Professional Advisor Resources

Below are a list of resources to help you help your clients fulfill their charitable desires.

Useful Documents & Tools
Frequently Asked Questions
Donor Advised Funds vs Private Foundations
Eight Reasons Why People will Give to a Community Foundation but not Directly to a Charity
Video- Community Foundations & Professional Advisor Partnerships: Nearly 100 Years Strong!
This video features Certified Financial Planner, Bryan Clontz, and Attorney/Certified Financial Planner, Peter L. Peterson, and their personal accounts on how to use the community foundation as a tool for their client’s estate plans.
GSCF Policies and Procedures for Establishment and Operation of Component Funds
GSCF Gift and Fund Acceptance Policies
GSCF Statement of Investment Policy

Useful Links
Council on Foundations
Kansas Association of Community Foundations- Professional Advisor Resources

Recent News

Community foundation awards over $59,000 in spring grants

Community foundation awards over $59,000 in spring grants SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Post Rock Community Foundation awarded over $59,000 to eight projects throughout Lincoln County and those served by USD 298 and USD 299. The following organizations received funding: Sylvan Senior Center, $17,444 to renovate Farmer’s Elevator into a senior center.USD 298, $16,800 to update the basketball goal equipment at Lincoln Jr/Sr High.Lincoln County Hospital, $5,058 to maintain community health during the COVID-19 pandemic.USD 299, $5,000 to start an Operation School Supply Relief program.USD 298, $4,396 to purchase classroom technology for Lincoln Elementary School.Lincoln Senior Center, $2,200 to improve the water supply. Central Kansas Mental Health Center,[...]

Post Rock Community Foundation accepting grant applications

SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— The Post Rock Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 1 and are due Friday, May 1, 2020. This year, over $60,000 is available to charitable projects within the Post Rock service area, which includes Lincoln County and all communities served by USD 298 and 299. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria: Programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.Projects that improve the quality of life for Post Rock area residents.Projects that support the public[...]