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Amplifying Impact

Since 1996, the Western Kansas Community Foundation has been hard at work addressing the needs of area nonprofits. In 2021, in celebration of 25 years of service, the Foundation conducted an impact study of its work since its inception...

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Match Day - Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022

Match Day is an opportunity to help nonprofit organizations grow their funds exponentially--so they can fulfill promises to our local communities for years to come. On Giving Tuesday, make a gift to your favorite local nonprofits. The more you give, the more your favorite charities get from the $100,000 match pool. Donate online, or celebrate with us in person...

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Urgent Needs Fund

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Kansas Community Foundation (WKCF) has created the Urgent Needs Fund, which is now open to receive donations.

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Women of Purpose Fund

The Women of Purpose Fund was established in 2008 by southwest Kansas area women who made donations to build a permanently endowed fund with a current value of over $200,000 to support local programs focused on issues affecting women. Their vision, commitment and passion have supported annual grants to enable women succeed in our communities.

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MayDay! Nonprofit Relief Drive and Urgent Needs Grants

The Western Kansas Community Foundation (WKCF) is to provide urgent needs grants in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The grants will be made to eligible nonprofits from the newly established Urgent Needs Fund with the Foundation. Several donors have generously contributed to the fund, most notably Dr. Luther and Ardis Fry, Black Hills Energy, Keller Leopold Insurance, and Pioneer Communications. WKCF will begin accepting applications May 1st, 2020. Grants will be made on a rolling basis, and continue while funds last.

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Western Kansas Alliance of Community Foundations

In 2010 the Western Kansas Alliance of Community Foundation was formed with the express goal to provide support and partnerships on philanthropic giving through Community Foundations to Western Kansas communities.

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Exercise and Eat Like an Animal

A creative toolkit with videos and lessons, featuring the Garden City, Kansas Lee Richardson Zoo animals, that motivates kids to engage in healthy eating and active play!

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