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Foundation Funds

Endowed funds produce charitable income every year and help donors create a legacy of giving.

Click on the different fund types to learn more about each type and which funds are held at the Foundation.

Administrative Funds enable to foundation to fulfill its mission and to provide long-term sustainability to the organization. The Foundation was established over 20 years ago with a $2.9 administrative endowment funded by over 100 founding donors. That initial endowment continues to grow ensuring the Community Foundation will be here forever to impact today, and transform tomorrow!

Administrative Funds

  • Greater Salina Community Foundation Administrative Endowment Fund

Designated funds provide a permanent sources of income to support your favorite charities even long after you are gone.

Designated Fund Fact Sheet

Current Designated Funds

  • Don & Evelyn Amend Fund
  • Ted & Almita Augustine Fund
  • Back to School Fair Fund
  • R.W. & Nancy Bowen Fund
  • Max P. & Ina Belle Christian Fund
  • Connect the Dots Fund
  • O.J. & Norma Cooper Fund
  • CPRF Community Mobility Fund for Cloud, Ellis, Russell & Saline Counties
  • Shirley M. Drawbaugh Fund
  • H. Alden & Mary E. Flanders Fund
  • Jeanne & George Frisbie Fund for Gypsum United Methodist Church
  • Tex E. & Betty E. Fury Fund
  • Gordon & Mary Anne Gardiner Fund
  • Dale W. & Ruth S. Geisen Fund
  • Raymond & Dorothy Goering Fund
  • Good Citizenship Award Fund– Supports the Foundation’s annual good citizenship award.
  • William H. Graves Scout Service Center Building Fund
  • Arlo R. Gruenthal Fund for the United Way
  • Gloria Hagan Fund
  • Ken Hakoda Endowed Conductor Chair Fund
  • Historic Masonic Temple Preservation Fund
  • Bill J. Hopper Family Fund
  • Harry H. & Sara W. Huber Fund
  • In Memory of Julie Ann Jensen
  • Harry J. & Ann Lee Jett Fund
  • Maynard & Letty Jones Fund
  • Kansas Health Foundation Operating Fund
  • A. Byrne & Margaret E. Kelley Fund
  • Bill & Pat Knox Family Fund
  • Phil & Glenda Krug Fund
  • KWU Student volunteerism & Service to Salina Community
  • Leadership Fund- Provides administrative support for Leadership Salina.
  • Leadership Project Fund for Children- Provides grant support for projects by the Leadership Salina class that benefit children.
  • Lyle E. & Anna M. Lightfoot Fund
  • Lyle & Anna Lightfoot Fund for the Animal Shelter
  • Livingston Fund
  • Wilfred & Florence Loux Fund
  • A. Wayne Lowen Fund
  • Love Family Library Fund
  • Dorothy B. Main Family Fund
  • Betty May Library Fund
  • Rex & Wilma Jean McArthur Fund
  • Meals on Wheels Fund
  • Robert F. Miller Fund for Christ Cathedral
  • George F. Mullen Fund
  • Verna L. Myers Fund
  • Wendell K. Nickell & Waitstill B. Nickell Fund
  • Kathryn Nuss Fund
  • Partners 4 Success Fund
  • The Pathway to Hope Fund- Supports the needs of the homeless through Ashby House.
  • Joy D. Peterson Memorial Fund
  • Patricia A. Perry Fund
  • Ronald & Elizabeth Prielipp Fund
  • Gordon & Mary Reist Fund
  • Raymond W. Richardson & Virginia M. Richardson Fund
  • James E. Roderick & Nancy A. Roderick Fund
  • Sassy & Foxie Rogers by Celestine Rogers Fund- Benefits the Salina Animal Shelter.
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church Operations Fund
  • St. Mary's Grade School Endowment Fund
  • St. Mary's Queen of the Universe Catholic Church Fund
  • Sacred Heart Jr/Sr High School Endowment Fund
  • Salina Animal Shelter
  • Salina Economic Development Corporation Fund
  • Salina Initiative for Restorative Justice Fund
  • Salina Municipal Band Fund
  • Saline County Dept. of Senior Services
  • Marie S. Schmidt Fund
  • Laddie & Wanda Schrock Fund
  • Doris & Al Schwan Charitable Fund
  • Irene M. Schweitzer Symphony Fund
  • Sculpture Tour Salina Fund
  • Mike & Carol Ann Sloo Fund
  • Smoky Hill River Festival Legacy Fund
  • Stein Family Fund for St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church
  • Kenneth C. & Geraldine Stephenson Fund
  • The Tricentennial Fund
  • Donna L. Vanier Fund
  • Weibert Family-Decatur County Feed Yard Fund
  • J.E. & Pearl Weiss Fund for First Presbyterian Church
  • J.E. & Pearl Weiss Fund for Salina Regional Health Foundation
  • J.E. & Pearl Weiss Fund for St. John’s Lutheran Church
  • Sally & Norman Wilkinson Fund
  • Wings Over Salina Air Museum Fund
  • Young Women Athletic Fund

