Professional Advisor Resources

Below are a list of resources to help you help your clients fulfill their charitable desires.

Useful Documents & Tools
Frequently Asked Questions
Donor Advised Funds vs Private Foundations
Eight Reasons Why People will Give to a Community Foundation but not Directly to a Charity
Video- Community Foundations & Professional Advisor Partnerships: Nearly 100 Years Strong!
This video features Certified Financial Planner, Bryan Clontz, and Attorney/Certified Financial Planner, Peter L. Peterson, and their personal accounts on how to use the community foundation as a tool for their client’s estate plans.
GSCF Policies and Procedures for Establishment and Operation of Component Funds
GSCF Gift and Fund Acceptance Policies
GSCF Statement of Investment Policy

Useful Links
Council on Foundations
Kansas Association of Community Foundations- Professional Advisor Resources

Recent News

2017 Year-End Giving Information

Here are some tips for completing your 2017 gifts to the Foundation before the end of the year. If you have any questions about year-end giving, contact Susan Weis, Director of Finance, at 785-823-1800 or susanweis@gscf.org. To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2017. Mail via U.S. Postal Service with a postmark on or before December 31. All checks should be mailed, shipped or hand delivered to: Russell County Area Community Foundation, P.O. Box 172, 507 N. Main Russell, KS 67665-0172 Note: Checks that are mailed through the U.S. Postal service with a postmark and[...]

Gift Back to Your Community

This holiday season, please consider a tax-deductible gift to RCACF to support the Fund for a Better Russell County Area. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation will MATCH all gifts to this fund in December, so your donation will be doubled! This permanent endowment supports LOCAL grants for education, the arts, public health, parks and other charitable causes. Gifts to the Fund for a Better Russell County Area also make a great gift! We will gladly send a holiday card to a recipient to let them know of your generosity in their honor. Perfect for teachers, clergy, employees, family and friends. Click here[...]