The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is a public charity created by and for the people in our area.

Our mission is to encourage charitable giving to benefit the common good and improve the quality of life for everyone in Southeast Kansas. We pursue that mission by helping individuals, businesses, and nonprofits create charitable funds that can accept tax-deductible donations and help support charities, churches, schools, and government agencies.

To date, we’ve given more than $16.9 million to such organizations, and we currently manage more than $50 million in fund assets.

Why give to CFSEK?

CFSEK makes it easy for people in Southeast Kansas to give back to their communities, preserving the places and organizations that have made a difference in their lives and ensuring they can continue to positively impact the area long into the future.

How to give to CFSEK

CFSEK is committed to making charitable giving easy. As part of that commitment, we offer a wide range of giving options to fit anyone’s charitable-giving goals, from online donations to complex planned-giving structures.

Donor stories

Over the last 20 years we’ve been collecting stories from our donors. They’ve told us why they choose to give, what organizations have made a difference in their lives, and what they hope to see happen in Southeast Kansas in the future. Now, you can hear some of their stories and even submit your own through our website.