CFSEK Raises Over $218,000 on Giving Tuesday

On November 29, the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) hosted its seventh annual Match Day event. CFSEK hosts Match Day each year to join in the celebration of generosity on Giving Tuesday, a national day dedicated to giving and philanthropy. CFSEK has announced a record-breaking 2022 Match Day grand total of $269,793.46! Donations from … Continue reading →

How to create a custom Match Day image

Look at these photographs: Each of these images was created using the image generator on our Match Day page. You can use the same tool to create a custom image to show your support for your favorite Match Day participants. Then, you can share that image on social media, through text messages, or by email … Continue reading →

Match Day 2022 preview: Celebrating $1 million raised

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) will host Match Day 2022 in two weeks on National Giving Tuesday, November 29. Match Day is an exciting fundraising campaign to help local nonprofit organizations increase their endowed funds and build sustainability. This year, the Community Foundation (plus one generous donor through a donor-advised fund) is offering … Continue reading →

What is a community foundation?

In an ancient parable, a group of blind men encounters an elephant for the first time. Each touches a different part of the elephant and comes to a different conclusion about what elephants are like. One feels its trunk and concludes it must be like a thick snake. Another feels its leg, surmising it is … Continue reading →