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

November Match Month Initiative

Community Foundation Receives Hansen 50K Matching Initiative The Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC)  has been approved to participate in the DANE G. HANSEN FOUNDATION 2020 MATCHING GRANT INITIATIVE. For the month of November, 2020,the Dane G. Hansen Foundation will provide a 100% match for every endowed dollar raised for the Impact Fund for Cloud County (our unrestricted grant fund), up to a maximum of $50,000. The Matching Initiative Grant will provide an additional match of 50% up to a maximum of  $25,000 to the CFCC Administrative Fund.   This means the match from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation is 1.5 to 1.  If[...]

Community Foundation Awards Grants

The Grant/Scholarship Committee of the Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) held a grant committee meeting Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Century 21 meeting room at 2:00 p.m. The committee reviewed the minutes for the grant committee meetings held on August 18, 2020 and approved said minutes. Bob Steimel had forwarded the September grant cycle evaluation report which showed that the four grant requests got scores of 86% to 72 to the committee. Also sent to the committee were the ‘Available to Spend” amounts by fund and the grants that the committee needed to approve or ratify that had been paid since the[...]