CFSEK Blog

CFSEK Gives Back to Community To Celebrate 20 Years!

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is celebrating 20 years of philanthropic work in our community. With a mission to encourage charitable giving benefiting the common good and the quality of life, CFSEK has made and continues to make a tremendous impact on the Southeast Kansas area. Founded in 2001 to support a wide variety … Continue reading →

Announcing the Knights of Columbus Endowment Fund

Pittsburg’s Broadway Tower Corporation has established the Knights of Columbus Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas using proceeds from the sale of the Knights of Columbus Tower. The new fund will continue the Tower’s mission through grants addressing Crawford County housing needs. Starting in 2022, the Knights of Columbus Endowment Fund will … Continue reading →

We Are Pleased to Announce Devin Gorman is Our New Executive Director

Following the recent retirement of Kit Parks, the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is pleased to announce the hiring of Devin Gorman as its new Executive Director, effective August 16, 2021. Devin comes to the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK), and affiliates Fort Scott Area Community Foundation and Girard Area Community Foundation, with a … Continue reading →

2021 Future Fund Grant Application Available Now! [Update: Closed]

2020 Future Fund Grant Recipients

Last updated September 1, 2021 Update: Future Fund grant applications were due August 31, 2021. Original post: The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Future Fund grant application is now available through August 31, 2021. The Future Fund Giving Circle provides grants for Crawford County, Kansas, nonprofit organizations, … Continue reading →

Welcome to the new and improved southeastkansas.org!

When you came to the website today, you might have noticed things look a little different. We’ve been hard at work behind the scenes to create an updated, modern, user-friendly replacement for the old southeastkansas.org. The old website served us well for more than seven years, but it was beginning to show its age. This … Continue reading →