Welcome to the Caring Community Foundation
ENHANCING VIBRANT COMMUNITIES IN NORTHEAST KANSAS
A gift to the CCF Community Fund lasts forever and helps us support local efforts including education, healthcare, the arts, agriculture, emergency and firefighting response, history preservation, downtown development, non-profit growth, and more!
Come enjoy our Christmas Native Stone Home Tour, Saturday, December 16th from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. These historic homes have been lovingly restored and are ready to welcome you! Details here.
The 2023 Care Catalog is now live!
Access the Care Catalog here. The Care Catalog is an online, crowdfunding campaign to support nonprofit work in and around the communities of Westmoreland, St. George, Onaga, and St. Marys during the holiday season. This annual
campaign is meant to connect donors to nonprofits who are looking for end-of-year funding to reach their project or program goals in the following areas: Basic Human Needs, Community, Education, Healthcare and Senior Citizens.
Caring Community Foundation Awards Grants
The Caring Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5850 to local non-profits. The CCF annually awards community enhancement grants to local non-profits engaged in education, healthcare, the arts, and/or community improvement. Read more here.
This will be the third year for the Caring Community Foundation’s Care Catalog crowdfunding campaign for area nonprofits, including schools and local government. It’s very simple to participate, costs you nothing, is fun, and will hopefully bring some money in for your projects and year-end needs.
The Project Request Form must be completed and returned to Susie Kufahl at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 21st.
The Caring Community Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship Awards!
The CCF is honored to assist our local scholarship donors and area students. We currently offer scholarships to area graduating seniors from Rock Creek, Onaga, St. Marys, St. Mary’s Academy, Holton, Jackson Heights, Frankfort, and Centralia. Best wishes to all of our area graduates! Click here to see this year’s awards.
2022 Care Catalog Raises $43,369!
View final totals by project here or download a PDF here. Thank you to our generous sponsors: Rezac Land & Livestock, Charlson and Wilson, Short Stop, Farmer’s State Bank, John & Paulette Simecka, HB Excavators and our Anonymous sponsor!
Caring Community Foundation awards nearly $10,000 to local non-profits.
Four local non-profit groups have received grants from the Caring Community Foundation. HRHS Havensville Community Center was awarded $3,000 for new flooring in their entryway. Community HealthCare System received $1,350 for mental health awareness training for community members. The City of Onaga received $5,000 for a new and improved basketball court. The Onaga Historical Society was awarded $275 for supplies and mannequins for displays. Learn more here!
Coach Lee and Coach Rosenfield Scholarship Match Project raised $15,710!! Thanks to our generous sponsors and all the donors!
The Lee/Rosenfield Athlete-Scholar Award was established to continue the spirit of leadership and excellence modeled by these coaches. The CCF was pleased to work with the Onaga Football Alumni to help ensure that Onaga students will always have monetary support for secondary education.
When people do good, they feel good. CCF makes it easy. We serve as a leader, a catalyst, a trusted resource to help initiate and grow your philanthropic ideas.
You know your community like no one else. Donate to a fund to help meet the needs that mean the most to you in your home town. Or, give back to your community by creating a “Community Good” fund to help provide assistance for your community’s greatest needs.
Let the CCF enhance your efforts to help ensure a strong and vibrant future for your community. Funds endowed with the CCF will continue to bring good to your community into perpetuity, forever.
What is a Community Foundation?
The Caring Community Foundation (CCF) is about connecting, growing and giving – growing funds for the future of our local communities and connecting donors to needs they care about, right here at home.