Good News! The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is having Match Day 2017!!!!!!

On Tuesday, November 28, a one-day event celebrating charitable giving on National Giving Tuesday, the Community Foundation will provide $27,000 to match gifts made to organizations with CFSEK endowed funds. The match will be pro-rated on a percentage basis, not to exceed 20% of the total match.

All donations to an organization and the match donation from CFSEK will be placed in the organization’s endowment fund.

An organizations endowment fund is invested for the purpose of producing present and future income annually for distributions to be used for operating, programming or a special project.

Method of Donating On November 28th :

  • On November 28, donations can be made on-line at Click the Donate Now button, select the organization from the drop down menu and pay by credit card or PayPal.

  • Bring your donation to the Community Foundation office at 100 S. Broadway, Suite 100, Pittsburg, KS (Commerce Bank Building, lower level) between 8:00am – 5:30pm by November 28th.
  • Mail a check to CFSEK, PO Box 1448, Pittsburg, KS 66762. Envelopes should be postmarked no later than November 28th to be eligible for the match.

Make checks payable to the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas, writing the Organization name in the memo line. Donations are tax deductible.  Receipts will be emailed or mailed to you. Donations can be made to multiple eligible organizations having endowment funds. Donors can choose to be anonymous.

The following organizations are participating in Match Day 2017:

Angels Among Us

Big Brutus 

Family Resource Center

Food Security Fund (The Lord’s Diner & Wesley House Food Pantry)

Frontenac Education Fund

Healthcare Access for All

Kansas Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Crawford County

Mount Carmel Foundation

Northeast School District 246

Pittsburg Beautiful

Pittsburg Mother to Mother Ministry

Pittsburg Public Library Foundation

Pittsburg USD 250 Foundation

Southeast Kansas Humane Society

St. Mary’s Colgan Schools

The Salvation Army (Senior citizens program in Crawford County)

United Way of Southwest MO & Southeast KS