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Discover the latest funding announcements, initiatives and snapshots of community members changing lives in Wichita.

Our office is on the move

March 20, 2023 | News

Renovations to our new location are wrapping up and WF staff is energized to move into a space that will radiate our work and mission.

From March 27 to 31, the Wichita Foundation office will relocate from the Epic Center to Broadway Autopark in downtown Wichita. Our processing…

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Vamos Nomar celebrates visions to activate the North End

March 20, 2023 | Stories

Vamos Nomar, a community-driven initiative led by Empower, spent the last year engaging with residents to hear their stories, memories and suggestions on ways to improve the North End. In January, Wichitans came together to celebrate efforts to bring their neighborhood ideas to…

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WF leaders attend the Knight Media Forum

March 20, 2023 | Stories

In February, WF’s President and CEO Shelly Prichard, Chief Strategy Officer Courtney Bengtson and Board Chair Debbie Gann represented Wichita at the Knight Media Forum in Miami. The conference is the largest annual convening of journalists, funders and leaders passionately…

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NonprofitGO launches Magnify program for nonprofit leaders

March 20, 2023 | Stories

How can we help nonprofit leaders navigate the realities of leading an organization? This question sparked NonprofitGO Founder and Executive Director Vickie Kline to launch a new Magnify Nonprofit Certification Program, supported by the Nonprofit Elevation Fund at WF.


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Guiding clients in charitable giving with Bryan Clontz

March 20, 2023 | Stories

What should a professional advisor do if a person called seeking help with S-corporation stock or real estate assets? What if someone wanted to gift a large annuity to a local nonprofit? These were a few real stories that a room full of 30 professional advisors heard from Bryan…

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