Founding Donors

We are forever grateful for the support of these generous donors who heard the story and believed in the vision of the Washington County Community Foundation.

Individuals & Families
Dr. Roger & Diane Baskerville
Russell & Diane Behrends
Valeria Mueller Converse & LTC (R) M. Wayne Converse
Norman & Janet L. Elliott
Chad Hiltgen & Elizabeth Baskerville Hiltgen
Charles, Lori, Jesse & Orin Huber
Dale & Lila Keesecker
Brice E. Leonard
Tim & Jan Matlack
Charles & Grace Mueller
Steve & Denise Pierson
Calvin & Merry Roop
Jim Scheetz
James H. Smart, DVM & Billie Jo Smart
Mary Tate- TATE, LLC
Dennis & Sally von Waaden
In Memory of Harold & Shirley Wiemers
Business Entities
Bruna Implement Company
First National Bank of Washington
J & N Elliott Construction, Inc.
Landoll Corporation
United Bank & Trust- Linn & Washington 

Recent News

Deadline Nearing for IRA Charitable Contributions

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can make an impact on your favorite charity by making a gift from your IRA to a fund at the community foundation. This is an easy and effective way to make a gift that helps satisfy your required minimum distribution, while also reducing your taxable income. Who can take advantage of the IRA charitable rollover provision? If you have an IRA and are 70½ or older, you and your spouse (each) can take a tax-free charitable distribution from your IRA.Who can receive the gift? The IRA must be gifted directly to[...]

Washington County Community Foundation accepting applications for public health grants

WASHINGTON, Kan.— The Washington County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications to the Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Washington County. Online grant applications are due Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Last fall, Annie Yungeberg, USD 108 Preschool teacher, was awarded a community foundation health grant to help teach her students the importance of healthy eating. Yungeberg used the funds to buy a small refrigerator for her classroom, along with healthy snacks purchased from the local Kier's Thriftway. Students were able to try fresh foods like raw green beans, mushrooms, pears, mixed nuts, celery, avocado, tomato, cabbage, prunes, tuna, yams, radishes,[...]