Get Busy Livin’ 2023 Grant Applications Are Open!

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is accepting applications for Dylan Meier Get Busy Livin’ Foundation grants through March 31, 2023. GBL Foundation grants provide expense reimbursements up to $500 for nonprofit projects that support youth volunteerism in Southeast Kansas. You can apply through our online application by following this link or clicking the … Continue reading →

CFSEK Is Hiring a Marketing and Communications Coordinator [Update: Closed]

Update: Applications for the Marketing and Communications Coordinator are currently closed. The original version of this post follows: Are you interested in joining the CFSEK team and supporting our work in Southeast Kansas? We are now accepting applications for a part-time Marketing and Communications Coordinator. You can read the job description below or view it … Continue reading →

Apply Now for the 2023-2024 CFSEK Scholarship Program!

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 school year. CFSEK is home to more than 20 different Southeast Kansas scholarships established by local residents, businesses, and organizations to help area students pursue a postsecondary education. Applications are due by March 31. Be sure to read the scholarship instructions … Continue reading →

A new bed for a new beginning

Note: This guest post about Safehouse Crisis Center was written by Rebekah Wilkinson and Jeannette Minnis for the January 2023 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Thank you, Rebekah and Jeannette, for helping us all learn more about this wonderful organization! Safehouse Crisis Center has provided services … Continue reading →

CFSEK Offers $10,000 Match for Cold-Weather Shelter in Pittsburg

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas announced on Friday that it is providing a $10,000 matching grant to support The Gathering Place, a 90-day emergency cold-weather shelter located at Wesley House in Pittsburg. Wesley House and the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas (CHC/SEK), which together are organizing the temporary shelter, are seeking $50,000 in … Continue reading →