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WF STAFF SELECTED FOR EXCLUSIVE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PROGRAM

July 07, 2022 | Stories

We’re constantly looking to unlock new ways of thinking through professional development opportunities. WF’s President & CEO Shelly Prichard and Chief Strategy Officer Courtney Bengtson were chosen to participate in CFLead’s Executive Leadership Institute (ELI), a year-long…

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WF LEADERS WATCH EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF LOCAL NEWS DOCUMENTARY

July 07, 2022 | Stories

Since 2004, more than 1,300 communities in the United States have lost neighborhood newspapers. What happens when these communities don't have local stories on the issues most critical to their quality of life?

In May, nearly 45 WF fund holders, Board members and community…

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MEET OUR NEW BOARD OFFICERS

July 07, 2022 | Stories

Leadership is key to solving the toughest challenges and the Foundation has strengthened its team by electing our slate of officers for the upcoming fiscal year: 

  • Board Chair | Debbie Gann, Former vice president of corporate communications and community relations for Spirit…
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INVESTING IN WICHITA’S TALENT

July 07, 2022 | Insights

Focus Forward revealed an alarming trend – our city is leaking talent at a pace unmatched to any of our counterparts. How could we move the needle on Wichita’s economic opportunities? In our Investing in Wichita’s Talent publication, you’ll look at the impact of our Talent…

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WF GIFT HELPS HUMANKIND OPERATE COVID ISOLATION SHELTER FOR HOMELESS

March 21, 2022 | Stories

In early January, temperatures dipped to low digits while COVID-19 rates surged, which created limited housing options for homeless individuals who tested positive. To provide a space for unhoused individuals with COVID, HumanKind Ministries opened a dedicated COVID-19 Isolation…

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