Search Chevron Right Chevron Right twitter facebook phone mail

News

The Latest News From the Wichita Community Foundation

Evergy Community Investment Fund at WCF awards more than $246,000 for community enhancement and youth enrichment

July 29, 2020

The Evergy Community Investment Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is granting $246,683 total to six Wichita nonprofits serving zip codes 67208, 67214 and/or 67219. The funded projects will support either community and environment enhancement or youth enrichment and development.

“These projects, ranging from virtual education to…

Summer 2020 Newsletter

June 30, 2020

In this issue of the Catalyst, we give an update on WCF's COVID-19 relief funds, the recent shift in grantmaking, WCF's board transitions and our first-ever Philanthropic Trends Report. You'll also learn about the debut of the Wichita Journalism Collaborative, an outcome of WCF's News and Info Initiative. Lastly, we're announcing a new grant from…

Grants totaling more than $122,000 announced from the Wichita Community Foundation’s Tiller Memorial Fund

June 09, 2020

The Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is distributing a total of $122,550 to eight nonprofits from the George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Health at WCF.

In addition to focusing on women’s health, the 2020 grants also seek to combat effects of COVID-19. Seeing the immediate need in the community compelled the…

Murdock Fund at WCF awards $120,000 to support long-term recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

May 06, 2020

The Victor Murdock Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is awarding $120,000 to address key components of the community’s long-term recovery amidst COVID-19 – education and mental health. Fundamental Learning Center (FLC) and the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition (MHSAC), fiscally sponsored by Wichita Metro Crime Commission,…

Spring 2020 Newsletter

March 27, 2020

In this issue of the Catalyst, we share an update on our response to the COVID-19 virus, which includes our $100,000 commitment to community relief and the newly created Stand with Wichita Fund. If you are in need of a break from heavy coverage of the pandemic, we've incorporated some lighthearted stories for you too: grant awards from the…

$100,000 from WCF kickstarts community funds to support Wichitans

March 20, 2020

The Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) has mobilized $100,000 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The gift activates two funds: the WCF Emergency Fund to assist nonprofits and the newly-created Stand with Wichita Fund to support individuals. Community contributions are being accepted on wichitacf.org and via mail.

“We have the systems in…

Wichita Wagonmasters Fund grants $16,000 to local nonprofits through Wichita Community Foundation

February 05, 2020

The Wichita Wagonmasters will use profits from the 2019 Downtown Chili Cook-off to award $16,180 to 23 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 Wichita. Since…

Evergy Community Investment Fund at WCF awards more than $375,000 in first year of grant competition

September 03, 2019

The Evergy Community Investment Fund at WCF is granting $376,100 total to 13 Wichita nonprofits serving zip codes 67208, 67214 and 67219. The funded projects will support either community and environment enhancement or youth enrichment and development.

“These initiatives will impact Northeast Wichita for years to come,” said WCF President and CEO…

Grants totaling more than $105,000 announced from the Wichita Community Foundation’s Tiller Memorial Fund

May 29, 2019

A total of $106,000 is being distributed to nine nonprofits from the George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Health at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF).

The Tiller Memorial Fund seeks to aid nonprofits serving Kansas to continue Dr. Tiller’s vision of helping women help themselves. The awarded grants will provide…

Knight Foundation Fund at WCF grants nearly $230,000 for core placemaking projects

May 22, 2019

The Knight Foundation Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is supporting a wide array of placemaking projects in 2019 – from installing art in alleyways Downtown to placing permanent hammocks on Wichita State University’s campus. The grants, totaling $229,300, will benefit Downtown Wichita, Harvester Arts, Horizontes and Wichita State…


Back to top