Organization Fund Benefits

There are several benefits to having an organization fund with the Foundation.

  • Our board is available for consultation with you, your board members, and potential donors of your organization. As an affiliate, we also have access to professional expertise from the Greater Salina Community Foundation staff.
  • If you do not already have a private foundation, you can establish a fund with us and avoid the paperwork, time and expense of running your own private foundation.
  • Your money is invested with all the funds held at Greater Salina Community Foundation and its regional affiliates. This allows your money to be invested in more sophisticated funds with a higher buy in level that otherwise you would not have access to. Learn more about our investment strategy here.
  • Your organization will be listed in the Foundation’s annual report, on our website and are sometimes featured in our newsletters.

Regardless if your organization has a fund at the Foundation, we still offer opportunities for all nonprofit organizations and others performing charitable work in the Washington County area to apply for grants from the Foundation’s Washington County Opportunity Fund. A call for applications is announced in the Foundation’s newsletter, on our website, and through the mass media.

Recent News

Community foundation accepting fall grant applications

Community foundation accepting fall grant applications WASHINGTON, Kan.— The Washington County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open August 1 and are due October 1, 2020. Recently, to support the Hanover Hospital's exercise program for the residents, the Washington County Community Foundation awarded the organization funding to purchase various exercise equipment and videos. "This project has been extremely beneficial to our residents by helping them improve strength and range of motion," said grantee Brittni Oehmke. “This has allowed them to maintain independence and ability to complete activities of daily living. We use this equipment one-on-one with individuals and in[...]

Community foundation awards scholarship

Grace Ottot Community foundation awards scholarship WASHINGTON, Kan.— The Washington County Community Foundation recently announced the recipient of the Columbus, Vera and Morris Jones Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is for seniors graduating from Washington County High School, with a preference for students attending Kansas State University. Grace Otott, Washington, received a $772 scholarship. More information about the foundation’s scholarship program can be found at www.washingtoncountycf.org/scholarships. [...]