Partner With Us

We consider professional advisors—estate planners, attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, and others—as partners in the charitable giving process. By working together, we can help fulfill your clients’ personal financial and charitable goals while leaving an everlasting impact on the community.

We can help you by…

  • Consulting with you and your clients on ways the Community Foundation can help them meet their charitable and financial goals.
  • Offering strategies for discussing charitable giving with your clients.
  • Providing fund document templates.
  • Providing sample will and trust language.
  • Hosting  education workshops for professional advisors locally and in Salina, KS, through our host Foundation, the Greater Salina Community Foundation. To receive an invitation to our next workshop, email us.
  • Providing you with resources about charitable giving and community foundations.

Recent News

Community foundation awards over $48,000 in spring grants

Smith County Community Foundation awards over $48,000 in spring grants   SMITH CENTER, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Smith County Community Foundation awarded over $48,000 to 13 projects throughout the Smith County area. The following organizations received funding: Sons of the American Legion Post 166, $1,954.90 to purchase SAL Firing Squad equipment. USD 237, $3,821.63 to purchase a trailer for the new Redmen Recycling program. City of Kensington, $8,171 for playground equipment for the Roadside Park Playground. City of Smith Center, $11,029.87 for the purchase of new water features at the City of Smith Center Pool. First St. John Lutheran Church, $6,036.08 to purchase new[...]

Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

Community foundation accepting spring grant applicationsSMITH CENTER, Kan.—The Smith County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications are due Thursday, April 15, 2021. Last spring, the West Smith County Recreation Commission identified a need for scoreboards at both the gymnasium and football field for Thunder Ridge High School to be replaced. Thanks to a grant from the community foundation, the project was able to be fully funded and both scoreboards were replaced as a result of grant generosity. “The new scoreboards have already generated a good deal of positive response from the student athletes and community members both[...]