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Generosity Filled the Gap – 2022 Grants

Private giving for the public good. That’s the THCF tagline. And every year, that is exactly what your Community Foundation strives to do. We work with fundholders, big and small, to help them support the charities and causes near and dear to their hearts. This year, even with the markets being less than ideal, the generosity of our communities has been impressive. And we aren’t even into the traditional “season of giving” yet!

Behind the Scenes Wrap-up

A few times a year, Truman Heartland fundholders receive a special invitation to go Behind the Scenes at a local nonprofit around town. We visit all kinds of different organizations to learn about what new projects they are working on and how their work creates positive change in our communities.

Give Smart - Youth-Driven Grantmaking

As part of their grant review process, Youth Advisory Council (YAC) students plan visits to some of the nonprofits that have submitted youth-focused grant proposals to the Foundation.

Feature - A Leaders Perspective

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members are back at school and looking for new members to join their teams. We recently spoke to our Team Leaders at their monthly meeting about why YAC is a worthwhile community initiative, and here is what some of these future community leaders had to say...
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Event - Toast to Our Towns 2022

Have you heard? We are having a little get-together at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center with about 700 of our closest friends, family, community leaders, and elected officials. Would you like to join us?

Feature - 2022 Corporate Citizen of the Year

Each year, Truman Heartland recognizes a corporate citizen whose generosity in charitable giving has a tremendous impact on the region we serve.
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Initiative - YAC Grant Process

While other area students enjoy sleeping in and lazing their days away during summer vacation, Youth Advisory Council (YAC) students are busy making an impact on kids’ lives throughout the region.
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Initiative – Job Skills for New Careers

Job Skills for New Careers is a collaborative community initiative designed to help hard-working adults receive industry-recognized certifications that provide a living wage, advancement opportunities, and a new career that will remain in high demand locally.
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Feature - 2022 Humanitarians of the Year

Both Steve and Joan are positive, energetic, insightful, and selfless in their lifelong pursuit of bettering their local community. Whether it be the impact of art, urban revitalization, empowerment through education, or Jewish heritage, Steve and Joan are dedicated to helping others by giving of themselves.
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Campaign Contributions for a Cause

Thousands of dollars go in and out of local political campaigns during an election cycle. But what happens when the election is over, and the campaigning ends?



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