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

2019 Year-End Giving Information

Year-End Giving Information Here are some ways you may complete your 2019 gift to GSCF by the end of the year. Your gift by checkDate your check on or before December 31, 2019, and mail via U.S. Postal Service with a postmark on or before December 31st.Gifts made by check that are mailed through the U.S. Postal service with a postmark and check date before December 31, 2019 will be counted for 2019 regardless of when they arrive at the Foundation.The address for mailing, shipping, or hand-delivery of your check:Greater Salina Community Foundation119 W Iron, 8th FloorPO Box 2876Salina, KS 67402-2876Your gift[...]

Republic County Community foundation awards over $40,000 in fall grants

Republic County Community foundation awards over $40,000 in fall grants BELLEVILLE, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Republic County Community Foundation awarded over $40,000 to eight projects throughout Republic County. The following organizations received funding:• City of Cuba, $25,000 for the construction of the Cuba Heritage Center. • City of Belleville, $6,600 to replace the City Park slide. • USD 426, $2,800 to purchase Lego Robotics kits.• City of Scandia, $1,800 to replace Christmas lights put up by the City of Scandia.• Republic #9 Fire Department, $1,650 to purchase metal and supplies to update the fire hall.• USD 109, $1,500[...]