Donor advised funds are a simple and flexible "charitable savings account" that let you decide when and where to give.

Donor Advised Fund Fact Sheet

Current Donor Advised Funds

  • James R. Allen Family Fund
  • Eric & Bonnie Anderson Family Fund
  • Anonymous Fund
  • Anonymous Fund
  • Anonymous Fund
  • Applequist Family Fund
  • Gustaf & Hannah Applequist
  • Mark & Becky Augustine Fund
  • Ted & Almita Augustine Fund
  • Mark & Jane Berkley Family Fund
  • Mike Berkley Fund
  • Paul D. & Jo Ann Berkley Fund
  • Robert B. & Lila A. Berkley Fund
  • The Brookville Community Foundation Fund
  • Rose & Elton Bloomberg Fund
  • Dick & Joyce Brown Fund
  • Kim E. & Conee Brown Fund
  • Buyse Family Donor Advised Fund
  • Davidson Family Fund
  • Todd & Mindi Davidson Fund
  • John & Deborah Divine Fund
  • Jeff & Carol Dykes Fund
  • Linda L. Ellison Fund
  • Charles L. & Kathleen A. Elsea Family Fund
  • Exline Employee Charitable Fund
  • Flaherty Family Fund
  • Fried-Stuewe Donor Advised Fund
  • George & Jeanne Frisbie Fund
  • Betty Glatt Fund
  • Helen L. Graves Fund
  • Gypsum Valley Community Foundation Fund
  • H&B Enterprises Fund
  • The Keith H. Lauer & Alice Nadene Lauer Family Fund
  • Frank & Izzy Hampton Fund
  • Leon K. & Judy Hannebaum Fund
  • William J. & Ada Mae Harbin Fund
  • Ted & Doris Harder Fund
  • Phil & Sally Hemmer Fund
  • Tom & Maggie Hemmer Fund
  • Heritage Real Estate Advisors Charitable Fund
  • Joan K. Hoffman Fund
  • Emily Sophia Howie Legacy Fund
  • The KASA Companies, Inc. Charitable Fund
  • Kelling-Tomlinson Fund
  • Jeff & Paula Knox Family Fund
  • Robert B. & Debra A. Korbelik Fund
  • Kummer Family Fund
  • The Donald L. and Helen E. Lund Fund
  • Eloise Hodgson Lynch Charitable Fund
  • Frieda J. Mai Fund
  • Matt & Brenda Family Fund
  • Maurice & Gladys Olson McDonald Fund
  • The Gayle & Jane McMillan Fund
  • Peggy & Bill Medina Family Fund
  • The Mildred & Rolland Middlekauff Foundation Funds
  • Mark L. & Julie Sager Miller Fund
  • The Morgan Family Fund
  • Mike & Cheryl Murray Fund
  • Daran & Kendra Neuschafer Family Fund
  • Tom & Denise Peebles Fund
  • Pete & Rita Peterson Fund*
  • Tom & Katie Platten Fund
  • J. Milton Pilcher Fund
  • John & Margaret Presley Fund
  • Rauchholz Family Fund
  • Sid & Susy Reitz Fund*
  • Dick & Toni Renfro Fund*
  • Rupe Family Fund
  • Bob & Linda Salem Fund*
  • Salina Police Department Excellence Fund*
  • Darwin L. & Delma M. Sampson Fund
  • David E. & Linda L. Smith Fund
  • Dwight W & Barbara L Smith Fund
  • Keith & Gloria Snow Fund
  • Sound Garden at Oakdale Park for Janice Pankratz
  • Elizabeth, Harry & McDowell Steele Fund
  • Lawrence & Anna Streit Family Fund
  • Karl & Connie Stutterheim Fund
  • Galen G. Swenson Fund
  • Col. Delbert Townsend Fund
  • Larry & Millie Triplett Fund
  • Tom & Shelda Vandervoort Family Fund
  • John K. Vanier Family Fund
  • Charles W. Walker Fund
  • Mark & Carolyn Wedel Fund
  • Norm & Kristy Yenkey Fund
  • Lee E. & Christine Young Fund
  • Loren & Sara Young Family Fund

    *These funds are temporary/non-endowed funds.

