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These types of gifts are accepted by the Ashland Community Foundation:


An Undesignated Gift:

  • The Foundation is able to distribute these funds to charities that meet the ever changing needs of the community.

  • This is an unrestricted fund.

  • There is no minimum required


A Field of Interest Gift:

  • These funds are used to address needs in an important area of community life such as the arts, aging, at risk youth, etc.

  • This is a permanent restricted fund.

  • A minimum of $5,000 is required.


A Designated Gift:

  • These funds are directed to specific agencies or purposes such as scholarships, nonprofit agency funds, etc.

  • This is a permanent restricted fund.

  • A minimum of $5,000 is required.


A Donor Advised Gift:

  • These funds involve donors in the use of their gift.

  • This is a permanent restricted fund.

  • A minimum of $5,000 is required.

Grow Ashland Together

Choose a Fund Name:


Most funds are named for the donor, the donor’s family, or as a memorial.  Every grant from the fund will carry this name.  Donors who prefer anonymity may choose a name that reflects the donor’s charitable interest.

Donor Giving Levels:


Less than $1,000         Builder

$1,000 or more           Leader            

$5,000 or more           Benefactor

$10,000 or more         Founder

$20,000 or more         Legacy Circle


Please contact the Ashland Community Foundation to make a contribution to the Grow Ashland Together Fund.

Ways of Giving


Cash Gifts – You can give a gift of any size. A cash gift is simple and convenient.


Paypal-  We accept All forms of payment.


Appreciated Property- Gifts of appreciated securities and real property may provide donors with income and estate tax advantages.


Livestock and Grain-

Bequests  The Ashland Community Foundation can be named as a residual beneficiary of wills, trusts and annuities. When the beneficiary’s life interest ends, the assets will be distributed to the charity as directed by the will or trust.


Charitable Trusts – Trusts allow donors to design an estate plan that provides for their lifetime income needs, as well as beneficiary and charitable gifts.


Life Insurance  Donors may make the Ashland Community Foundation the beneficiary of an existing or new life insurance policy.


Foundations Private foundations may direct gifts or transfer assets to establish a fund that retains their name and purpose.



Donations may be sent to:

Ashland Community Foundation
P.O. Box 276
Ashland, KS 67831
or call (620) 635-2531 for more information.

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