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Foundation Funds

Endowed funds produce charitable income every year and help donors create a legacy of giving.

Supports Foundation operations so that we are always here to help you impact today and transform tomorrow!

  • Heartland Administrative Fund

Designated funds provide a permanent source of income to support your favorite charities even long after you are gone.

Designated Fund Fact Sheet

Current Designated Funds

  • HACC Development & Civic Engagement Fund
  • Hays Beautification Fund
  • Hays Dog Park Fund
  • Hays Recreation Commission Youth Programs Fund
  • Leadership Hays Children's Fund
  • Leadership Hays Fund
  • Plainville Community Foundation Leadership Fund
  • Plainville Community Foundation Youth Fund
  • Recreation Fund for DSNWK, Inc. Clients
  • Rooks County Health Center Fund
  • Trees for a Beautiful Hays Fund
  • Vocal Music & Theater Fund for Hays Arts Council

Donor advised funds are a simple and flexible "charitable savings account" that let you decide when and where to give.

Donor Advised Fund Fact Sheet

Current Donor Advised Funds

  • Ellis County Abstract Charitable Donor Advised Fund
  • Ellis County Disaster Relief Fund (advised by HCF Board of Directors)
  • Fred & Jean Berger, Insurance Planning, Inc. Charitable Fund
  • Luke & Julisa Haines Family/Roofmasters Charitable Fund
  • Midwest Energy Community Fund
  • Rooks County Disaster Relief Fund (advised by HCF Board of Directors)
  • Trego County Disaster Relief Fund (advised by HCF Board of Directors)

Field of interest funds respond to current and future needs by letting you support a specific cause or geographic area rather than a specific charity. Grants are determined by a committee.

Field of Interest Fact Sheet

Current Field of Interest Funds

Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund- Heartland
Supports projects or programs in the following areas in Ellis, Rooks & Trego Counties: arts & culture; community beautification; community social services & security; conservation & environment; education; healthcare

Ellis County Legacy Fund
Unrestricted community grants benefiting the charitable needs of Ellis County, KS, today and tomorrow.

Heartland Healthy Living Fund
Supports the protection and promotion of the health and wellbeing of individuals and their communities through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments

Kansas Health Foundation for Heartland Community
Supports the protection and promotion of the health and wellbeing of individuals and their communities through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments

Rooks County Legacy Fund
Unrestricted community grants benefiting the charitable needs of Rooks County, KS, today and tomorrow.

Stockton Community Fund
Unrestricted community grants benefiting the charitable needs of Stockton, KS, today and tomorrow.

Trego County Legacy Fund
Unrestricted community grants benefiting the charitable needs of Trego County, KS, today and tomorrow.

Organization funds offer a simple and efficient way for your nonprofit to build capacity and provide long-term support for your mission.

Organization Fund Fact Sheet

Current Organization Funds

  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Ellis County Fund
  • Cancer Council of Ellis County Fund
  • Coronado Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America Fund
  • Damar Community Historical Foundation Fund
  • Downtown Hays Development Corporation Fund
  • First Call for Help of Ellis County, Inc. Fund
  • First Care Clinic Fund
  • Fort Hays State University Foundation Fund
  • Hays Arts Council Fund
  • Hays Area Children's Center Fund
  • Hays Community Theatre Fund
  • HaysMed Foundation
  • Hays Public Library Foundation Fund
  • Hays Senior Center Fund
  • Humane Society of the High Plains Fund
  • Jana's Campaign Inc. Fund
  • Rooks County Healthcare Foundation Fund
  • The Society of Friends of Historic Fort Hays Fund
  • Stockton United Methodist Church Fund
  • United Way of Ellis County Fund
  • USD 489 Foundation Fund

Provisional Funds serve as a short-term vehicle to collect charitable donations for a community project, such as a public-private partnership.

Provisional Fund Fact Sheet

Current Provisional Funds

Contact the Foundation if you are interested in setting up a provisional fund.

Scholarship Funds support student education and impact our future leaders.

We offer two different scholarship fund options for donors based on their interest and budget. Designated Scholarship Funds partner with schools and other nonprofits to facilitate the process, whereas the Community Foundation manages the process, start to finish, for Traditional Scholarship Funds.

Scholarship Fund Fact Sheet

Current Scholarship Funds- Designated

  • Stockton United Methodist Scholarship Fund

Current Scholarship Funds- Traditional

Contact the Foundation about setting up a traditional scholarship fund.

Unrestricted community grant funds are flexible and help meet the needs of today and tomorrow. Grants are determined by our local grants committee.

Current Unrestricted Funds

  • Heartland Area Action Fund