Field of Interest Funds respond to current and future needs by letting you support a specific cause or geographic area rather than a specific charity. Grants are determined by a committee.

Field of Interest Funds Fact Sheet

Current Field of Interest Funds

Assaria Community Foundation Fund
Supports charitable projects in Assaria, KS.

Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund*
Provides grants for arts, education, health/human services, community beautification, environmental projects, and intergenerational projects.

Decatur Community Education Fund
Supports various school programs and capital needs for students in USD 294.

Fund for Early Childhood Care, Education & Development
Supports programs that prepare children for Kindergarten in Saline & Ottawa Counties.

Kansas Health Foundation Fund for GSCF
Provides annual grants for public health needs.

KHF Healthy Communities Initiative Fund
Supports the Community Health Coalition

L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund
Supports youth education in two fields of interest: arts and humanities and science, technology and invention.

PET Project Fund
Makes annual grants to community projects designated by young donors through Foundation sponsored programs.

Salina Youth Baseball Fund
Provides support for individual players who may not otherwise be able to participate in local baseball leagues and tournaments due to lack of funds for things such as equipment, uniforms and fees.

Rob Schorling Memorial Fund
Provides assistance to families who are dealing with diagnosis and treatment of leukemia.

Sunflower Bank Softball Showcase Fund
Offers support for the annual showcase for girls who may not otherwise be able to afford to participate.

Triplett Inc. Employee Assistance Fund
Helps employees with unforeseen and critical family needs.

Women Helping Women Fund
Provides emergency grants for women in need.

YW Legacy Fund
Established after the closing of the YWCA in Salina, this fund makes grants based on the mission of the YWCA.

*These funds are temporary/non-endowed funds.

Current Funds for the Future

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Dana & Sue Anderson
  • Rose A. Anderson
  • Avatar Fellowship
  • Avatar Scholarship
  • Penny Beans Scholarship
  • Craig & Lorelle Boxler
  • Larry Britegam Family Fund
  • Dick & Joyce Brown
  • Timothy & Cynthia Buyse
  • Mike & Stephanie Carlin
  • W.F. & Ruth M. Cathcart-Rake
  • Michael R. & Brenda E. Cloutier
  • Dale K. & Beverly J. Cole
  • Allen R. Dodge
  • Linda L. Ellison
  • Paul D. Ellison
  • Robert & Kelli Exline
  • Rick & Janet Fisher
  • Jeff & Lynn Gillam
  • C. Dean & Betty C. Groves
  • Arlo R., Louise & Mark A. Gruenthal
  • John & Kristin Gunn
  • Randy D. & Lynda K. Hassler
  • Helping Hands
  • Matt & Brenda Hemmer
  • Tom & Maggie Hemmer
  • Robert J. and Linda K. Jensen Fund
  • Harry J. & Ann Lee Jett
  • Phyllis M. Johnson
  • Elizabeth M. Keating
  • Marcia Klingzell
  • Lewis E. & Barbara J. Kollhoff
  • John A. Komarek
  • Russ Lamer Fund
  • Tamra Lamer Fund
  • Jack E. & Ann Ludwig
  • David W. Martin
  • Gayle & Jane McMillen
  • Mark L. & Julie Sager-Miller
  • Jake Mitchell
  • Stan & Sandra Mitchell
  • William E. & Kimberly Mowery III
  • Myrna Muir
  • Dennis & Martha Oakes
  • Brenda O’Gorman
  • Ann M. Parr
  • N.M. & Norma Jean Patton
  • Eep & Jane Peuchen
  • Peter L. & Rita E. Peterson
  • Barbara J. Pierce
  • Robert J. & Karel A. Purdy
  • Steve & Joyce Roe
  • Rex S. & Carol L. Romeiser
  • Randy & Julie Rowe Legacy Fund
  • Ramon W. & Glenda L. Schmidt
  • Warren K. & Margaret A. Schmidt
  • Robert & Lori Schrock Family
  • Douglas K. Schwan
  • Milo G. & Carol Ann Sloo
  • Boyd & Heather Smith
  • David E. & Linda L. Smith
  • Keith & Gloria Snow
  • Dan & Jenny Stack
  • Elizabeth, Harry, and McDowell Steele
  • Constance J. Stevens
  • Swenson Trust Fund
  • Cheryl & Fred Tepe
  • Burton & Bonnie Thompson
  • Ronald & Kathleen Tremblay
  • Linda Tuller
  • Max G. & Myrna E. Van Horn
  • Jack & Donna Vanier Family Endowment
  • Keith Vestal
  • Charles G. & Elaine H. Waddle
  • Mike & Penny Walker
  • Trace E. & Cynthia A. Walker
  • Wallace N. Weber, M.D.
  • Bonnie Welty Fund
  • Bonnie Welty Scholarship Fund
  • James A. & Sherryl L. Zoltenko
  • Kenneth C. & Karen K. Ebert

