conservation and environment, education and health care. Fund for Early Childhood Care, Education and Development - supports organizations or programs whose work furthers the care, education, development, health, safety and human service needs of children ages 0-6 to better prepare them for kindergarten. Kansas[...]

Community foundation awards $29,000 in community grants

SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation recently awarded over $29,000 to 8 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County. The following organizations received funding: Salina Public Library, $3,000 to create several summer youth book clubs to help reduce reading loss over the summer break. The clubs will be led by a certified teacher and will include additional literacy and educational activities. City of Gypsum-Gypsum Summer Youth Program $5,000 to launch a summer youth program to ensure at-risk children of the communities have opportunities to learn and stay safe in the summer months. Saline County Community Corrections, $2,500 to purchase 10 bikes, helmets/locks,[...]