Grant Celebration Archive

Our Summer 2020 Newsletter is Here!

The summer 2020 CFSEK newsletter has arrived, sporting a new design, a classic title, and the latest news about the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas! In this issue, you’ll find: A memorial tribute to our late friend Rita J. Bicknell Current SEK grant opportunities Stories of organizations that have made a difference in SEK during … Continue reading →

Our Winter 2019 Newsletter Has Arrived!

The CFSEK Winter 2019 Newsletter is now available! What you’ll find in this issue: Exciting news about our Match Day 2019 results! A quick recap of our Grant Celebration 2019. A list of all the organizations that received a grant in 2019 from the CFSEK General Fund, Future Fund Giving Circle, Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund … Continue reading →

The Mission to Finding Peace by Cathy Farmer

Cathy shared her story of participating in the Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Mission Trip, which received funding through CFSEK from the Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, at our grant celelbration in November. We hope you enjoy reading what she shared as much as we did hearing it that evening. When Janice first mentioned this event to … Continue reading →

CFSEK Celebrates the 2015 Giving of Grants

On Tuesday, November 10 the CFSEK board, staff, donors, founders and community agencies gathered to celebrate the agencies who received grant funds during the 2015 year and the important work they do in our communities. One agency representative had this to say “It was a wonderful evening. The CFSEK does so many great things for … Continue reading →


During the week of November 12-18, 2015, The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas and its affiliates, Girard Area Community Foundation and Fort Scott Area Community Foundation, will join more than 750 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For 26 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic … Continue reading →