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[caption id="attachment_5315" align="alignright" width="375"] Mastermind Grant recipients being presented their grants at MCCF's Philanthropist of the Year event in Nov.[/caption] We’ve mentioned the surveys and that they can impact the grantmaking of the Foundation. Now that the surveys are open again, we thought it would be...

McPHERSON --- The McPherson County Community Foundation (MCCF) has announced the final totals of their Match Week event. Between Mar. 4-8 over $610,000, with match included, was raised to help build the endowments of over 50 county nonprofits. This total breaks the record of $590,000...

Written by Teri L. Hansen (Marquette Tribune) with contributions from McPherson Center for Health On May 21, McPherson County voters will cast ballots in a special election to extend a half-cent sales tax that benefits the McPherson Center for Health, Lindsborg Community Hospital and Mercy Hospital....

McPHERSON --- The McPherson County Community Foundation (MCCF) Mastermind McPherson County is entering its second year of community benchmarking. Mastermind McPherson County is a three-year program set on creating a process to review and act on county needs. This will be a collaborative program with involvement...

CASA's Annual Shirt fundraiser will help CASA, provide more training for our volunteers and retain their current volunteers. The opportunity will help them recruit more volunteers to help children in the community. Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)  is a trained adult who is appointed by a...

Members of the Lindsborg community, this is your opportunity to get involved in the decision-making process of grant allocation. The David J. Nutt Fund is hosting a survey to gather public opinion on what applications would best suit the mission of the fund. David J....

One of our Mastermind McPherson County Grants is in progress! The McPherson Chamber of Commerce is currently collecting the contacts of McPherson County Nonprofits that seek volunteers. These contacts will be put into a database hosted on the McPherson Chamber of Commerce’s website. This database will serve...

[caption id="attachment_5414" align="alignright" width="496"] The database will be a constantly updated resource for searching for specific needs.[/caption] The McPherson County Community Coalition, established in the hopes of bringing community leaders together to identify community issues, is nearing completion of a project that can simplify how those...

Something to keep in mind with Match Week approaching is the utilization of your Qualified Charitable Deductions (QCD) from your IRAs Required Minimum Distribution (RMD). What is an RMD? An RMD is your required minimum distribution that you must begin withdrawing from your individual retirement account (IRA)...