Giving Circles Archive

Future Fund Giving Circle awards $18,478 to Crawford County nonprofits

On behalf of the contributing members of the Future Fund Giving Circle, the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce that Future Fund grants totaling $18,478 have been awarded to 23 nonprofit organizations in Crawford County. The Future Fund Giving Circle is a philanthropic group comprising community members from Crawford County who … Continue reading →

WELCOME to the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund Grant Process for 2023! [Update: Closed]

Update: Applications for the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund grant cycle were due September 30, 2023, and are no longer being accepted. The original version of this post follows: The Women’s Health Fund (WHF) giving circles, the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC), and the Circle of Friends Giving Circle (COF), are pleased to make available their annual competitive grant opportunity to … Continue reading →

Healthcare the way it should be

Note: This guest post about the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas was written by Gail Deatherage for the April 2023 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Thank you, Gail, for helping us all learn more about this critical local resource! The Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas stands as a … Continue reading →

Future Fund Giving Circle 2022 Grant Application Available Now! [Update: Applications Closed]

Update: Applications for the Future Fund Giving Circle 2022 grant cycle were due by August 31. The original version of this post follows: The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce the Future Fund Giving Circle Grant application is available now and will remain open through Wednesday, August 31, 2022. You can apply … Continue reading →

Comfort & Care: Ronald McDonald House Charities adapts to changing needs

Note: This guest post about Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Four States (RMHC) was written by Emily Gibson, RMHC Senior Executive Assistant for the April 2022 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Because of space constraints, we had to publish a slightly shortened version of the post in Circle Conversations, but … Continue reading →