Summer 2021 Newsletter
Courtney Bengtson highlights WCF News and Info efforts at the Knight Media Forum
WCF Director of Strategic Initiatives shared the Foundation’s local News and Info efforts and how the work serves as a model for strengthening local news in cities around the country.
Honoring the memory of Barbara and Eric through charitable giving
Pam Swedlund established donor-advised funds to honor her mother and brother's spirit of giving and to pass the philanthropic flame to the next generation.
Online Grant Chat connects local nonprofits to WCF funding opportunities
Nearly 120 nonprofits virtually gathered to hear from our Director of Nonprofit Services about upcoming grants and available resources at the Foundation.
USD 259 celebrates 150th anniversary with Education EDGE gifts
To celebrate their milestone in public education, Wichita Public Schools is awarding grants from the Education EDGE gift fund at WCF to support classroom projects, fine arts and athletics.
WSU placemaking initiative cultivates a sense of place across campus
With support from the Knight Foundation Fund at WCF, Wichita State University activates seven placemaking projects that create enjoyable and explorable places on campus.
We’re still in this together: One year of COVID-19 relief efforts
As we reflect on a year after the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in Wichita, take a look at the support our city has and continues to get through WCF’s recovery and relief funds. Together, we proved that community is greater than crisis.