Match Day 2017

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 organization’s 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 online 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.

Participating Funds

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