Contact Us

Questions?
Please feel free to contact any of our local board members, or the Foundation directly with the information below:

P.O. Box 203
Minneapolis, KS 67467
Ph. 785-392-4453 (Amanda Davidson, OCCF Board Chair)
ottawa@gscf.org

If you need immediate assistance and we are not available, you may also contact our host Foundation, the Greater Salina Community Foundation:

119 W. Iron Ave., 8th Floor
P.O. Box 2876
Salina, KS 67402-2876
Ph. (785) 823-1800
Fax (785) 823-9370

 

Recent News

Community foundation accepting spring grant applications

MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.—The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 1 and are due Friday, May 1, 2020. This year, over $50,000 in grants is available to charitable projects in Ottawa County. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria: Programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.Projects that improve the quality of life for Ottawa County residents.Projects that promote and encourage healthy lifestyles.Projects that support the Bennington community.Projects that support the Tescott community.Projects that support the Delphos community. Funding for the spring grant cycle is provided[...]

Socially Responsible Investing Options

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