[Note: These funds will not become active until the end of the donors’ lifetime.]

Organization Funds offer a simple and efficient way for your nonprofit to build capacity and provide long-term support for your mission.

Organization Fund Fact Sheet

Current Organization Funds

Arts & Culture

  • Central Kansas Flywheels Museum Endowed Fund
  • Friends of the Smoky Hill Museum Endowed Fund
  • Historic Masonic Temple Preservation Endowed Fund
  • Kansas Museums Association Endowed Fund
  • Rolling Hills Refuge Wildlife Conservation Center Endowed Fund
  • Salina Art Center Endowed Fund
  • Salina Arts & Humanities Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Salina Community Theatre Endowed Fund
  • Salina Education Automobile Museum of America, DBA The Garage
  • Salina Public Library Endowed Fund
  • Salina Symphony Endowed Fund
  • St. John's Military School Historical Museum Endowed Fund
  • Stiefel Theatre-Performing Arts Foundation Endowed Fund

Community Development & Environment

  • Friends of the River Foundation Endowed Fund
  • The Land Institute Endowed Fund
  • The Nature Conservancy in Kansas Endowed Fund
  • North Salina Community Development, Inc. Endowed Fund
  • Salina Economic Development Corporation Endowed Fund

Health & Human Services

  • Access Foundation of Kansas (OCCK) Endowed Fund
  • Ambucs, Salina A.M. Chapter Endowed Fund
  • American Red Cross Central Western Kansas Chapter Endowed
  • Ashby House, Ltd., Endowed Fund
  • Bethany Home Association Endowed Fund
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Salina Endowed Fund
  • Birthright of Salina Endowed Fund
  • Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas Endowed Fund
  • Central Kansas Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Central Kansas Mental Health Center Endowed Fund
  • Child Advocacy & Parenting Services (CAPS) Endowed Fund
  • Child Care Aware of Kansas Endowed Fund
  • Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas (DVACK) Endowed Fund
  • Hospice of Salina Endowed Fund
  • Independent Connection Endowed
  • Independent Connection Fund
  • Love, Chloe Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Noon Network AMBUCS Endowed Fund
  • Osborne County Memorial Hospital Endowed Fund
  • Packages for Warriors-Hearts of America, Inc.
  • Pregnancy Service Center Endowed Fund
  • Saint Francis Community Services Endowed Fund
  • Salina Area United Way Endowed Fund
  • Salina Child Care Association Endowed Fund
  • Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank Endowed Fund
  • Salina Family YMCA Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Salina Grace Fund
  • Salina Habitat for Humanity Endowed Fund
  • Salina Regional Health Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Salina Rescue Mission Endowed Fund
  • Salina Shares
  • Saline County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol & Rescue Squad Endowed Fund
  • Salvation Army (Salina) Endowed Fund
  • School Marathon Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Sunflower Adult Day Services Endowed Fund

Parks & Recreation

  • The First Tee of Saline County Endowed Fund


  • Belmont Boulevard Christian Church Endowed Fund
  • Christ the King Lutheran Church Endowed Fund
  • Church of the Cross Endowed Fund
  • First Baptist Church Endowed Fund
  • First Presbyterian Church of Salina Endowed Fund
  • First United Methodist Church Endowed Fund
  • Friends of Cornerstone Charitable Foundation Endowed Fund
  • The Harvester Foundation Fund
  • Rolling Hills United Church of Christ Endowed Fund
  • Salina Heights Christian Church Endowed Fund
  • Salina Sunrise Presbyterian Church Endowed Fund
  • St. John's Missionary Baptist Church Endowed Fund
  • Trinity Lutheran Church Endowed Fund
  • Trinity United Methodist Church Endowed Fund
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Endowment Endowed Fund
  • University United Methodist Church Endowed Fund
  • Webster Conference Center Endowed Fund
  • At Stake Ministries Fund

