GSCF Affiliate Program

The Greater Salina Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program provides a mechanism to build local philanthropy across north central Kansas. Affiliates receive financial and administrative services, marketing support, on-going training, and technical assistance from GSCF staff.

GSCF serves the following 14 affiliates:

Greater Salina Community Foundation Staff

The Greater Salina Community Foundation was established in 1999 and is led by Executive Director, Jessica Martin. If a member of SHCF cannot be reached, you many contact any of the staff at their office, 785-823-1800 or email them directly. Click here for a GSCF staff list.

For more information about the Greater Salina Community Foundation, please visit their website at www.gscf.org.

Recent News

Community foundation awards over $89,000 in fall grants

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Let's Make A Match

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