CFSEK Blog

The Future of PIDC: Introducing the Pittsburg Community Development Fund

The Community Foundation is pleased to introduce one of its newest charitable funds, the Pittsburg Community Development Fund. This fund will promote economic development in the Pittsburg area. More than 30 individuals and businesses have contributed to the new fund by donating shares in Pittsburg Industrial Development Corporation, Inc. (PIDC). Thanks to their generosity, CFSEK … Continue reading →

Read The Fall 2021 CFSEK Newsletter

CFSEK 20th Anniversary Grant Recipients

The fall 2021 Charitable Connection newsletter is finally here! Here’s what’s included in this edition: A welcome letter from our new executive director, Devin Gorman. A report from our 2021 Estate Planning Forum. Our 2021 scholarship and grant recipients. What’s coming up at the Community Foundation. Check it out by clicking the button below! Get … Continue reading →

CFSEK Announces 2021 Future Fund Giving Circle Grant Recipients

Seventeen Crawford County nonprofit organizations recently received good news: The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) has selected its Future Fund Giving Circle grant awards for 2021. A total of five Crawford County communities received grant funding in the amount of $16,630. The Future Fund Giving Circle is a philanthropic group composed of Crawford County … Continue reading →

CFSEK Announces $155,000 in General Funds Grants

Every summer, the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) Grant Review Committee awards funding to programs focusing on Basic Human Needs, Youth Activities, and Arts & Culture. CFSEK is pleased to announce General Grant Funds totaling $155,000 have been awarded to 45 nonprofit organizations in Southeast Kansas representing 20 communities in 6 counties. Since 2004, the funds directly managed … Continue reading →

Introducing the Circle Conversations Newsletter

The women of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund have been hard at work over the last several weeks preparing for a recent tour of the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing at Pittsburg State University and drafting the first edition of a new quarterly newsletter called Circle Conversations. The first edition of Circle … Continue reading →