Youth & Education

  • Bethany College Endowed Fund
  • Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Area Council Endowed Fund
  • Cornerstone Classical School Endowed Fund
  • Decatur Community Education Endowed Fund
  • Girl Scouts of Central Kansas Endowed Fund
  • Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) Endowed Fund
  • Kansas State University Polytechnic Fund for Excellence Endowed Fund
  • Kansas University Endowment Association Endowed Fund
  • Kansas Wesleyan University Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Kansas Youth Sports
  • KIAAA Greg Gordon Family Endowment Endowed Fund
  • KU School of Medicine- Salina Endowed Fund
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Child Development Center Endowed Fund
  • Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth Fund Endowed Fund
  • Salina Area Technical College Endowed Fund
  • Salina Health Education Foundation Endowed Fund
  • Saline County 4-H Development Endowed Fund
  • Smoky Hill Education Service Center Endowed Fund
  • Teen Town, Inc. (The City) Endowed Fund
  • USD 305 Heartland- Head Start Endowed Fund
  • Salina Area Young Life Fund

Provisional Funds serve as a short-term vehicle to collect charitable donations for a community project, such as a public-private partnership.

Provisional Fund Fact Sheet

Current Provisional Funds

  • Salina Kanvas Mural & Street Art Fund Project
  • Salina Net Generation
  • Wings Over Salina Museum Air Fund

Scholarship Funds support student education and impact our future leaders.

We offer two different scholarship fund options for donors based on their interest and budget. Designated Scholarship Funds partner with schools and other nonprofits to facilitate the process, whereas the Community Foundation manages the process, start to finish for Traditional Scholarship Funds.

Scholarship Fund Fact Sheet

Current Scholarship Funds- Designated

  • Barragree Fund for First Baptist Church
  • The Bill Grevas Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Evelyn R. King National Honor Society Scholarship
  • Focus on the Future Foundation
  • Henry S. Dreher Fund for Excellence
  • John Forest & Alfra J. Schmidt Ritter Humanitarian Award
  • Joyce L. Brown Scholarship
  • Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship
  • Matt Hagny No-Till Scholarship Foundation
  • Mike & Mable Kelling Scholarship
  • The Chris Parker Designated Scholarship Fund
  • The Salina Family Healthcare Center Designated Scholarship Fund
  • St. John's Military School Scholarship Fund in Memory of Tom Orton

Current Scholarship Funds- Traditional

  • Alice A. Riggs Ell-Saline, K-State Scholarship Fund
  • Alma Olson & Michael T. Olson Scholarship
  • Betts Family Scholarship
  • Booker T. Washington Scholarship
  • Brian Clarke Garnett Memorial Scholarship
  • C. L. Clark Scholarship
  • Col. Delbert Townsend Scholarship
  • Coyne Family Scholarship
  • David E Freeland Accounting and Business Admin. Scholarship
  • David A. & M. Marguerite Parker Scholarship
  • Decatur Community Scholarship
  • Emily E. Shobe Memorial Art Scholarship
  • Erik Erickson Memorial Scholarship
  • First Bank Kansas Scholarship
  • Florence Evelyn Westhoff Scholarship
  • Frances E. Curtis NAACP Scholarship
  • Gayle & Evelyn Richmond Scholarship
  • Glenn L. & Edna M. Mott Memorial Scholarship
  • Hale Family Sunflower Promise Scholarship
  • Jeanne & George Frisbie Scholarship
  • Jeanne B. Marts Scholarship
  • Jody & Doyle Fredrickson Nursing & Health Scholarship
  • Kansas Federation of Republican Women Scholarship
  • Kurt Budke Scholarship Fund
  • Linda K. Freeland Early Childhood Education Scholarship
  • Marcella Dowling Oakes Art Scholarship
  • Mary Olson & Viola Olson Gustafson Scholarship
  • Orpha J. & Ernest Milbradt Scholarship
  • Richard & Lou Ann Bergen Scholarship In the Creative Arts Scholarship Fund
  • Tetlow-Downs Community Scholarship
  • Wally Beets – John Marino Scholarship

Current Unrestricted Funds

  • Don Diekhoff Fund
  • Fund for Greater Salina


Contact Jessica Martin, President and Executive Director.