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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 →

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 →

Announcing the 2021 Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund Grant Recipients

Each spring the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund (WHF) giving circles meet to review grant requests to fund projects to “improve the health and well-being of women by supporting education, increasing awareness and sharing quality of life opportunities to benefit all women.” As CFSEK celebrates our 20th year of “benefiting the common good and … Continue reading →

Two more 2021 grant applications now available!

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is pleased to announce that grant applications are now available for Elm Acres Foundation At-Risk Youth Grants and Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund grants. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2021. Elm Acres grants are available for non-profit programs and services for at-risk youth, and Women’s Health … Continue reading →

Welcome to the 2020 Grant Celebration!

A unique year brings a unique celebration. Normally around this time of year we hold our annual Grant Celebration, a one-night event to recognize all the good works being done in Southeast Kansas by non-profit organizations, schools, churches, and government entities that received CFSEK grants during the year. This year, we’ve replaced our normal in-person … Continue reading →