Contact Us

Questions?
Please feel free to contact any of our local board members, or the Foundation directly with the information below:

219 S. Main
P.O. Box 116
Smith Center, KS 66967
Ph. (785) 476-7538
smithcounty@gscf.org

If you need immediate assistance and we are not available, you may also contact our host Foundation, the Greater Salina Community Foundation:

119 W. Iron Ave, 8th Floor
P.O. Box 2876
Salina, KS 67402-2876
Ph. (785) 823-1800
Fax (785) 823-9370

 

Recent News

Deadline Nearing for IRA Charitable Contributions

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can make an impact on your favorite charity by making a gift from your IRA to a fund at the community foundation. This is an easy and effective way to make a gift that helps satisfy your required minimum distribution, while also reducing your taxable income. Who can take advantage of the IRA charitable rollover provision? If you have an IRA and are 70½ or older, you and your spouse (each) can take a tax-free charitable distribution from your IRA.Who can receive the gift? The IRA must be gifted directly to[...]

Smith County Community Foundation accepting Fall 2019 grant applications

SMITH CENTER, Kan.—The Smith County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Friday, November 15, 2019. Last fall, a community foundation grant helped pay for construction-grade drawings of a new Smith County Child Development Center. These drawings helped increase awareness and generate support for the project, which gained momentum through the Strategic Doing process. The center aims to provide consistent child care for the local workforce and is projected to have the capacity to care for 50 children, including the after-school program. “Without this funding, we would not have been able to move forward and get[...]