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 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 67402-2876 Your gift of securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds) Contact your broker early to determine the processing time necessary to complete[...]

Smoky Valley Community Foundation announces fall grant recipients

LINDSBORG, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Smoky Valley Community Foundation awarded over $18,000 to 14 projects throughout the Smoky Valley area. The following organizations received funding: • Lindsborg Community Library, $3,000 for technology items and updated computer desk stations. • Bethany College, $3,000 to upgrade the lightning detector unit.• Bethany Lutheran Church, $2,500 to provide an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills and Training (ASIST) class.• Bethany Lutheran Church, $2,400 to host an adult and youth mental health first aid class.• Midsummer's Festival, $1,270 for childerens activitites at the Midsummer’s Festival 2020.• Steps to End Poverty of McPherson County, $1,000 to[...]