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.

Recent News

CFCC awards June grants

The Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) grants committee met June 20, 2019 and awarded the following grants from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund: A $365.49 grant to the City of Concordia to support the National Night Out Program. A $1,000 grant to Catholic Charities for Northern Kansas for hygiene bags for the needy. The next grant committee meeting will be in August, when the July applications will be considered. There will be over $42,000 available to spend in the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and over $345,000 available to spend in the other funds at the start of new[...]

Community foundation awards scholarships

The Community Foundation for Cloud has awarded over $14,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The Carl Cunningham Rotary Scholarship for for seniors graduating from Concordia High School. Brenda Craig, Concordia, received a $800 scholarship, Alex Bonebrake, Concordia, received a $500 scholarship, Madelyn Meyer, Concordia, received a $250 scholarship, and Beau Bonebrake, Concordia, received a $250 scholarship. The Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship for for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing an education major. Sarah Collins, Miltonvale, received a $1,000 scholarship. The CF Sunshine Scholarship for for seniors graduating from or graduates of a Cloud County or[...]