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Socially Responsible Investing Options

Socially Responsible Investing OptionsToday, more and more people are choosing to invest based on personal values that consider both financial return and social impact. This is known as socially responsible investing (SRI). The community foundation is pleased to offer SRI options for your fund! A quick summary of socially responsible investing (SRI)In general, socially responsible […]

7 Ways to Give Back & Help Our Community

The start of a new year (and a new decade) is upon us! This is a great time to get inspired and set new goals. Perhaps one of those goals will focus on getting more involved the community or finding new nways to give back. As you dream big and make plans for 2020, consider […]

Community foundation scholarships available

Community foundation scholarships available WASHINGTON, Kan.—The Washington County Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year. The following scholarship is available: Columbus, Vera & Morris Jones Memorial Scholarship, for seniors graduating from Washington County High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will go to students who plan to attend Kansas […]

2019 Year-End Giving Information

Year-End Giving Information Your gift by checkDate your check on or before December 31, 2019, and mail via U.S. Postal Service with a postmark on or before December 31st. Gifts made by check that are mailed through the U.S. Postal service with a postmark and check date before December 31, 2019 will be counted for […]

Washington County Community foundation awards over $3,000 in fall grants

Washington County Community foundation awards over $3,000 in fall grants WASHINGTON, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Washington County Community Foundation awarded over $3,000 to four projects throughout Washington County. The following organizations received funding: • Pawnee Mental Health Services, Inc., $1,500 to support the cost for four Washington County children with Serious Emotional […]