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 Cloud County area to apply for grants from the Foundation’s Impact Fund for Cloud County. A call for applications is announced on the Foundation’s website and through the mass media.

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Match Month Results

CFCC raises over $100,000 with the Hansen 50 K Initiative Matching Grant The Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) received sixty-seven donations to the 2019 HANSEN 50 K INITIATIVE during the month of November 2019 totaling over $40,250 for the Impact Fund for Cloud County (our unrestricted grant fund) in the CFCC. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation will match these donations to the Impact Fund for Cloud County and donate over $20,000 to the CFCC Administrative Fund in the CFCC. So over $100,000 was raised for our Foundation thanks to the donors and the Hansen Foundation. Included in the sixty-seven donors were[...]