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The Latest News From the Wichita Community Foundation

#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!

#ThrowbackThirty Round One: Perception grant recipients announced

March 17, 2016
Congrats to Douglas Design District and the Wichita Art Museum, who were awarded $1,500 each to help change the way Wichitans and others view our city through the #ThrowbackThirty Round One: Perception grant competition. Douglas Design District will utilize the grant to create a vibrant environment for Avenue Art Days. The Wichita...

Wichita Community Foundation celebrates 30 years of service

January 20, 2016
Wichita, Kan. – The New Year brings 12 months of celebration for the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF), as the nonprofit organization celebrates 30 years of service to the community. In tandem with WCF’s Focus Forward initiative, the organization will concentrate efforts in 2016 on grant making and projects that address Wichita’s growth. “Focus...

Wichita Community Foundation awards $11,165 in grants to area nonprofits through Wichita Wagonmasters Good Life Grants Fund

December 29, 2015
Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Wagonmasters will award 13 local nonprofit organizations with grants totaling $11,165 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. Greg Shelton, Wagonmasters’...

Four gold coins awarded to two local nonprofits through Wichita Community Foundation Gold Coin Society Fund

December 15, 2015
Wichita, Kan. – The Secret Santa of the Wichita Community Foundation’s Gold Coin Society Fund presented Guadalupe Clinic, Inc. and The Lord’s Diner with two coins each on Tuesday, Dec. 15. For more than a decade, WCF, on behalf of the anonymous donor, has delivered gold coins during the holiday season to local nonprofits. WCF President and CEO...

Knight Foundation Fund at Wichita Community Foundation awards $233,590 in grants

December 08, 2015
Wichita, Kan. – Five nonprofit organizations will receive grants, administered by the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF), to promote civic innovation, better connect residents to the city and each other and keep and attract talented workers. The support, which totals $233,590, is from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund at WCF, and...

Nearly $22,000 in grants awarded to area nonprofits through Victor Murdock Fund

November 12, 2015
Wichita, Kan. – Six Wichita nonprofit organizations will receive a share of $21,987 from the Victor Murdock Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF).  Continuing a tradition established in 1974, the Victor Murdock Fund at WCF awards grants within the areas of journalism, fine arts, history, health, science, religion, education, literature,...

James Chung of Reach Advisors to present Focus Forward – Step One: Diagnosis

September 23, 2015
Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) has engaged Reach Advisors, founded by Wichita native James Chung, for a multi-year, deep-dive predictive analytics project about the region’s future economic growth. Focus Forward - Step One: Diagnosis will include a data presentation and community strategy session at Exploration Place...

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