Nondiscrimination/Diversity Policy

The Central Kansas Community Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life for all citizens in the central Kansas area as our dynamic community continues to grow and change. Its ability to achieve this mission and to foster a commitment to excellence can best be pursued with a governing body, work force, grantees, donors, and partners that include individuals of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and perspectives.

The Central Kansas Community Foundation adheres to nondiscrimination policy and practices that encompasses diversity, including but is not limited to, ethnicity, race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, economic circumstance, physical and mental abilities and characteristics, and philosophy.

The Central Kansas Community Foundation respects and celebrates diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. The Community Foundation commits its resources to change in ways that signal to groups with diverse cultures, philosophies and experiences that they are welcome partners in its efforts.

Governance and Administration

The Central Kansas Community Foundation is committed to fostering an organization that respects and appreciates diversity in its many forms as defined above.


In order to achieve the highest standards in all its activities, it is important that the foundation benefit from the perspectives of many different segments of the community. Toward this end, it seeks to collaborate with donors of varying means and interests and will together with donors seek to promote a healthy, caring community.

The Central Kansas Community Foundation believes that its effectiveness is enhanced when individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives are engaged throughout its organization. It believes that a more diverse philanthropic community, and one that reaches out to all, will result in richer and more responsive philanthropy that better meets the needs of the community.