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Building Blocks: Building Funds, Building Future

The McPherson USD 418 Education Foundation announced a million endowment goal at a recent reception highlighting the 2014 teacher grants. A careful review of the annual grant distributions illustrated nearly half of the […]

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Toews Receives 2014 Philanthropist of the Year

Bill Toews, McPherson, was named the 2014 Philanthropist of the Year and recognized for his 20 year volunteer service with the local Special Olympics program. Pat Bruce, McPherson, nominated by the McPherson […]

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Finding Funders & Proposal Writing Workshop

 “Introduction to Finding Funders” and “Proposal Writing Basics” The McPherson County Community Foundation will host a free workshop on grantseeking for nonprofit organizations on Thursday, October 23rd from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  The […]

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2014 Philanthropist of the Year nominations being accepted

To honor those who volunteer to make our communities better, the McPherson County Community Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce nominations for the Philanthropist of the Year award are now […]

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Planned Giving Sessions with Pamela Davidson

Does Planned Giving always have to be so complex? September 17-18 McPherson County Community Foundation Gift annuities, remainder trusts, retained life estates – complicated? Difficult to understand? It doesn’t have to be. […]

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$28,000 in grant funds available

The McPherson County Community Foundation is pleased to announce $28,000 in grant funds are available for distribution to nonprofit organizations, churches, schools and other programs that serve the McPherson County area. The […]

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Foundation announces grant awards since May 2014

The McPherson County Community Foundation announced $42,730 in grants have been awarded to programs and projects benefitting McPherson County residents from May 1, 2014 to June 15, 2014. Funding was made possible […]

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Waldhauer Fund sponsors free showing of The Ugly Duckling

Waldhauer Fund sponsors free showing of The Ugly Duckling

The Lisa Waldhauer Memorial Fund recently sponsored a Once Upon A Time Production from the Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center. The show was free of charge to all attendees and performed […]

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Norene Ketcherside Endowment for Fine Arts host symposium for local teachers

Area elementary and high school teachers attended the 2014 Symposium on Contemporary Art and Community Engagement May 29 & 30 at the McPherson Opera House. The symposium was funded by Norene Ketcherside […]

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$59,000 in grant funds available

The McPherson County Community Foundation announced Friday $59,000 in grant funds are still available for distribution to nonprofit organizations, churches, schools and other programs that serve the McPherson County area. The goal […]

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