Newton Community Foundation

The Newton Community Foundation is a public charitable foundation created to enhance our community through educational, cultural, civic, and economic support. OUR MISSION is to build a strong community by engaging people in philanthropy while expanding the community’s endowment both now and for generations to come.

As the hearts of Philanthropic giving, OUR PURPOSE is to assist in providing resources for a broad range of existing and future educational and charitable needs in and around the city of Newton.

The Newton Community Foundation will serve as a uniting force through out the community of Newton. OUR VISION is to lead people in creating an effective and energetic place where all individuals can thrive.

The Newton Community Foundation is a component fund of Central Kansas Community Foundation. OUR VALUES are:

  • Integrity: enveloping trustworthiness, ethics, and stewardship.
  • Inclusiveness: enveloping diversity, social justice, and tolerance.
  • Impact: enveloping dexterity, receptiveness, strength, and efficiency.

A Rich Tradition

Since its inception in 1994 Central Kansas Community Foundation (CKCF) has been providing services to the Newton community. CKCF has flourished as a Host Foundation, providing support and administrative services to 20 Affiliate Foundations throughout Central Kansas.  In order to grow the philanthropic base in the Newton area and provide the local charitable causes the support they deserve, the Newton Community Foundation (NCF) was established on Sept. 24, 2018.

Advisory Board of Directors

Kathy Stucky – Chair
Kim Stahly – Secretary
Dan Eells
Kay Larson
Jacob Nachtigal
Ray Penner
Joni Pfeifer
Erin McDaniel
Lorrie Kessler
Kevin Pouch
Cy Richer


Grants & Scholarship Information

CKCF Grants Page          CKCF Scholarships Page

CKCF encourages grant recipients to share the Newton Community Foundation logo on any public event materials. This logo can be used on your organization’s website, social media accounts or event printed materials.


Contact the Newton Community Foundation

Greg Bontrager, Associate Director
(316) 866-9801

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