Personalized Estate Planning

Figuring out how to balance your estate plan to best serve your family, avoid taxes and benefit charity can be daunting. The Foundation can help.

The Foundation has helped many donors meet their immediate charitable giving needs, and served nonprofit organizations through endowment building, grants and programming. We believe there is more we can do. The intergenerational transfer of wealth happening in our country, our state and locally presents both unique challenges and opportunities. Coupled with tax implications on estates and retirement funds, donors face challenges in planning for the future. We recognize that we can be a resource to assist in that planning process.

The Greater Salina Community Foundation has contracted with Mr. John Griffin of Stewardship Counseling, LLC to provide comprehensive guidance to individuals and couples who want to establish or update estate plans that minimize gift, income and estate taxes. As an affiliate of GSCF, this is a free service available to CFCC donors. Appointments are limited. For more information, contact Greater Salina Community Foundation Executive Director, A. Wayne Lowen, at (785) 823-1800.

Recent News

Community foundation announces grant awards

  The Community Foundation for Cloud County recently awarded grants to five area organizations. In August and September, grants were funded through the community foundation’s Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, Seize the Moment Fund and Youth Activity Fund. The following organizations received funding for charitable projects to benefit Cloud County: City of Concordia, $1,000 to help the Hood Park Neighbors build a shade canopy and seating for the Little Free Library at Hood Park. Cloud County Ducks Unlimited, $502.50 to purchase three lifetime Kansas hunting licenses to give to youth attendees during their annual conservation banquet. Neighborhood Initiatives, Inc., $3,160 to[...]

Scholarship recipients announced

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. Emily Daniels, Concordia, received a $650 scholarship, and Rope Dorman, Concordia, received a $1,150 scholarship. The Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship for for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing an education major. Adrianna Michaud, Concordia, received a $1,000 scholarship. The CF Sunshine Scholarship for for seniors graduating from or graduates of a Cloud County or Washington County high school majoring in a medical, education or recognized[...]