Administrative Funds

The Smoky Hills Administrative Fund

The Smoky Hills Administrative Fund is the engine that keeps the Foundation going. By contributing the this fund, you are helping the Foundation grow faster to help improve the quality of life for Ellsworth County.

Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Sat
6:00 pm Let’s Make a Match! Kickoff Fund... @ American Legion Post 174
Let’s Make a Match! Kickoff Fund... @ American Legion Post 174
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Let's Make a Match! Kickoff Fundraiser @ American Legion Post 174
Join the Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation for a Match Month Kickoff Fundraiser! The evening will feature dueling pianos by Howl2Go, free drinks, hor d’oeuvres, and live auction! PLUS: Your donations to the community foundation will[...]

Recent News

Nourish Your Community

Grain farmers have a vital role in moving lives forward; growing food that nourishes our community and the world. The community foundation, too, is committed to improving quality of life in the areas we serve, both today and in the future. Giving a gift of grain is a simple way to make a lasting difference. Gifts of grain are a unique way to make a charitable gift. Using grain to make a gift to the community foundation – which may be designated for the purpose you choose – can be a wonderful way to invest in the future while achieving tax[...]

Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation accepting grant applications

The Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Sunday, September 15, 2019. Over $75,000 is available to charitable projects in Ellsworth County. Grants will be awarded from the following funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification. Kansas Health Foundation Fund and Smoky Hills Healthy Living Fund – support public health programs that support and encourage healthy living across Ellsworth County. Smoky Hills Community Fund – available for projects that improve the[...]