Board of Directors

Our operations are fully transparent. The Foundation is overseen by a distinguished board of community leaders from the Washington County area. Their dedication, knowledge, and passion for the Washington County area are what drive the Community Foundation.

Clarice Ohlde, Chairperson
Chad Hiltgen, Vice-Chairperson
Mary Spence, Secretary
Stephen Hendrickson, Treasurer

Donna Frye
Debra Hatesohl
Doris Nanninga
William Slater
Debra Tillinghast
Tina Uhlik
Steve Wieters

Recent News

Community foundation awards scholarship

The Washington County Community Foundation recently announced the recipient of the Columbus, Vera and Morris Jones Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is for seniors graduating from Washington County High School, with a preference for students attending Kansas State University. Malari L’Ecuyer, Washington, received an $759 scholarship. More information about the foundation’s scholarship program can be found at www.washingtoncountycf.org/scholarships. Malari L'Ecuyer [...]

Match Madness raises over $11,000 for community foundation

WASHINGTON, Kan.— The Washington County Community Foundation hosted a Match Madness giving day on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Donors contributed a total of $9,035 to the foundation funds of their choice. These tax-deductible donations were matched at 28% from a pool of $2,500. Including the matching funds, the event raised a record-breaking total of $11,496.40. Match Madness is designed to generate new gifts to endowed funds held at the community foundation. Endowed funds are permanently invested to produce a steady stream of income to provide ongoing support for charitable needs in the county. [...]