Partner With Us

We consider professional advisors—estate planners, attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, and others—as partners in the charitable giving process. By working together, we can help fulfill your clients’ personal financial and charitable goals while leaving an everlasting impact on the community.

We can help you by…

  • Consulting with you and your clients on ways the Community Foundation can help them meet their charitable and financial goals.
  • Offering strategies for discussing charitable giving with your clients.
  • Providing fund document templates.
  • Providing sample will and trust language.
  • Hosting  education workshops for professional advisors locally and in Salina, KS, through our host Foundation, the Greater Salina Community Foundation. To receive an invitation to our next workshop, email us.
  • Providing you with resources about charitable giving and community foundations.

Recent News

Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation scholarships available

The Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, over $15,000 is available to Ellsworth County students through the foundation’s eight scholarship funds: Charles and Velma Westerman Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates of Ellsworth High School. Dawn L. Pruitt Memorial Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates of Ellsworth High School. Eleanor Hunter Scholarship, for graduating Wilson High School seniors. Fran Malir Memorial Scholarship, for graduating Wilson High School seniors. Geraldine L. Anschutz Memorial Scholarship, for graduating Wilson High School seniors. Jack R. Janousek Memorial Scholarship, for graduating[...]

Year-End Giving Guidelines

Here are some tips for completing your 2018 gifts to the Foundation before the end of the year. If you have any questions about year-end giving, contact Susan Weis, Director of Finance, at 785-823-1800 or susanweis@gscf.org. To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2018. Mail via U.S. Postal Service with a postmark on or before December 31. All checks should be mailed, shipped or hand delivered to: Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 265, Ellsworth, KS 67439 Note: Checks that are mailed through the U.S. Postal service with a postmark and check date before[...]