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

Community foundation scholarships available

WASHINGTON, Kan.—The Washington County Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year. The following scholarship is available: Columbus, Vera & Morris Jones Memorial Scholarship, for seniors graduating from Washington County High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will go to students who plan to attend Kansas State University. Washington County students may also apply for the following scholarship through the Community Foundation for Cloud County: CF Sunshine Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates from Cloud County or Washington County who are pursuing the medical or education field, or plan to attend a recognized trade school. All scholarship[...]

Washington County Community foundation awards over $3,700 in fall grants

Washington County Community foundation awards over $3,700 in fall grants WASHINGTON, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Washington County Community Foundation awarded over $3,700 to three projects throughout Washington County. The following organizations received funding: Linn Lutheran School, $1,984 to purchase new playground equipment.Church of Christ (Christian), $1,500 to purchase a refurbished Automatic External Defibrillator.KSDS, Inc., $300 towards housing expenses, supplies, and veterinary care for placement of facility dog for USD 108. This round of grants was made possible by the community foundation’s Kansas Health Foundation Fund, which supports the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of individuals and[...]