Upcoming Foundation Events

Mark your calendars for upcoming events in our affiliate communities. We hope you have a chance to stop by and meet the people who are making a difference.

Central Kansas Community Foundation Host Events


Monday-Tuesday, June 24-25  |  Understanding the Tapestry of Trauma, Trauma Training Seminar, Hesston, KS

Thursday, June 27, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM  |  Community Partnership Luncheon, Beaumont Depot Community Building, Beaumont, KS  |  Rescheduled Event

Affiliate Foundation Events

Saturday, June 8, 9-12 AM; Sunday, June 9, 1-4 PM  |  Garden Tour, Second Century Library Foundation for Newton Public Library

Thursday, June 20, 7 PM  |  North Newton Community Foundation Awards Celebration, Mojo’s Coffee Bar, North Newton, KS


Thursday, July 4, All Day  |  Peabody 4th of July Celebration, Peabody, Kansas

Monday, July 22, 8:00 AM  |  Lawrence Art Center Camp, Elk County Community Foundation will bus area youth to the camp in Lawrence, Kansas.

Halstead CF Grant Cycle Opens

The Halstead Community Foundation (HCF), an affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation, announces that its 2017 Grant applications will be accepted starting May 1, 2017.  All 501 (c) (3) charitable organizations serving the community of Halstead are encouraged to apply.  The purpose of these grants is to invest in local service and community project/programs that focus on the enhancement of the Halstead community.

The 2017 Halstead Community Foundation Grant cycle aims to support organizations with project/programs that directly impact the community of Halstead. The project/program should be designed to meet a need or enhance Halstead. Approximately $8,300 in grant monies are available for distribution this year through the Halstead Community Foundation Grant cycle:

  • The Halstead Impact Fund has approximately $4,800 available for the purpose of supporting charitable project/programs that benefit those in the Halstead
  • The Kansas Health Foundation Fund-Halstead has approximately $3,500 to underwrite solutions to local health issues and for the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of individuals and their communities through the encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors, and environments.

Applications are available for electronic submission at www.centralkansascf.org. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Grants will be awarded Friday, August 11, 2017 at an event sponsored by HCF.

For more information, please contact Mary K Bean, HCF Director at marykay@givehalstead.org or 316-680-6271; or Brenda Sooter, CKCF Program Officer – Grants, at Brendasooter@centralkansascf.org  or 316-283-5474.