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The Latest News From the Wichita Community Foundation

Winter 2022 Newsletter

November 28, 2022

In our winter issue of the Catalyst, read about our evolving work to reflect our Strategic Framework. We also highlight WJC's latest efforts, a WF fund holder who provided young hockey fans with a seat at their first NHL game and year-end giving target dates.

Fall 2022 Newsletter

September 29, 2022

In our fall issue of the Catalyst, read about our evolving work in our services, including a change in office location, an elevated software for giving and our newest staff member. We also highlight a Holocaust education program and an entrepreneur tax credit opportunity.

Summer 2022 Newsletter

June 27, 2022

In our latest Catalyst, we give an update on WCF Board transitions, an upcoming philanthropy software, and our Investing in Wichita's Talent publication. You'll also read about our documentary screening event for fund holders and our staff participating in a leadership program.

Spring 2022 Newsletter

March 21, 2022

Flip into our spring Catalyst to read about a WCF fund joining a viral challenge to support local animals, nonprofit programs receiving Wagonmasters Good Life Grants and an emergency gift to support a COVID Isolation Shelter for the homeless. Plus, we spotlight a new fund that will make giving a family tradition, our Strategic Framework and one of…

Wichita Wagonmasters Fund grants $10,800 to local nonprofits through Wichita Community Foundation

February 04, 2022

Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Wagonmasters will use proceeds from the 2021 Downtown Chili Cook-off to award $10,865 to 15 nonprofits through the Wichita Wagonmasters Good Life Grants Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF).

The Fund, administered by WCF, is committed to furthering the Wagonmasters mission of helping those making an impact in…

Winter 2021 Newsletter

December 01, 2021

In our winter issue of the Catalyst, we highlight staff promotions and gifts to six local nonprofits made possible by an anonymous donor at WCF. You'll also read about a new initiative to reignite Wichita's North End and data-driven audio solutions for the blind and visually impaired. We also recap local leaders recognized in business and in…

Evergy Community Investment Fund at WCF awards more than $380,000 for community enhancement and youth enrichment

September 21, 2021

Wichita, Kan. – In its third and final year of grantmaking, the Evergy Community Investment Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is granting $380,365 to 13 Wichita nonprofits serving zip codes 67208, 67214 and/or 67219. The funded projects will support community and environment enhancement or youth enrichment and development.

 “These…

Fall 2021 Newsletter

August 23, 2021

In our fall issue of the Catalyst, we introduce our new Board members. You'll also read about a fund supporting three causes to honor a spouse, a committee that assists local public safety officers and two art experiences happening downtown. Plus, we highlight our latest news and info fund supporting local news and our recent Stronger Together…

WCF News and Information Fund commits $1.1 million to The Wichita Beacon

July 12, 2021

Single-largest discretionary grant aims to cultivate a community-centric newsroom in Wichita; supplementary support comes from the American Journalism Project


The Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) recognizes local news access is critical to the progression of a healthy democracy. As a result, the News…

Summer 2021 Newsletter

May 31, 2021

In this issue of the Catalyst, read about WCF's News and Info coverage at the Knight Media Forum, two donor-advised funds that honor a mother and brother, and 7 placemaking projects happening at WSU. You'll also learn about our nonprofit grant chat event and more.


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