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The Latest News From the Wichita Community Foundation

Wichita Community Foundations offers new grant opportunity for nonprofit professional development

March 01, 2017
Wichita, Kan. – Unveiled on March 1, Magnify is a new grant program from the Wichita Community Foundation intended to increase the potential for career advancement and development for nonprofits and the individuals who serve these organizations. "When brainstorming about how to enhance nonprofit work in Wichita, we wanted to provide organizations with...

Wichita Wagonmasters Good Life Grants Fund awards nearly $15,000 in grants through Wichita Community Foundation

January 23, 2017
Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Wagonmasters will award 16 local nonprofit organizations with grants totaling $14,800 from the Wichita Wagonmasters Good Life Grants Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF). The Wichita Wagonmasters Good Life Grants, administered by WCF, are committed to benefiting people in the Wichita community. Money raised during...

Five gold coins awarded to two local nonprofits through Gold Coin Society Fund

December 21, 2016
Wichita, Kan. – For more than a decade, the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF), on behalf of an anonymous donor, has delivered gold coins to local nonprofits during the holiday season. This year, the Gold Coin Society Fund’s Secret Santa presented two coins to Guadalupe Clinic, Inc. and three coins to The Lord’s Diner WCF President and CEO Shelly...

#ThrowbackThirty Round Four: Business Cycle grant recipients announced

December 15, 2016
Congrats to Ennovar and MakeICT, who were awarded $1,500 each to contribute to stable job sectors and redistribution of the workforce through the #ThrowbackThirty Round Four: Business Cycle grant competition. Ennovar will use the grant for the creation of a dashboard to connect tech needs and talent in Wichita. MakeICT's grant will...

Knight Foundation Fund at WCF awards nearly $200,000 in grants in 2016

December 01, 2016
Wichita, Kan. – Nine nonprofit organizations received grants, administered by the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF), to promote civic innovation and robust engagement in Wichita in 2016. The support, which totals $199,557, is from the Knight Foundation Fund at WCF, and benefits Bike Walk Wichita, City of Wichita, City of Wichita Parks and Recreation,...

#ThrowbackThirty Round Three: Entrepreneurial grant recipients announced

September 15, 2016
Congrats to CREATE Campaign, E2E Accelerator, Inc. and Junior Achievement of Kansas, who were awarded $1,500 each to work on increasing venture capital and driving job creation innovation through the #ThrowbackThirty Round Three: Entrepreneurial grant competition. Create Campaign will use the grant to add another programmatic element...

The Future of ArtDOG

August 04, 2016
The Art Day of Giving, Wichita Community Foundation’s 24-hour online giving campaign for Wichita arts nonprofits, launched in 2014 with three goals in mind: to raise awareness of the current needs of arts organizations; to encourage arts organizations to effectively use digital tools; and to inspire donors to increase financial support of their favorite...

Grants totaling $80,000 announced from Wichita Community Foundation’s Tiller Memorial Fund

June 27, 2016
Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is distributing a total of $80,000 to six nonprofits from the George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Health at WCF. The Fund seeks requests from nonprofits to continue Dr. Tiller’s vision of helping women help themselves. These grants provide comprehensive health...

#ThrowbackThirty Round Two: Human Capital grant recipients announced

June 15, 2016
Congrats to ICT S.O.S. and the Workforce Alliance, who were awarded $1,500 each to work on increasing the labor force and retain talent in our city through the #ThrowbackThirty Round Two: Human Capital grant competition. ICT S.O.S's grant will contribute to  the Next Step Volunteer Training program, while Workforce...

Third Wichita Art Day of Giving nets more than $1.5 million

May 09, 2016
Together, we raised $1,542,725 for 57 Wichita art organizations on April 29, 2016. The Wichita Community Foundation thanks you for helping us 'Create Community Through Art' during ArtDOG 2016. Visit for future updates!

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