Funds Archive

Mount Carmel Foundation Aligns with CFSEK to Continue Legacy of Healthcare Support in Southeast Kansas 

In light of the recent announcement that Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg will be merging with Mercy Hospital, the Mount Carmel Foundation (Foundation) has taken a significant step to ensure the continued support of healthcare services in Pittsburg and the Southeast Kansas region. After multiple meetings with community stakeholders and a thorough evaluation of all options, … Continue reading →

New Dragon Feet Fund provides shoes for PHS student-athletes

A group of Pittsburg High School (PHS) student-athletes will soon be receiving new shoes thanks to the work of a nationally recognized 1984 PHS graduate, Matt Knoll. Knoll is a three-time NCAA Division I Coach of the Year and was the 2010 recipient of the USD 250 Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award. After being the head … Continue reading →

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 →

Announcing the Knights of Columbus Endowment Fund

Pittsburg’s Broadway Tower Corporation has established the Knights of Columbus Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas using proceeds from the sale of the Knights of Columbus Tower. The new fund will continue the Tower’s mission through grants addressing Crawford County housing needs. Starting in 2022, the Knights of Columbus Endowment Fund will … Continue reading →

Stacy Goedeke Scholarship Established and Awarded

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is pleased to announce the establishment and awarding of the Stacy Goedeke Scholarship. The scholarship was established by her family in memory of Stacy through memorial contributions following her death in 2017. A graduate of Kansas State University College of Agriculture, Stacy received a Bachelor of Science degree in … Continue reading →