Truman Heartland Community Foundation


We are committed to supporting Eastern Jackson County and the nonprofit organizations who are working hard to continue to serve those most at risk in our community even in the face of this unprecedented challenge. Read More

Our office currently welcomes visitors by appointment only. To maintain social distancing practices, many staff members are working remotely and are available to assist you Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.




You can create an impact that lasts for generations

Ways to Give

We Are Here to Serve You

A leader in philanthropy in Eastern Jackson County and the surrounding communities, Truman Heartland Community Foundation has been a respected partner in charitable giving for 38 years.

We are working hard to support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. While the disruption and hardship caused by the disease and the efforts to slow its spread are unprecedented in our times, we know that by pulling together as a community we can support each other and help protect the people and organizations most affected.


Donor Advised Funds

What's a Donor Advised Fund?

Like a private foundation - only better. A Donor Advised Fund can help you be more strategic with your charitable giving.

Open a Donor Advised Fund


2020 Grant Recipients

Competitive Grants Program

We invest in nonprofits who share our vision for the future and serve Eastern Jackson County and the surrounding communities.

2021 Competitive Grants Program

Professional Advisors

Cole Eason

Resources for Advisors and Their Clients

We’re here to help Advisors strengthen their relationships with clients and share tax-smart strategies for charitable giving.

Resources for Professional Advisors

Annual Report

Together for Tomorrow

Never in our organization’s history has our work been more important than it is now.

Our 2020 Annual Report

In Our Community

 Willa L. Fancher and Martha A. Taggart

Faithful Friends Leave Transformative Gift to Community

Lifelong friends, Willa L. Fancher and Martha A. Taggart loved to travel, but they were proud to call Kansas City home. Now, their generous $2.8 million planned gift to Truman Heartland Community Foundation will ensure their affection for the region is felt forever.

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