Board of Directors

The Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation is operated by an all-volunteer board of 9-15 members from Ellsworth County. Their dedication, knowledge, and passion for communities in Ellsworth County are what drives the Community Foundation.

Theresa Staudinger, Chairman
Lisa Parsons, Secretary
Melinda Boeken
Bill Evans
Roger Pearson
Don Siemsen
Rita Whitmer
Sharon Folk
Judy Gebhardt

Recent News

Give to YOUR foundation during November!

In the following video, five grant recipients share how your charitable gifts are truly making a difference throughout Ellsworth County! With your generous help, we can continue to fund more projects like these in all of our communities. This month only, every $1 donated to the Community Grant Fund at Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation will be matched with $1.50 from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation. Maximize your impact when you #GiveInNovember! Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 265, Ellsworth, KS 67439. Thank you! [...]

Quarterly Dashboard now available!

SHCF’s Quarterly Dashboard are now available online! 9/30/17 SHCF Dashboard[...]