Donor Recommendation Form

Making a grant from your donor advised fund is very easy.  Simply fill out the donor recommendation form below and either mail or email it to our office.  Once we receive your form, our office will mail the grant along with a letter to your charity of choice.

Grants are typically made within one week and will be distributed from our host, the Greater Salina Community Foundation.  If you need it processed sooner than that, please call our office, 785-531-0470

Donors can also make grant requests online through their Donor Portal account.  Don’t have one set up?  Contact the Foundation and we will set up one for you.

Donor Recommendation Form
Donor Advised Guidelines

Mail to:
Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation
P.O. Box 265
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Email to:
smokyhills@gscf.org

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