Foundation Finance

The Foundation’s mission is to meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and services. One way we achieve our mission is to facilitate prudent management and care of our funds.

The Foundation believes the  best long-term performance will be achieved through a balanced portfolio  consisting of 75% equities and 25% fixed income and cash.  As an affiliate of the Greater Salina  Community Foundation (GSCF), the funds at the Heartland Community Foundation  are pooled together with all the funds held by GSCF and their affiliates.  The funds are invested with Vanguard and  governed by a local Finance Committee at GSCF.

We are confident in our performance and rate well when compared to other investment pools. See our GSCF Investment Portfolio to see where we rank among other comparative indices.

Additional Resources

GSCF Statement of Investment Policy

7/1/17 HCF Dashboard

2016 HCF Annual Report
2015 HCF Annual Report
2014 HCF Annual Report

2016 GSCF Annual Report
2013 GSCF Form 990

 

Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Mon
6:00 pm Ellis County Strategic Doing @ Robbins Center-Fort Hays State University
Ellis County Strategic Doing @ Robbins Center-Fort Hays State University
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has tasked our county to create goals and accomplish those goals through a strategic process. Strategic Doing allows our county to develop consensus around top priority projects and develop an[...]

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