GSCF Affiliate Program

The Greater Salina Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program provides a mechanism to build local philanthropy across north central Kansas. Affiliates receive financial and administrative services, marketing support, on-going training, and technical assistance from GSCF staff.

GSCF serves the following 14 affiliates:

Greater Salina Community Foundation Staff

The Greater Salina Community Foundation was established in 1999 and is led by Executive Director, Jessica Martin. If a member of HCF cannot be reached, you many contact any of the staff at their office, 785-823-1800 or email them directly. Click here for a GSCF staff list.

For more information about the Greater Salina Community Foundation, please visit their website at www.gscf.org.

Recent News

Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

HAYS, Kan.—The Heartland Community Foundation, which serves Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 15 are due Saturday, May 15, 2021. This year, over $180,000 is available to charitable projects in Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties, with more than $50,000 available per county. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria: Projects focused on improving quality of life. Projects that support the public health of Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties. Projects supporting education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community[...]

Heartland Community Foundation Announces New Executive Director

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